Blueback Studio: Yoga & Ocean Art Community Event Space
Hosted by Blueback Freediving and YogaSpacetoCo Host since October 2022
Blueback runs a studio space in the City of Fremantle. Our freediving and yoga training is offered in the Perth area, and in coastal towns in WA. Blueback Freediving & Yoga offers yoga workshops, freediving courses, private freedive and yoga lessons, and pool squad training. We also offer ocean adventures and nature-based freediving retreats connecting you to sea country. See our website for more info: www.bluebackfreedivingandyoga.com
About this space
Blueback Studio is a warm, welcoming, and well-lit ocean-themed event space in a non-residential area of Fremantle.
We wish to create a safe, enjoyable, and accessible studio that equitably provides a functional space for a variety of local people to connect with others.
Yoga sessions, art and wellness workshops, social gatherings, industry training, product launches, or information sessions; are all possible within our studio.
Our studio is equipped with everything you and your guests might need for a yoga session, workshop, or creative lesson, including additional tables and chairs (on private request). There is currently no wifi.
We welcome short, medium, and long-term community clients, with a preference for medium-term (4 weeks repetitive) and long-term (1 - 3 months + weekly repetitive) clients.
We are happy to offer a community rate (by request) for not-for-profit organizations and start-up sole traders.
Please be aware our studio functions in a nonresidential light industrial area. we recommend yoga and wellness sessions are booked only before 7.30 am and after 4.30 pm to ensure less risk of disruptive noise during required quiet times. Please speak to us about this if you are unsure if this is a risk to your booking. we assume you have read this before you make a booking.
Event organizers who hire our space must include time to set up and pack away, their event within the booking. Please consider the nature of your event when allowing time for setting up and packing down & cleaning.
*Discounts available for multiple date bookings (such as a term) or extended periods (such as weekend immersions). Email to enquire about extended booking discounts & availability: email@example.com
AVAILABILITY NOTICE: The times listed as available for hire are subject to change. These times are built around (or through) yoga classes held at our studio. On some occasions, we can cancel a class to accommodate an All Day Hire but this will be assessed case-by-case and will require advanced notice.
Events we've hosted:
· Blueback Freediving Courses
· Women’s Circles
· Art Workshops
· Yoga & Wellness Workshops
· Day Retreats
· Club Functions
· Sensual Dance Workshop
· End of Year Work Function
· Charity Fundraisers & launches
· Women in Fishing Forum
· Weekend Trainings & Immersions
Our studio space can accommodate up to 30 people maximum. Any additional guests will be charged on a per-head basis and must be agreed upon prior to booking if above 30 people.
Our studio has;
· 12 stackable chairs
· 10 foam yoga blocks & 10 yoga straps (additional fees apply)
· 10 premium yoga mats (must be sterilized after use, if being used) (additional fees apply)
· One toilet/change facility upstairs (with shower), one toilet downstairs (no shower)
· Separate kitchen – kettle, glassware, cups, electric oven, cutlery, sink, fridge/freezer (No microwave, no cooktop).
· Parking for an organizer in front of the studio only (1 car). All-day parking is available on Pritchard Street (visible from our entrance) for guests. Parking free.
Drop us a line via the SpacetoCo messaging system if you would like to view the space.
Blueback Studio: Terms and Conditions for Hire
Please read the below terms and conditions.
By booking our studio, you agree to have read and be committed to our Terms and Conditions.
Hire Duration and Cost
Loss and Damage
Smoking, Alcohol and Substances
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Hire Duration and Cost
The minimum hire is 2 hours and an hourly rate is charged per hour ($50/hr*).
This rate is negotiable for committed local start-ups/entrepreneurs and not-for-profit events and organizations ($30-$40/hr)as we are committed to equity and value inclusivity.
Preparation and clean-up are calculated at the time of hire and are to be included in the hire time.
The hirer accepts responsibility and agrees to pay for any loss or damage sustained during the hire period.
Bookings will be subject to a bond of $100.00 taken prior to booking. Bond deductions or returns will be processed within 14 days of the date of hire.
Discounts are available for multiple date bookings (such as a term) or extended periods (such as weekend immersions). Email to enquire about extended booking discounts & availability:
All fees and charges are subject to change
The studio must be left in the same condition it is found in. With dishes and cutlery washed and put back, yoga props or other items neatly stored, and the studio space swept/mopped off any dust or dirt. We provide a recycling bin and small waste bin dust pan, broom, and mop.
On leaving the premises, the Hirer must ensure that:
· No food or drinks are left on the premises.
· Bins should be emptied after use and all rubbish is to be in a tied rubbish bag placed in the outside council bins and liners replaced.
· The premises should be left in a clean and tidy condition. Cleaning equipment is available.
· All furniture and equipment are to be returned to their original place.
· All windows and doors are to be securely locked.
· All lights and electrical items must be switched off as instructed after use
A $100.00 per hour Cleaning Fee applies if function space is not returned in the way it was found
The times listed as available for hire are subject to change. These times are built around (or through) existing classes held at our studio. On some occasions, we can cancel a class to accommodate an all-day booking but this will be assessed case-by-case and will require advanced notice of at least 4 weeks.
A written email notice is required for a full refund which only applies on notice of cancellation at least 30 days before the booking. Any notice closer than 30 days before the date of the booking will not be refunded.
The booking is made once confirmed by us and upon receipt of the full payment of the event space and bond.
An additional Security bond may be required depending on the event.
The security bond will be refunded after the function; less any incidentals or damage.
We will be under no obligation to proceed with the function if the full payment has not been received within 2 weeks of the event's date.
The Hirer guarantees that NO KEY entrusted to them for the duration of the hire is copied or otherwise given to any person or organization. The Hirer is responsible for the collection and return of keys. Upon collection of keys, you are required to provide a photo ID.
Arrangements to collect and return the key for the studio must be made at the time of confirmation of the booking but are normally within two days prior and after to the booked activity. Drop us a line via the SpacetoCo messaging system if you would like to view the space. It is preferred this is done at the time of key collection
Keys must be returned by 24h after the time of the booking. Key can be left on-site at a secure place by arrangement only.
DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING UNLOCKED SHOULD YOU HAVE MISPLACED THE KEY. If you have been unable to lock and secure the building you must stay at the studio until other arrangements have been made for the locking of the studio. Should you leave the premises unlocked then any malicious act, robbery or damage will be the responsibility of the Hirer.
$200.00 Late return or lost keys
Loss and Damage
The client is responsible for the conduct of all guests and will take full responsibility for any damage to persons or property caused by the client or guests and will pay incurred costs or cover any loss of business.
We do not accept responsibility for damage to clients or guests while on the premises.
The client accepts all responsibility for any damage done to persons and property during the course of their function.
We will not be held responsible for any damage or loss.
Damage to facilities or equipment due to malicious act or negligence are for the full cost of repair/replacement. Hirers & service providers should ensure they have adequate insurance in place for their business or industry
Our studio space can accommodate up to 30 people maximum. Any additional guests will be charged on a per-head basis and must be agreed upon prior to booking if above 30 people. We have safety considerations that must be considered.
Smoking, Alcohol, and Substances
Smoking is not permitted within the building and surrounds at any time. NO ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES are permitted on the property, under any circumstances. Service of liquor is considered on a case-by-case basis and must be agreed in writing by Blueback. The sale of liquor is not permitted.
Blueback may co-promote your event through social media channels if it aligns with its audience but is under no obligation to do so.
Entry has a flight of stairs. The studio has no wheelchair access.
There is no on-site wifi.
There is no cooktop, only an oven. All cooking must be approved first. This is not a commercial kitchen.
Hire requirements may alter due to changing Covid regulations set by the WA government
There is space for one car only on the premises, for the organizer at 3 Pritchard Street.
Please do not park in the driveway.
There is plenty of free on-street and off-street parking in the immediate vicinity.
Please advise guests to NOT park in the driveway as this is the access route for the business at the rear of the property. You will not be invited back if you cannot respect our request here and put at risk our amicable relationships with the other business users of this area.