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Facilities

The College is an oasis in the Kimberley - private rooms, a swimming pool, recreation rooms, sports facilities, study areas and landscaped gardens.

Accommodation

Broome Residential College is a modern facility with all the comforts of home and much more for your children. After a recent new build and refurbishments, college accommodation includes new specially built junior dorms, a state of the art recreation hall, new swimming pool and full size basketball court.

Comfortable, spacious and beautifully designed, each room is air-conditioned and complete with study desks and storage. Senior dorms have their own bath and laundry facilities. Supervisors are located in every dorm and dorms are cleaned daily by professional cleaners.

Our accommodation is divided into male and female dorms, with junior and senior dorms. Male students are never permitted into female student’s rooms and vice versa.

Common rooms

The college has a range of common spaces that we encourage students to use to socialise and spend time with their friends in.

A large common room for all students has been fitted out with comfortable and plentiful seating, including couches and giant bean bags – perfect for weekend movie nights. There are large televisions, connected to Foxtel and a large dining hall for all students to have their meals in.

Each dorm has a separate lounge area with a kitchenette with sink, cold filtered drinking water and microwave and there are decked courtyards and plenty of shaded outdoor space for students to hang out together and enjoy the lovely Broome weather.

Recreation

Your child has a range of recreational facilities to use while boarding at the college. With a large and spacious hall equipped with a pool table, ping pong table, foosball table, large screen projector, comfortable seating and a large screen television.

There is also a sound-proof music rooms with drums, acoustic, bass and electric guitars, microphones and sound system and Wii Station for up to four players at a time.

Outside there is a full sized under cover basketball court with spectator seating, tennis wall, gym equipment, 15 meter swimming pool which can be enjoyed year round and in the evenings, and large grassed area for footy, soccer, obstacle courses and games.

Free WiFi access to all students around college grounds and in dormitories.

Transport

At Broome Residential College, we have five vehicles to transport students to various activities, such as sport, dance, shopping and camps. These include:

  • 25 seater bus Mitsubishi FUSO
  • 22 seater bus Toyota Coaster
  • 11 seater mini -bus Toyota Hiace
  • 5 seater Hyundai iX35
  • 7 seater iMAX.
Access to school

Students who attend Broome Senior High School walk to school. The school is conveniently located adjacent the residential college.

Students who attend St Mary's College are driven to and from school in the College's buses.