Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Affected City facilities and services

Following directions and health advice from the Australian and Victorian governments, the City has restricted access to a range of facilities, venues and services.

Customer service centres

Our customer service centres are closed until further notice. Visit our contact page for our alternative contact methods.


City facilities and venues

In line with the Victorian Government's statewide directions, the following public facilities have resumed activity, under restrictions:

Swim, Sport and Leisure centres - Leisurelink, Waterworld, Splashdown, Bellarine Aquatic and Sport Centre and Kardinia Pool reopened for swimming on 5 June. Lara will remain closed.

Gyms, group exercise and virtual fitness classes reopened on 1 July.

Note: All SSL memberships remain on hold.

Sport and recreation stadiums - The Geelong Arena (tenants) and Leisuretime Sports Precinct (bookings required).

National Wool Museum - The museum reopened on 27 June with two major exhibitions. The shop is open daily, with the Visitor Information Centre open Friday to Sunday.

The Carousel - The attraction on the Geelong Waterfront reopened on 29 June.

Belmont Market - the weekly market returned on 21 June.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation - all library branches and mobile libraries reopened on 9 June.

Geelong Gallery - the gallery reopened on 22 June.

Platform Arts - Some programming is being offered online, with all on-site activities suspended and the office closed to the public until further notice.

Child and Family services

The following services have been temporarily suspended:

Supported Playgroups

Parenting Sessions

New Parent Groups

Maternal & Child Health Services are providing face-to-face appointments for babies up to two weeks old. Other consultations will be offered by phone or skype.

Childcare and Kindergarten is continuing as scheduled.

Page last updated: Friday, 3 July 2020