The City has today reopened its Swim, Sport and Leisure
centres, after the Victorian Government announced an easing of restrictions.
Pool and gym users do not need to book
and can remain for as long as they like, although bookings will be required for
all group exercise classes due to density limits.
Further information on the centre
operations can be found here.
Under the changes to restrictions, the
City can also reopen other venues, subject to density requirements and visitor
Service Centres (Corio, Drysdale and Brougham St, Geelong)
• Belmont Market
Potato Shed; and
Reopening dates may vary for the
different facilities, given the different range of requirements.
A range of competitive sport,
recreational and community activity can also return to City venues, subject to
participant and visitor limits.
Greater Geelong Mayor
Stephanie Asher has welcomed the eased COVID-19 restrictions and called for
eligible residents to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
“Victorians have again
sacrificed a lot to run an outbreak to ground, and it’s encouraging that we’re
in the position where we can increase business, community and social activity,”
Mayor Asher said.
“But the continued
measures show we have a slow and steady path back to a way of living we’ve
“I urge everyone to
review their eligibility for a vaccination, speak to their GP if necessary and
to book in for a shot as soon as they can.
“The best hope to avoid
future lockdowns is for a marked take-up of our vaccination program.”
Mayor Asher also encouraged locals to
back Geelong region businesses as they continue to operate at limited capacity.
“It is vital to our local businesses,
and the employees they support, that we focus on buying locally and enjoying
experiences within our own region,” she said.
Further information about support
available and how the City is responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation can
be viewed here.
get tested if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. For local testing sites, visit www.barwonhealth.org.au/coronavirus/where-to-get-tested
vaccinations at the Norlane community hub can be booked at www.barwonhealth.org.au/coronavirus/booking-a-vaccination