Stage 3 restrictions service update: Yarra Leisure

Wednesday 08 July 2020

In line with the Victorian Government’s decision to reintroduce Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne, we are closing our leisure centres once again, although Burnley Golf Course will remain open.

What you need to know about our leisure centres

The following facilities are closed until further notice: 

  • Richmond Recreation Centre
  • Fitzroy Swimming Pool
  • Collingwood Leisure Centre
  • Collingwood Estate Gym

When will the leisure centres close? 

From 9pm Wednesday 8 July. 

What happens to my bookings?

If you have an active booking for Thursday 9 July or Friday 10 July, credits will automatically be applied to your account for use when we reopen again. There is nothing you need to do, the credit will appear in the ‘My Purchases’ section of the online portal.

What you need to know about Burnley Golf Course

Burnley Golf Course will be able to stay open under these restrictions, however the following measures will be in place when the course reopens:

  • 2 players per group
  • 9 holes only
  • Players to arrive 10 minutes before their tee time
  • Players must leave the course immediately after their round
  • No hire clubs, sand buckets, rakes, ball washers or air compressor
  • Practice facilities closed
  • Bookings only, no drop ins 
  • 2 people maximum in Pro Shop
  • No outdoor seating, takeaway only 
  • Contactless payment only (no cash)

For everything you need to know about playing at Burnley, please head to our Covid-19 Measures page in the Golf section of our website. 

What's happening with my membership or visit pass?

All membership and visit passes have been paused since our initial closure on Wednesday 18 March and will continue to be paused until we return to full service. Nothing has changed in this respect. 

What can I do to stay healthy and well?

Although we are closed, please make use of our free resources in the Wellness Locker – we’ll be keeping it well stocked with workout videos, workout plans, fun activities for families and more! 

How do I find out more information?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our second closure, please email us at

Read more on how this affects our other council services.

Get the latest COVID-19 information

You can find the latest official information about COVID-19 by visiting the Department of Health and Human Services. This is your best source for regular updates and the steps to take if you think you’re at risk.

For information about COVID-19 in your language, visit Translated resources - coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

If you suspect you may have contracted COVID-19, call the dedicated 24/7 coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 for advice. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.


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