Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
As at 2 July 2021, 6.15pm
City Update on Easing of Restrictions
CRAIGIE LEISURE CENTRE
Due to the 20-person capacity limit in gyms, swimming pools and recreation facilities, the Craigie Leisure Centre will remain closed until Tuesday 6 July, when the advance to the transitional restrictions come into effect.
At this stage, from Tuesday 6 July, there will be a maximum capacity of 150 throughout the centre. From this day, only limited facilities will be available.
An update will be provided on Monday 5 July regarding what facilities and services will be available and how patrons will be able to access the facility.
The City’s four community libraries resume normal operating hours on Saturday 3 July. The 4sqm rule and a 20-person capacity limit will be in effect. All library programs and events have been cancelled.
From Tuesday 6 July, Library operations will recommence as per Phase Four of the State Government roadmap to relax COVID-restrictions (more information at wa.gov.au), including the resumption of library programs and events.
Masks are to be worn at all times inside the City’s Libraries and patrons must register their attendance via the Safe WA app or paper form.
All hireable community facilities will remain closed until midnight Monday 5 July. This decision has been made due to the 20-person capacity limit announced today by the State Government as part of post-lockdown transition restrictions.
It is expected that facilities will reopen on Tuesday 6 July in accordance with State Government directions. Facility hirers must ensure they remain within the 2sqm State Government capacity limit, as well as ensuring attendees register via the Safe WA app or a paper contact register form, masks are to be worn at all times when indoors and other COVID-19 Terms and Conditions of Hire are adhered to.
Park bookings, including sporting club bookings and regular use of sports floodlighting, will recommence on Saturday 3 July.
In line with post-lockdown transition restrictions announced by the State Government, community and sporting groups will be able to conduct training sessions (without spectators) and have access to toilet and change room facilities.
PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS
The City’s playgrounds and outdoor gym equipment, the staircase at the Whitfords Nodes Health and Wellbeing Hub, along with tennis courts and the Mirror Park Skate Park (Ocean Reef), MacNaughton Park Skate Park (Kinross) and Shepherds Bush Park pump and jump track (Kingsley) will reopen on Saturday 3 July.
Facility users are reminded masks must be work except when undertaking vigorous exercise, as well as the need to practice good hygiene before and after using equipment, everyone is required to continue to adhere to physical distancing by remaining 1.5m apart from others.
Kerbside waste collections and processing, hard waste collections and processing and bulk verge green waste collection will all continue as scheduled.
Until Tuesday 6 July, the City’s Youth Centres, Truck and Outreach will remain closed, and Youth Programs and the Community Transport program will be cancelled. This includes the Youth Winter School Holiday Program scheduled to take place on Monday 5 July.
These services will recommence from Tuesday as per Phase Four of the State Government roadmap to relax COVID-restrictions. Masks must be worn; attendance must be registered via the Safe WA app or paper register and physical distancing is required.
The Anchors Drop-In program (Friday 2 July, 5.00pm – 7.00pm) and Music EDGE program (Monday 5 July, 3.30pm – 7.30pm) will be delivered online. For more information, visit the City of Joondalup Youth Services Facebook page.
The City of Joondalup’s Emerge Stronger initiative continues to be available as a resource as local communities continue to feel the effects of the Coronavirus emergency.
During this period of isolation and as this situation changes, these initiatives will be updated as work is done toward achieving positive outcomes for the community.
View the Emerge Stronger webpage.
The City will continue to support businesses through the Business Engagement Program as well as the Joondalup Business Catalogue. To access these services call 9400 4298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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