Reopening of services and facilities

In-line with the recent government announcement detailing a phased approach to the easing of restrictions, the City of Cockburn will be re-opening a number of its facilities, buildings, amenities and services, commencing 18 May 2020. To find out what is open now, what is re-opening and when, see below.

  City managed buildings, facilities and amenities

Phase 1 - Open now

Facility, building, ammenity Details
Fenced dog exercise areas Open
Henderson Waste Recovery Park Open
Public toilets Some public toilets at regional parks
Tennis courts Coogee Beach, Len Packham, Anning Park and Davilak Park

Phase 2 - commencing 18 May

Access to facilities are in-line with the directions outlined on
Facility, building, ammenity Opening Date Restrictions
Libraries 18 May 20 person limit
Borrowing service only
Maximum time on computers -30 minutes
Manning Park stairs 18 May  
Sporting reserves 18 May Number of players permitted per field to be confirmed with the City
Non-contact training only
Ovals and toilets open only
Clubrooms closed
Youth Centre 18 May Open by invitation only
Limited programs
20 person limit
No 'drop-ins'
Cockburn Men's Shed 19 May Booking system to maintain 20 person limit
No new members or projects until further notice
Cockburn ARC 25 May Members only
Outdoor 50m & indoor 25m/ warm water pools open
Group fitness classes open (no spin classes)
User pay basis - $5.20 per visit. Membership suspension continues
All visits must be booked and paid in advance online
20 person limit to each pool and class.
Gym, indoor sports stadium remain closed
Shower, spa, steam room and sauna remain closed
Community facilities 25 May Existing regular hirers only
BBQ's, public toilets, water fountains 28 May All operational by 28 May

NOTE: Community centres: at this stage community facilities will be accessible for regular hirers with bookings that conform to the State's restrictions of less than 20 people. Unfortunately no new hire groups and casual bookings can be supported at this time.

Sporting venues: subject to further clarification from the State Government – from 18 May, we will confirm all sporting club winter applications with clubs with the intent that activities will resume as soon as possible.

Phase 3 - To be confirmed

Facility, building, ammenity Opening Date
Azelia Ley Museum TBC
Clubrooms TBC
Customer Service front counter - Admin building, Operations Centre, Marina Services TBC
Gym equipment - outdoor TBC
Jean Willis Centre (Cockburn Care) TBC
Memorial Hall TBC
Playgrounds and skateparks TBC
Reuse shop - Henderson Waste Recovery Park TBC
Seniors Centre TBC
NOTE: Cockburn ARC, libraries, community facilities and Cockburn Youth Centre - further restrictions will be removed to allow increased access.  

Please note that many of the events and activities run within the various facilities have been cancelled or postponed. Please visit the facility’s own website, or the City’s events web page.

Your bin and verge collections
The City will continue to provide bin and verge collections.
Henderson Waste Recovery Park
  • The park has re-opened on weekends and has resumed its 7 day a week service for residential and commercial customers (with trucks).
  • Reuse Shop is closed until further notice.
  • No cash is accepted at the weighbridge until further notice. Eftpos is still available.
  • All bin and bulk verge services are operating as usual.
Our beaches, parks and tennis courts
All beaches and City parks remain open.

The public toilets at C. Y. O’Connor Beach, Coogee Beach, the Surf Lifesaving Club and Rollinson Road are all open. Toilets at Port Coogee (Ngarkal Beach) have been closed. All other toilets will be operational by 28 May.

The Coogee Beach swimming pontoons have all been removed.

The tennis courts at Coogee Beach, Len Packham and Anning Park are all open during daylight hours.

Planning and building applications
All planning and building applications will be processed within current timeframes. Online applications are available only.
Council Meetings
All future Council Meetings including the deferred Special Council Meeting are to be live streamed until further notice, as allowed for by recent legislative amendments. 


Swimming pool inspections
A swimming pool inspections have been suspended, until further notice.
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