Reopening Roadmap

PUBLIC UPDATE – 19 january 2020

Werribee Outdoor pool IS OPEN AND COVID-safe

Werribee Outdoor Pool has joined swimming pools across metropolitan Melbourne that have re-opened following the easing of restrictions.

WHEN CAN INDOOR SWIMMING POOLS OPEN?

Yes, swimming pools can open.  

  • Indoor swimming pools can open subject to density quotients of 1 person per 4m sq.  
  • Outdoor swimming pools  can open subject to density quotients of 1 person per 4m sq.  
  • Schools using outdoor pools have an exception to this limit when they have exclusive use of the pool during their visit. 
  • Communal change rooms, showers and toilets remain open.  

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK WHILE EXERCISING?

You do not need to wear a face mask when exercising outdoors if you can keep a distance of 1.5 metres from people you don’t live with.  

You should wear a face mask when you are outdoors and you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others. You do have to carry a face mask with you at all times unless you have a lawful reason not to wear a mask. 

You must carry a face mask with you at all times unless you have a lawful reason not to wear a mask (such as a medical condition or are under the age of 12).   

For more information on face masks visit  Face masks: Whole of Victoria page.

 NEXT STEP: COVID SAFE PLAN

  • Check-in for contact tracing on arrival with a safe QR code (no-third party providers!) 
  • Ongoing & regular cleaning of the facilities by cleaners and safety attendants 
  • Access to hand sanitiser, wipes and disinfectant sprays throughout the facilities
  • Shower and change room facilities are now open, toilets are open
  • There will be limited places for each activity, density quotients which may mean we delay your entry. 
  • You must bring your own towel, filled water bottles and yoga mats to the centre
Updated: 19 January 2021
Victorian Government, 1 January 2021 , "Industry Restart Guidelines — Physical Recreation", https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/sport-exercise-and-physical-recreation-services-sector-guidance