Reopening Canada Bay

We will reopen our public facilities and venues from Monday, 11 October in line with the NSW Government's roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions as the state passes the 70% double vaccination target. Please see the drop-down menus below for information about Council updates to facilities, programs, services and more.

Customer Service

Our Customer Service desk at Drummoyne Civic Centre will reopen from Monday, 11 October 2021. In order to enter: 

  • Proof of vaccination. Visitors 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated and provide a COVID-19 Immunisation Certificate upon entry. Learn how to access your vaccination record here. If you have a medical exemption please follow the guidelines here.  
  • You must wear a mask. Children 12 years old and under are not required to wear a mask. If you have an exemption, please provide proof of exemption either by a signed letter/certificate from a registered medical practitioner or a statutory declaration.  
  • You must check in. Please check in to our venues and facilities using the Service NSW QR code or manually check in by seeing one of our friendly staff.
Libraries

Concord Library and The Learning Space, Rhodes will be open as of Monday, 11 October with COVID safety measures in place in line with the NSW Public Health Orders. Five Dock Library is currently undergoing renovations and will reopen in late October. 

To enter our Libraries: 

  • Proof of vaccination. Visitors 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated and provide a COVID-19 Immunisation Certificate upon entry. Learn how to access your vaccination record here. If you have a medical exemption please follow the guidelines here.  
  • You must wear a mask. Children 12 years old and under are not required to wear a mask. If you have an exemption, please provide proof of exemption either by a signed letter/certificate from a registered medical practitioner or a statutory declaration.  
  • You must check in. Please check in to our venues and facilities using the Service NSW QR code or manually check in by seeing one of our friendly staff.

Children aged 16 years and under who are unvaccinated do not require a vaccinated adult from their household to accompany them on their visit to an information and education facility (such as our libraries). 

Five Dock Leisure Centre

All Five Dock Leisure Centre patrons over 16 years old must check in to the centre using the Service NSW QR codes and provide proof of double vaccination, unless medically exempt. Masks must be worn by patrons over 12 years old, except when eating, drinking or engaging in physical exercise. The 1 person per 4 square-metre rule will apply in all areas.   

Health Club Information: 

  • All classes will be capped at 20 participants. 

  • Personal training sessions will resume. No health club individual program assessments will be available.  

  • Masks are required for indoor group fitness classes. 

  • Members will be required to bring their own filled drink bottle, towel, mat (if required) and boxing gloves (if required). Failure to bring a towel will result in no access to the health club. 

Gymnastics Information: 

  • There will be a staged plan for a return to gymnastics.  

  • Gymnasts who are under the age of 16 are not required to be vaccinated, however, parents entering the centre will be required to be fully vaccinated. 

  • Masks are required for all patrons over 12 years unless participating in physical activity (ie. masks on while warming up or prep, take a mask off to do floor tumbling, place mask back on while waiting for next turn).

  • All classes will be capped at 20 participants. 

Stadium Information: 

  • Badminton, basketball, netball, indoor soccer (futsal) court hire and online booking is now available, pickleball online bookings are also available. If you are making a booking on behalf of a group under 20 people, please ensure all participants are aware of the double dose vaccination, mask and QR code check-in requirements.  

  • Please enter the facility within a few minutes of your booking start time, and leave the centre right after your booking/play, preferably a few minutes prior to you finishing time. 

Drummoyne and Cabarita Swimming Centres

Drummoyne and Cabarita Swimming Centres are open. In order to enter our swimming centres: 

  • Proof of vaccination. Visitors 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated and provide a COVID-19 Immunisation Certificate upon entry. Learn how to access your vaccination record here. If you have a medical exemption please follow the guidelines here.  
  • You must wear a mask. Masks may only be removed when outdoors or undertaking excessive exercise. Children 12 years and under are not required to wear a mask.
  • You must check in. Please check in to our venues and facilities using the Service NSW QR code or manually check in by seeing one of our friendly staff.

For full details please visit Drummoyne Swimming Centre or Cabarita Swimming Centre websites. 

Venues for hire

Our venues have been reopened to regular hirers in line with all NSW Health COVID protocols. Casual hire will resume on October 25. Click here for the latest updates on NSW COVID-19 regulations or contact our Venues team at venues@canadabay.nsw.gov.au for more information. 

Massey Park and Barnwell Park Golf Courses

Massey Park Golf Course and Barnwell Park Golf Course are open with COVID safe measures in place. We urge users to get tested if they have symptoms, consistently practice good hygiene, and follow social distancing restrictions.

A COVID-19 Immunisation Certificate is required to enter pro shops or to play in a group of more than two.

Waste and recycling

Our waste and recycling services are operating as usual. 

Call the Waste Hotline on 1300 551 659 (Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm) or download our free 'Waste Info' app for kerbside and bulk household collection dates and notifications. 

Council meetings

Council meetings are currently being held online.

The public are able to view a livestream of each meeting in the usual way, via our Facebook Page at 6pm the evening of the Council meeting. 

We continue to encourage members of the community to place written submissions to Council meetings.

For more information on Council meetings, including how to register your attendance and how to make a written submission to Council, click here.

Council elections

The elections planned for 2020 were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The next election for the Council of the City of Canada Bay will be held on Saturday, 4 December 2021.

All City of Canada Bay residents on the electoral rolls will vote in the Council election on 4 December 2021. You can check if your enrolment details are up to date with the Australian Electoral Commission. Further information is provided below. 

Click here for more information from the Office of Local Government website.