Changes to our facilities

As we comply with COVID-19 restrictions, some of our facilities are closed, others are open with restrictions. Check the table below for the current status of each facility or venue.

Council events will be postponed and details are available on our What's on webpage.

When attending our facilities, thank you for helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by adhering to any restrictions, practising social distancing and maintaining personal hygiene. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visit and remain at home. Residents and visitors are also required to check in to all venues using the Service NSW app. For the latest updates, alerts and restrictions about COVID, please visit the NSW Government’s information hub. 

At all Council facilities reopening, measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are in place. Visitors will also be asked for their contact details, which will be stored confidentially and securely. These details will only be used for the purpose of tracing COVID-19 infections should the need arise. 

Facility or venue

Status

Details

Accommodation

Holiday parks

Now open to guests from Greater Sydney.

Central Coast Holiday Parks is following, and will continue to follow, all current Government Health Orders in relation to vaccines and travel to our holiday parks. 

Please ensure you are aware of any changes to the health orders that may impact your upcoming booking. 

Book online now – bookings required

Patonga Camping Ground

Now open to guests from Greater Sydney.

Patonga Caravan and Camping Area is following, and will continue to follow, all current Government Health Orders in relation to vaccines and travel to our holiday parks. 

Please ensure you are aware of any changes to the health orders that may impact your upcoming booking.

Please contact the park directly via email patongacampingarea@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 4379 1287 to make a booking.

Animal facilities

Central Coast Animal Care Facility, Erina

Open

Taking enquiries by phone. 

Open for impounded animals only.  Rehoming by appointment only.

Society of Companion Animal Rescue (SoCares), Charmhaven

Open

Taking enquiries by phone. 

Open for impounded animals only.  Rehoming by appointment only.

Arts & Culture

Gosford Regional Gallery and Edogawa Commemorative Garden

Open

Edogawa Commemorative Garden, gift shop and café reopening Monday 18 October 2021.

Main Gallery reopened 30 October 2021.

Term 4 Adult Art Classes commence from 25 October 2021 (children’s classes postponed).

Everyone 16 and over must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

We have a thorough COVID-19 Safety Plan which will be updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

COVID-safe measures include:

  • Proof of vaccination required for entry
  • QR code sign in
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Room capacities apply
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Laycock Street Community Theatre

Closed

Council is currently communicating with hirers that have existing bookings for the remainder of 2021 to determine the viability of their performances under the current COVID-19 restrictions and public health requirements.

Restrictions currently in place until 1 December pose significant logistical and capacity constraints for performances, however we hope that we may be able to reopen in some form towards the  end of November.

Further updates will be provided as soon as possible.

The Art House

Closed

Closed during the current lockdown – 6pm Saturday 26 June 2021 until advised.

The Entrance Gallery & Studio

Closed

Closed during the current lockdown – 6pm Saturday 26 June 2021 until advised.

Community and childcare centres

Childcare centres

Open

 
Community Centres and Halls

Open 

  • Community Centres re-opened Monday 25 October 2021 to regular hirers
  • Community Halls re-opened Monday 1 November 2021 to regular hirers

The below community halls (355 Committee managed) are open to casual hire from Monday 25 October 2021:

  • Kulnura Memorial Hall
  • San Remo Neighbourhood Centre
  • Sohier Park Community Hall
  • Summerland Point Community Hall
  • Tuggerah Community Hall

The below community halls are open to casual hire from Wednesday 1 December:

  • Bateau Bay Community Hall
  • Blue Haven Community Centre
  • Woodbury Park Community Centre

50+ Centres and Senior Centres (Managment Committee operated)

Open

The following 50+ centres opened on 1 November:

  • Ettalong 50+ – ph: 4304 7222
  • Gosford 50+ – ph: 4304 7065
  • Lake Munmorah 50+ – ph: 4358 8390
  • Toukley 50+ – ph: 4396 5075, w: toukley50plus.com.au

The following 50+ centres will open on 10 January 2022:

Closed during the current lockdown – 6pm Saturday 26 June 2021 until advised.

  • Wyong Seniors – ph: 4352 1553

The Hub Youth Entertainment Venue

Open

Reopened Monday 1 November

Customer service and carparking

Customer service - online

Open

centralcoastcouncil.custhelp.com

Customer service - phone

Open

Ph: 1300 463 954

Erina Library

Open

Reopened Monday 1 November

Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

Gosford City Car Park

Open

 

Gosford Administration and Service Centre

Closed

Reopening 1 December

91-99 Mann Street, Gosford
8.30am to 5pm  (excluding Union Picnic Day, Public Holidays and Council shutdown period)

Please note there is no longer a postal service at Gosford. All mail, parcels and deliveries must be delivered to Wyong.

Lake Haven Library

Closed

Reopened Monday 15 November

Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

The Entrance Visitor Information Centre

Closed

Visitor Information Centre will re-open 1st December in the temporary premises in Memorial Park.

We will open from 9.30am – 4.30pm Tuesday – Saturday (excluding Union Picnic Day & Public Holidays)

Council Customer Service will be available from the centre Thursdays & Fridays. (excluding Union Picnic Day, Public Holidays and Council shutdown period)

As of 2nd January Visitor Services will be back to trading 7 days per week (excluding public holidays) 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Woy Woy Library

Open

 Reopened Monday 18 October 2021 – Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Wyong Administration and Service Centre

Closed

Reopening 1 December

2 Hely Street, Wyong
8.30am to 5pm (excluding Union Picnic Day, Public Holidays and Council shutdown period)

Leisure centres, gyms & pools
Community sport postponed until further notice. See guidelines for safely organising, playing and spectating.

Gosford Olympic Pool

Open

Reopened on Monday 27 September 2021.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 5am-7pm
  • Saturday – 7am-3pm
  • Sunday – 8am-3pm   

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a pool/leisure centre.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend a pool/leisure centre if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Central Coast Stadium

Closed

Central Coast Stadium will re-open for events in November 2021.

Grant McBride Baths

Open

Lifeguard staff are in attendance 9am - 5pm 7 days a week until Friday 17 December.

For the Christmas holiday period from Saturday 18 December – Sunday 30 January 2022 inclusive, lifeguard staff will be in attendance 9am - 6pm 7 days a week.  From Monday 31 January 2022, lifeguard staff will then revert back to non holiday hours of 9am – 5pm until 25 April 2022.  

Please ensure you follow the lifeguard instructions while visiting the baths and if you have small children, constantly monitor them in or around any water environment.

Please ensure you comply with Public Health Orders for outdoor ocean baths facilities.

Lake Haven Recreation Centre

Open

Reopened Monday 11 October 2021.

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a pool/leisure centre.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend a pool/leisure centre if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Group fitness classes are limited to 20 participants.

Current staffed hours-

  • Monday to Friday 6am - 8pm
  • Saturday 8am - 4pm
  • Sunday 9am - 3pm

24 hour gym access is available for eligible members.

Niagara Park Stadium

Open

Reopened Monday 25 October 2021.

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend, proof of vaccination required.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Current staffed hours-

  • Monday to Thursday 9am - 8pm.
  • Friday 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 9am – 12.30pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Peninsula Leisure Centre

Open

Reopened Monday 11 October 2021.

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a pool/leisure centre.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend a pool/leisure centre if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Gym-based group fitness classes are limited to 20 participants. Creche is available with normal service hours.

Current staffed hours-

  • Monday to Thursday 5am - 8pm
  • Friday 5am - 7pm
  • Saturday 7am - 3pm
  • Sunday 8am - 3pm

24 hour gym access is available for eligible members.

Toukley Aquatic Centre

Open

Reopened on Monday 27 September 2021.

From Monday 11 October 2021 customers need to be vaccinated.

Everyone 16 and over attending leisure centres and swimming pools must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:Reopened on Monday 11 October 2021.

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a pool/leisure centre.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend a pool/leisure centre if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-Safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Current opening hours-

  • Monday to Friday 6am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 8am - 3pm

Reduced service resumes from Monday 8am and facilities will operate under amended operating hours. Check website for details.

There may be a wait to swim, capacity and lane limits – please be patient.

Wyong Pool

Open

Reopened on Monday 27 September 2021.

Vaccination Requirements for customers

Individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated in order to attend a pool/leisure centre.

Individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend a pool/leisure centre if not vaccinated, however if these individuals are accompanied by an individual who is 16 years or over that person must be fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 Safety Plans

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Current opening hours-

  • Monday to Friday 6am - 10am and 2pm - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 11am - 3pm

Libraries: T.  4304 7500, E. library@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

Bateau Bay

Open

Reopened Monday 1 November

Opening hours: 

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.
All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.
Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Erina

Open

Reopened Monday 1 November

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.
All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.
Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Gosford

Open

Reopened Monday 15 November

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Gwandalan Library Link

Closed

 

Kariong

Closed

Closed during the current lockdown – 6pm Saturday 26 June 2021 until advised.

Click and Collect Service continues.

Kincumber

Open

Reopened Monday 18 October 2021.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Lake Haven

Open

 

Reopened Monday 15 November 

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Mooney Mooney Community Library

Closed

 

Online services

Open

 

Toukley

Open

Reopened Monday 18 October 2021.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Tuggerah

Open

Reopened Monday 18 October 2021.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm 
  • Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Umina Beach

Open

Reopened Monday 15 November 2021

  • Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Woy Woy

Open

Reopened Monday 18 October 2021.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Everyone 16 and over attending libraries must be fully vaccinated – proof of vaccination will be required to enter. Under 16s can only attend if they are with a vaccinated member of their household.

All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Vaccination required
  • Mask wearing indoors
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

Click and Collect Service will continue at those branches that currently remain closed.

Outdoor venues
Council venues open for community sport. See guidelines for safely organising, playing and spectating.

Beaches

Open

Beach safety season has commenced with red/yellow flag and season commencing 20 September 2021 with last day season 25 April 2022.

Find out details about the Central Coast's 15 patrolled beaches.

Cemeteries

Open

Please contact us on 02 4350 5108 for bookings and enquiries in relation to the current NSW Public Health Order.

Central Coast Regional Sporting and Recreation Complex

Open

Open unless there are private bookings. Details here

Dog parks

Open

 

Grant McBride Baths

Open

Lifeguard staff are in attendance 9am - 5pm 7 days a week.

Please ensure you follow the lifeguard instructions while visiting the baths and if you have small children, constantly monitor them in or around the water.

Outdoor fitness equipment

Open

 

Paths & cycleways

Open

 

Playspaces

Open

 

Reserves

Open

 

Skateparks

Open

 

Sportsgrounds

Open

 

Tennis courts

Open

 

Waste management facilities

Buttonderry

Open

All of our customers can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-Safe environments includes important measures such as:

  • QR code sign in
  • Mask wearing at all times while on site
  • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
  • No group bookings or programs
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices
  • Pay using EFTPOS if possible

Read more about requirements at this facility

    Woy Woy

    Open

    All of our customers can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

    Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-Safe environments includes important measures such as:

    • QR code sign in
    • Mask wearing at all times while on site
    • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
    • No group bookings or programs
    • Rigorous cleaning
    • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices
    • Pay using EFTPOS if possible

    Read more about requirements at this facility

      Community Recycling Centre

      Open

      Reopened on Monday 11 October 2021.

      All of our patrons can rest assured that we have thorough COVID-19 Safety Plans and that these plans are updated to reflect any changes to the Public Health Orders that apply to the Coast.

      Our commitment to creating and maintaining COVID-Safe environments includes important measures such as:

      • QR code sign in
      • Vaccination required
      • Mask wearing at all times while on site
      • Physical distancing required (1.5 metres)
      • No group bookings or programs
      • Rigorous cleaning
      • Staff trained in COVID-safe practices

      Read more about requirements at this facility

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