Shoalhaven City Council closes a number of non-essential services

Shoalhaven City Council’s stage one plan in response to the Federal and State Government’s latest advice on COVID-19 will see the following facilities closed from midday today:

Indoor Sports Facilities

Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre

Bay & Basin Leisure Centre

Bomaderry Aquatic Centre Indoor Pool

Sussex Inlet Aquatic Centre

Ulladulla Leisure Centre Indoor Pool and Gym

Outdoor pool facilities that remain open at this time include Nowra Aquatic Park, Bomaderry Outdoor Pool, Ulladulla Outdoor Pool and, all village pools and sea pools.

Entertainment Facilities

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is now closed to the public. The Encore Café is still open for take away orders only.

The Visitor Information Centre- Nowra

The Visitor Information Centre at Nowra is now closed to the public, but enquires can still be made via phone on 44210778, with visitor information also available online.

The Ulladulla Civic Centre will be restricting the use of their meeting rooms. The Recovery Centre will continue to be open to the public as it is deemed an essential gathering. The Recovery Centre will adhere to all social distancing measures implemented by the Federal Health Department within an enclosed space where the 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies are now restricted. The Ulladulla Civic Centre’s The Café is still operating but is restricted to providing a takeaway service only.

Shoalhaven Regional Gallery & Arts Centre

The Shoalhaven Regional Gallery & Arts Centre Gallery will remain closed as scheduled for the installation of the environmental / climate control system until 7 June 2020. Further to this the Gallery will be restricting the use of their meeting rooms, a further review will occur as the situation changes.

Community Halls

Council’s Community Halls will temporarily be unavailable for hire, as Council adheres to the Federal Health Department’s regulations. This includes buildings at showgrounds, community sporting facility building, public halls, community centres and School of Arts. Council has decided to close all Community Halls, due to uncertainty about private events adhering to current health regulations regarding social distancing. The health and well-being of our customers is always at the forefront of our mind, and we want to ensure their safety.

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