Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Please read the following important information regarding COVID-19We are working to ensure that Somerville Recreation Centre remains a safe place to visit and work. The health and safety of our community is our main priority. We always uphold a high standard of hygiene within the centre, and we are taking extra precautions during this time.
We hope you will do what you can to take care of yourself and those around you. We also encourage you to use and support our community facility with confidence while it is safe to do so.
Please see the latest updates on the situation below.
Remember if you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms of the flu, cough or cold to please remain away from the centre until you are feeling 100%.
Somerville Recreation Centre is open again!
Please check the homepage for our operational hours.
To read our COVIDSafe Plan, click on the link below.
Update - 22/04/2022
Following the State Government announcement from 11:59pm 22 April the following restrictions will be eased for our venue:
• Proof of vaccination will no longer be required
• You no longer need to check-in via the Services VIC app each visit.
See you in Centre!
Read more here VIC Government Update
This is subject to change in line with revisions from the state government.
Thank you for your patience and support as our staff have worked through these restrictions over the last few months.
Update - 25/02/2022
Relief from Mask requirementsFollowing the recent State Government announcement, effective from Saturday 26th February masks are no longer required in our venue. It is encouraged that masks be worn when physical distance cannot be maintained.
Read more here VIC Government Update
Thank you for your patience and support as we have worked through the various restrictions over the last few months.
Update - 10/01/2022
Increase in Omicron casesRising numbers of cases are affecting all sectors of the community following the festive season. Density limits have been reinstated for hospitality venues and masks are required indoors.
Summary of current State Government restrictions:
- Proof of vaccination or valid exemption must be shown for all visitors aged 18 years or older. Click here for how to provide proof of vaccination.
- Masks are mandatory in our venue for all patrons aged 8 and older. Masks can be removed during exercise, but must be worn in the lobby and other common areas.
- Remember to continue to check-in via the Services VIC app upon entry.
- Density limits do not apply at the Centre and the venue can operate at full capacity
While we wait for restrictions to ease further, memberships can be placed on free suspension for those who may not be able to or wish to not return to our venue at this time. Please contact the centre should you wish to extend this.
Frequently Asked Questions Expand all
What are we doing to minimise health risks in-Centre?
The Centre will be vigilant in implementing infection control procedures including daily cleaning in accordance with normal protocols, the promotion of healthy hygiene habits and the provision of hand sanitiser for staff and patrons to use while attending the Centre.
What information and advice will help our members?
For now, the best advice is to follow some simple steps to help slow the spread of the virus and to reduce the risk of infection.
Follow the information and tips to help improve your safety and wellbeing, from Department of Health website
If I have or am undergoing a period of self-isolation, what happens to my membership?
If you are showing symptoms or have been recommended by a Health Professional to self isolate, you should be staying at home and minimising contact with others. Please contact the Centre team to discuss managing your membership where you are uncertain of your options.