George Burnett Leisure Centre
Please note: the GBLC Sports Hall will be closed for maintenance from 22 September to 7 October 2022.
George Burnett Leisure Centre is the City of South Perth’s multi-purpose leisure facility. Located at George Burnett Park in Karawara, it offers a sports hall with basketball, badminton, soccer and volleyball courts, two seminar rooms and meeting rooms.
Behind the facility is a reserve with a playground, barbecues, an ‘edible garden’ and an outdoor skate park.
Fees and charges can be seen below.
The GBLC junior programs are for children who want to learn some skills in a social, fun and safe environment. Taught by experienced coaches they provide a great way for children to develop and master the fundamentals of selected games and activities.
School Holiday Programs
GBLC Junior In Term Programs
Drop-in social badminton is held 10am-1pm Sunday.
All ages and skill levels are welcome, with racquet hire available. Sessions cost $7, no booking is required.
Find out more about social badminton
All Abilities Arts for Adults
10-11.30am, Mondays 24 October to 14 November 2022
A four-week art program for people with disabilities aged 18+ run by an experienced Art teacher.
The program cost $60 + booking fees. All materials are included in the fee.
Numbers are limited. Carers are to remain with the participant in the class.
This event is held in partnership with Mentally Healthy WA to promote the Act Belong Commit campaign.
Community activity timetable
External user groups including sporting groups, associations and local businesses use George Burnett Leisure Centre to run a range of free and low-cost community activities.
For further information including pricing and registrations, please enquire directly with the contact listed below.
Better Health Company
Health Program for children aged 7-13 about healthy weight
|3.30-5pm, Wednesdays during school terms||Chris Vavakis - 0410 784 788|
Lifestreams Christian Church Karawara
Basketball, Pizza & Children's Activities
|Mature Adult Learning Association||10am-1pm, Friday||Sue - 9444 4902 |
|Multicultural Language Centre|
6.30-8pm, Tuesday & Wednesdays
(Italian/Spanish). All ages
|Liliana Aguirre - 0417 111 192|
|Pilot Pilates |
|Kay Hardie - 0403 812 391|
|Platinum Tae Kwon Do*|
|Adeline Cheong - 0414 932 609|
|Prime Movers (exercise for older adults)||9.30-10.30am, Monday and Thursday|
Lynn Panagopoulos - 9386 2049
|Yoga with Aileen Emery|
9.15-10.45, Tuesday and Thursday
|Aileen - 0419 047 904|
|Yoga on 32|
|Andi - 0404 661 077|
*indicates that the activity takes place during school term time only.
If you are looking to run an activity at GBLC, please contact us on 9474 0855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports Hall Hire
Our air conditioned sports courts are available for casual or ongoing hire for a variety of sports including:
- Table tennis
Please refer to the table of fees below for hire charges.
Off peak: 6am-5pm and 9pm-1am, week days
Peak: 5-9pm, week days and all weekend
Please note the facility is only staffed during regular opening hours. If you are booking outside of those hours further information relating to accessing the centre will be provided when your booking is made.
|Per Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$22.00|
|Per Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$25.00|
|4 Courts - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$75.00|
|4 Courts - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$85.00|
|Casual / Unsupervised Hire||All Users||Per Person Per Hour||Inc||$7.00|
|Half Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$25.00|
|Half Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$40.00|
|Full Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$40.00|
|Full Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$55.00|
|Sport Hall Storage||All Users||Per Use||Inc||$35.00|
|Badminton Racquet Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$7.00|
|Yoga Mat Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$7.00|
|Basketball Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$7.00|
|Volleyball Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$7.00|
|Soccer Ball Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$7.00|
Located just 15 minutes drive from Perth CBD with free parking, George Burnett Leisure Centre offers a choice of four modern air conditioned rooms. Chairs, tables and whiteboards are provided at no cost.
Rooms for hire
|Maximum Capacities||Seminar Room 1||Seminar Room 2||Meeting Room 3||Meeting Room 4|
|Seated - Theatre||60||35||31||35|
|Seated - Boardroom||20||20||20||20|
|Seated - Classroom||42||36||27||27|
|Seated - In groups||30 (5 groups)||24 (4 groups)||n/a||n/a|
|Other Uses||Group Fitness|
U shape x 18 people max
|1 - 6 yr old parties|
x 25 people max
George Burnett Leisure Centre can help you plan your kids’ next birthday party. Our party host can tailor parties for children aged up to 14 years old, including different themes, party games, sports or design your own party.
Prices start at $140 per hour for up to 13 people and includes room or court hire, sports or games and your very own party host. Guests are welcome to BYO catering however no kitchen facilities are available. Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.
|Seminar Room 1 & 2 - Off Peak Period||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour||Inc||$30.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2 - Peak Period||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour||Inc||$40.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2 - Off Peak Period||Social Activities||Per Hour||Inc||$40.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2 - Peak Period||Social Activities||Per Hour||Inc||$50.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4 - Off Peak Period||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour||Inc||$20.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4 - Peak Period||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour||Inc||$25.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4 - Off Peak Period||Commercial||Per Hour||Inc||$25.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4 - Peak Period||Commercial||Per Hour||Inc||$35.00|
Room Hire - Related Fees
|Data Projector Hire||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$30.00|
|Data Projector Hire||All Users||Per Day||Inc||$80.00|
|Portable Amplifier Hire||All Users||Per Use||Inc||$40.00|
|Late Booking Fee||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$60.00|
|Booking Cancellation Fee||All Users||Per Day||Inc||$60.00|
|Storage Fee||All Users||Per Use||Inc||$35.00|
|Storage Room Keys Bonds||All Weekend Users||Refundable||Exc||$50.00|
|Swipe Cards Bonds||All Weekend Users||Refundable||Exc||$50.00|
|Additional Cleaning Fees||All Users||Per Instance||Inc||$80.00|
|Call Out Fee||All Users||Per Instance||Inc||$60.00|