George Burnett Leisure Centre

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. The centre also runs a range of activities for the community. 

Behind the facility is a reserve with a playground, barbecues, an ‘edible garden’ and an outdoor skate park.

Book the sports hall or a meeting room online

Fees and charges can be seen in the tabs below.

Contact us

For more information about activities or hiring any of the Centre’s spaces, please contact the George Burnett Leisure Centre.
  • Phone 9474 0855
  • Opening Hours Monday - 8.30am-8pm
    Tuesday - 8.30am-8pm
    Wednesday - 8.30am-8pm
    Thursday - 8.30am-8pm
    Friday - 8.30am-9pm
    Saturday - 8.30am-6pm
    Sunday - 8.30am-6pm
  • Address Corner Manning Road and Elderfield Road, Karawara, WA 6152

Junior programs

The GBLC junior programs are for those children interested in sport who want to learn some skills in a social, fun and safe environment. The eight week programs are taught by experienced coaches and provide a great way for children to develop and master the fundamentals of selected games. Children will be taught skills and playing as a team. There are three clinics available - soccer, basketball and multisport.

Multi Sports

Multi Sports is an after school sports program that caters for children aged between 5-10 years and gives participants of all levels a chance to try their hand at a range of different sports. This program will not be available in Term 1.

Indoor Soccer

The Junior Soccer Clinic is for children aged between 5-10 years. Children will learn ball skills, technique, footwork and field awareness.

Basketball

The Junior Basketball Program is a great way for children aged 5-10 years to develop and master the fundamentals of the game. Taught by experienced coaches.

Kids Art 'n' Craft

A mixed media art class for children aged 7–12 years. During the term our art students will get the opportunity to use different art mediums and further develop their drawing skills. All materials supplied.

AFL

Want to try your hand at AFL and play like the stars do? The GBLC AFL program is an after school sports program for children aged between 3 and 6 years. Learning from expert coaches, each week will build another skill until we put it all together and play a game.

Netball

The GBLC netball program is an after school sports program running throughout Term catering for children aged between 5 and lO years.
Learning from expert coaches, each week will build another skill until we put it all together and play a game.

Kids Cooking

A kid-friendly cooking class suitable for children aged 7-12 years. Participants will get the chance to design and create treats including pizzas, cake and other delicious food. All materials supplied. This is a 4 week program.

Term clinics run from week 2 of each term. 

How to book

To register for any of the GBLC Junior programs, please phone 9474 0855, email leisurecentre@southperth.wa.gov.au or complete the GBLC Junior Program registration form.

Junior program calendar of activities

 Day TimeProgram Cost 
Monday

4-4.30pm (4-6 years)

4.30-5pm (7-10 years)

Junior Indoor Soccer clinic$40 for 8 week term
Tuesday4-4.45pm (7-12 years)Kids Cooking$50 for 4 week term
Wednesday

4.15-4.45pm (5-6 years)

4.45-5.30pm (7-8 years)

Junior Basketball clinic$40 for 8 week term
 3.45-4.15pm (3-6 years) Junior AFL Clinic$40 for 8 week term
Thursday3.45-4.15pm (3-5 year olds)

4.15-4.45pm (6-8 year olds)

Multisport clinic$40 for 8 week term
 4-4.45pm (5-10 years)Netball$40 for 8 week term
Friday4-5.30pm (7-12 year olds)Kids Art n Craft$90 for 8 week term

School holiday program 

The George Burnett Leisure Centre holiday program encourages children to have healthy, active, lifestyles while learning new skills.

The program offers a wide variety of sporting activities to encourage physical activity, participation and healthy lifestyles for kids!

See below for the upcoming school holiday activities.

Basketball Clinic

A basketball focused clinic where children will be taught dribbling, passing, shooting, game play and team skills. Sessions are provided for 5-9 year olds.

Sports Clinic

Learn to play four types of sports at each clinic including AFL, cricket and athletics. Sessions are provided for 5-7 year olds.

Soccer Clinic

A soccer focused clinic where children will learn game play and team skills through games and fun activities. Sessions are provided for 5-10 years

Kids Art n' Craft

Learn new skill and create a masterpiece. A kids arts and craft session running this April school holidays. Sessions are provided for 5-12 years

Chocolate Making

Get ready to celebrate Easter. A fun filled afternoon of Easter chocolate making. Participants will get the chance to design, create and decorate edible treats. Sessions are provided for 5-12 year olds.

How to book

To register for any of the GBLC School Holiday programs, please phone 9474 0855, email leisurecentre@southperth.wa.gov.au or complete the GBLC Junior Program registration form

April 2019 school holiday calendar of activities

 Date TimeProgram  Cost
Monday 15 April 201910am-12pm (5-12 years olds)Kids Art n' Craft$30 for 1 session
Enrolment closes 12pm, 12 April 2019
Monday 15 April 20191-4pm (5-7 year old)Sports Clinic$30 for 1 session
Enrolment closes 12pm, 12 April 2019
Tuesday 16 April 20199am-12pm (5-9 year olds)Basketball Clinic$30 for 1 session
Enrolment closes 12pm, 12 April 2019
Wednesday 17 April 20191-4pm (5-10 year olds)Soccer Clinic

$30 for 1 session

Enrolment closes 12pm, 15 April 2019

Wednesday 17 April 201910am-12pm (5-12 year olds)Chocolate Making - SOLD OUT

$30 for 1 session

Enrolment closes 12pm, 16 April 2019