George Burnett Leisure Centre

**** As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, GBLC is closed until further notice*****

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 **** As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, GBLC is closed until further notice*****

    Regular opening times:
    Monday - 8.30am-9pm
    Tuesday - 8.30am-9pm
    Wednesday - 8.30am-9pm
    Thursday - 8.30am-9pm
    Friday - 8.30am-9pm
    Saturday - 8.30am-6pm
    Sunday - 8.30am-6pm

    Courts and rooms are available for hire from 6am-1am.
  • Address Cnr Manning Rd and Elderfield Rd, 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 2-12 years and gives participants of all levels a chance to try their hand at a range of different sports

Term 1 2020

Soccer

The Junior Soccer Program is for children aged between 4-12 years. Children will learn ball skills, technique, footwork and field awareness.

Term 1 2020

  • Soccer 4-7 year olds (Beginners Session) - Monday afternoons from 10 February 2020 to 30 March 2020, 4-4.45pm.
  • Soccer 7-12 year olds (Advanced Session) - Monday afternoons from 10 February 2020 to 30 March 2020, 4.45-5.30pm.

Basketball

The Junior Basketball Program is a great way for children aged 4-12 years to develop and master the fundamentals of the game. Taught by experienced coaches.

Term 1 2020

  • Basketball 4-7 year old (Beginners Session FULL) - Wednesday afternoons from 12 February 2020 to 1 April 2020, 3.30-4.15pm.
  • Basketball 7-12 year old (Advanced Session) - Wednesday afternoons from 12 February 2020 to 1 April 2020, 4.15pm to 5pm.

Netball

The Junior Netball Program is an after school sports program running throughout term catering for children aged between 4-12 years.
Learning from expert coaches, each week will build another skill until we put it all together and play a game.

Term 1 2020

  • Netball 4-7 year olds (FULL)- Thursday afternoons from 13 February 2020 to 2 April 2020, 3.30-4pm.
  • Netball 7-12 year olds - Thursday afternoons from 13 February 2020 to 2 April 2020, 4-4.45pm. 
  • Netball Kids Competition - Friday afternoons from 14 February 2020 to 3 April 2020, 3.45-5pm.
    This is our next Netball competition perfect for those wanting to train on the Thursday and play on the Friday, or for those who are ready to step up into purely game play. This is limited to 16 participants.

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.

Term 1 2020

  • Art 7-12 year olds (FULL)- Friday afternoons from 7 February 2020 to 27 March 2020, 4-5.30pm.

Social Badminton

All ages social badminton runs every Sunday from 10am-1pm 1 March to 20 December 2020. Sessions cost $7, no bookings are necessary. Racquet hire is available. 

How to book

To register for any of the GBLC Junior programs, please phone 9474 0855, email leisurecentre@southperth.wa.gov.au or book online via the links above.

School holiday program 

GBLC school holiday program for April 2020 has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The safety and wellbeing of our community is our major priority in this fast moving environment.

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