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.
Community activity timetable
For further information please enquire directly with the contact listed below.
Australian School of Meditation
|Marissa Bevan - 9313 3571|
Australasian Centre for Chinese Studies
|1-5pm, Saturday||Robert - 0401 529 920|
|Community Pharmacy Walking Group (Free)||7am, Tuesday||Michael - 9367 1584|
|Mill Walkers (Free)||7.30am, Wednesday||Helen - 0418 118 334|
|Multicultural Language Centre||6-8pm, Monday - Thursday (French/Italian/Spanish). All ages||Liliana Aguirre - 0417 111 192|
|National Seniors Australia||10am, fourth Wednesday of the month||John - 0416 338 505|
|Pilates ||6-7pm, Monday & 6.30-7.30pm, Wednesday||Kay Hardie - 0403 812 391|
Platinum Tae Kwon Do*
4-5pm & 5-6pm, Tuesday
5-6pm & 6-7pm, Thursday (all ages)
|Adeline Cheong - 0414 932 609|
|Prime Movers (Exercise for older adults)||9.30-10.30am, Monday and Thursday|
Judith David - 9386 2049
|Mature Adult Learning Association||10am-1pm, Friday||Sue - 9444 4902|
|South Perth Nordic Walkers (Free)||10.30am, Thursday||Hannes Holly - 0411 551 132|
|South Perth Socialites Walking Group (Free)||8am, Friday||Programs & Facilities Officer, GBLC - 9474 0855|
|Swedish lessons||6.15-8.45pm, Monday (20-65yo)||Swedish Courses Par-Johan - 0409 985 747|
|Western Founders||8.45-10.45am, 1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month||Rebecca Brockman - 0419 942 173|
|Wongs Academy of Chinese Martial Arts |
1-2.15pm, Saturday (Tai Chi)
2.15-4pm, Saturday (Kung Fu)
|Prof. Kit Po Wong - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yoga||9.30-10.45am, Tuesday and Thursday||Aileen - 0419 047 904|
|Andi - 0404 661 077|
12.30-1.30pm, Wednesday (Mums and Bubs)
Hana - 0431 074 229
*indicates that the activity takes place during school term time only.
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 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.
The Junior Soccer Clinic is for children aged between 5-10 years. Children will learn ball skills, technique, footwork and field awareness.
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.
Term clinics run from week 2 of each term.
|Junior Indoor Soccer clinic||4.30-5.15pm, Monday (5-10 year olds)||$40 for 8 week term||9474 0855|
|Junior Basketball clinic|
4-4.30pm Wednesday (5-6 year olds)
4.30-5.15pm Wednesday (7-8 year olds)
5.15-6pm, Wednesday (9-10 year olds)
|$40 for 8 week term||9474 0855|
3.45-4.15pm Thursday (5-7 year olds)
4.15-5pm Thursday (8-10 year olds)
|$40 for 8 week term||9474 0855|
|Kids Art n Craft||4-5.30pm, Friday (7-12 year olds)||$90 for 8 week term||9474 0855|
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! Three sports will be played each day for two days including soccer, basketball, t-ball, cricket and tabloid games.
Sessions take place from 9am-12pm during the April, July and October school holidays. Sessions are provided for 5-7year olds and 8-10 year olds.
School holiday basketball clinics
A basketball focused clinic where children will be taught dribbling, passing, shooting, game play and team skills
Sessions take place from 9am-12pm during the July holidays. Sessions are provided for 5-7year olds and 8-10 year olds.
MultiSports is an after school physical activity program that uses sport leisure experiences to meet the social, physical, cognitive and creative needs of primary aged children.
Sports Hall Hire
Our air conditioned sports courts are available for casual or ongoing hire for a variety of sports including:
- Table tennis
Book a court for hire online or by calling GBLC.
Please refer to the table of fees below for hire charges.
Off peak: 8.30am-5pm, weekdays
Peak: 5-9pm, weekdays and all weekend
|Per Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$20.00|
|Per Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$23.00|
|4 Courts - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$64.00|
|4 Courts - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$80.00|
|Casual / Unsupervised Hire||All Users||Per Person Per Hour||Inc||$6.00|
|Half Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$23.00|
|Half Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$34.00|
|Full Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$35.00|
|Full Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$50.00|
|Per Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$34.00|
|Per Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$50.00|
|Per Court - Off Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$36.00|
|Per Court - Peak Period||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$53.00|
|Sport Hall Storage||All Users||Per Month||Inc||$30.00|
|Badminton Racquet Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$6.00|
|Yoga Mat Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$6.00|
|Basketball Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$6.00|
|Volleyball Hire||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$6.00|
|Soccer Ball & Goals||All Users||Per Item - Per Use||Inc||$6.00|
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
|Seminar Room 1 & 2||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour - Off Peak Period||Inc||$22.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour - Peak Period||Inc||$30.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2||Social Activities||Per Hour - Off Peak Period||Inc||$32.00|
|Seminar Room 1 & 2||Social Activities||Per Hour - Peak Period||Inc||$40.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour - Off Peak Period||Inc||$17.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4||Not for Profit (NFP) Incorporated Group||Per Hour - Peak Period||Inc||$22.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4||Social Activities||Per Hour - Off Peak Period||Inc||$22.00|
|Meeting Room 3 & 4||Social Activities||Per Hour - Peak Period||Inc||$30.00|
Room Hire - Related Fees
|Data Projector Hire||All Users||Per Hour||Inc||$25.00|
|Data Projector Hire||All Users||Per Day||Inc||$73.00|
|Portable Amplifier Hire||All Users||Per Use||Inc||$30.00|
|Late Booking Fee||All Users||Per Instance||Inc||$55.00|
|Booking Cancellation Fee||All Users||Per Instance||Inc||$55.00|
|Storage Fee||All Users||Per Month||Inc||$30.00|