The lifeguard patrol season will begin a week
early at Eastern Beach, to coincide with the reopening of the children’s pool
on Saturday 21 November.
The wading pool will be monitored by Life
Saving Victoria (LSV) lifeguards and security, to ensure that visitors maintain
their social distance and follow COVID-safe measures.
The City has secured the support of LSV to
bring forward the patrol season, which would normally run from 28 November
through until April.
Lifeguards will be on patrol over the weekend from
11am to 6pm.
In line with Victoria’s COVID-19 directions, all
people over the age of 12 must wear a face mask unless they have a lawful
reason not to. This includes while they are in the water.
Visitors must also be respectful of other
people’s space and keep at least 1.5 metres distance from others.
We encourage families to limit their attendance
in the pool area to an hour, to allow other visitors to safely enjoy the highly
The wading pool has undergone significant
improvements over the past few months, with pool tiles replaced and a new
circulation pump and pool concourse pit lids installed.
Greater Geelong Mayor
Reserve has been Geelong’s premier family-friendly destination for more than 80
years. We are really
pleased to be able to welcome children back to the Eastern Beach wading pool
and encourage everyone to adhere to the guidelines and directions that are in
place so everyone can safely enjoy this wonderful reserve. Just remember
we must continue to follow the state’s COVID-safe measures.