Published on 13 March 2020

Coronavirus update - Glen Eira Leisure memberships

Information regarding the Coronavirus outbreak and your GEL membership

Dear members and guests,

Glen Eira Leisure facilities are open.

Council is regularly monitoring the most up-to-date information provided by the Australian Government Department of Health.

The Victorian Health and Human Service Department have confirmed at the present time, there is no evidence of transmission in the community in Victoria, so you should continue to go about your usual activity. You don't need to take actions like limiting your movement in the community or staying at home. 

Healthy hygiene habits
With the progression of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, your health and wellness remain our top priority.  In response to the current situation additional sanitiser stations are available throughout the facilities, additional cleaning is scheduled, and we remind patrons to wash hands before your workout, wipe down equipment after use and continue healthy hygiene habits.

We encourage everyone to follow the advice of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to reduce your risk of catching the virus:

Free suspension

Glen Eira Leisure is offering free suspension in 14-day blocks during the Novel Coronavirus health issue.

  • We ask all members and guests to isolate yourself at home if you feel sick.
  • We ask all members and guests to isolate yourself at home if returning from a country that the Australian Government considers to be at high or moderate risk for Novel Coronavirus.
  • The high risk countries are currently; Mainland China, Iran, Italy and Republic of Korea.
  • The moderate risk countries are Cambodia, Hong Kong,  Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Thailand.

Advice for those who have travelled anywhere overseas is evolving rapidly as we find out more about this disease. 

Please refer to Australian Government Department of Health for most up to date information

Please submit your suspension request online here 

Additional information

Information about the Novel Coronavirus including its symptoms can be found at the Victorian Health and Human Services Department:

If you are concerned, call the Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398.

We will continue to monitor the health issue and provide updates to members and guests as required. If you have any questions, please speak to our staff and I thank you in anticipation of your ongoing understanding and support.

Yours sincerely, 

Paige Buse