Active Bass Coast - Get Outdoors, Get Social, Get Active


Active Bass Coast 

Get Outdoors Get Active Get Social

We are currently developing the Active Bass Coast Plan (Council's Municipal Open Space and Recreation Plan) and would like to hear from you.

The Draft Active Bass Coast Plan is available for comment (PDF 12.8MB).

You can provide feedback online or print out a feedback form (PDF 339kb)

Alternatively you can attend one of our drop-in sessions listed below

  • Cowes – Monday, 6 August, 3.30pm to 6.30pm, Cowes Cultural Centre Meeting Room 1, 91-97 Thompson Avenue
  • Grantville – Tuesday, 7 August, 3.30pm to 6.30pm, Grantville Transaction Centre, Bass Highway
  • Wonthaggi – Monday, 13 August, 3.30pm to 6.30pm, Old Wonthaggi Post Office, Corner Watt St and McBride Avenue
  • Facebook Q&A – Tuesday, 14 August, 6.00pm to 8.00pm,

Copies are also available at Council’s Customer Service Centres in Cowes, Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Grantville as well as Bass Coast  libraries (Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cowes).

You can also make a submission in writing to or to PO Box 118, Wonthaggi VIC 3995.

Submissions close on Sunday, 2 September.

Active Bass Coast sets the scene for a healthy and active environments and services in Bass Coast Shire.  The Plan recognises the value of recreation and our open spaces and aims to encourage everyone to participate in sport, to socialise, play and relax in our parks, to engage in community activities and to connect with Bass Coast Shire’s natural coastline, bushlands and waterways.

The three themes of the Plan are:

  • Active People
  • Active Places
  • Active Partnerships

Please email if you would like to stay informed.

For further information on the Plan, please contact our Recreation and Open Space Team, on 1300 BCOAST (226 278).

Bass Coast Aquatic & Leisure Centre Redevelopment Plans

Concept plans have been completed for the Bass Coast Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

Bass Coast Aquatic Strategy 2015-2024

Bass Coast Aquatic Strategy 2015-2024

Reserve Master Plans

This page contains information about the Cowes Future Recreation Land Master Plan, Dalyston Recreation Reserve Master Plan and Thompson Reserve Master Plan.

Sport & Active Recreation Needs Assessment (SARNA) - Closed

The Sport and Active Recreation Needs Assessment aims to understand the needs of local sporting clubs, recreation groups and resident.

Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve Master Plan

Preparation of a draft Master Plan has commenced for the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve

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