Community Guide

 

Community Guide

 

This is your online guide for local events, groups, parks plus more!

 

Local Groups and Organisations

Be part of a range of local community groups at Alkimos and surround suburbs.


Alkimos Scouts
Fun youth development activities for young people.
Ryan Scott, Leader
Phone: 0401 474 746

 

Alkimos Surf Life Saving Club
Beach sports and skills training.
Garry Bunford, President
[email protected]

 

Alkimos Pirates Lacrosse
Local lacrosse team.
Simon Danby, President
Phone: 0401 521 414
www.pirateslacrosse.com.au


Brighton Junior Football Club
Junior Football for girls and boys.
Steve Kinnersley, President
[email protected]

 

Alkimos Pop Up Library
Pop Up Library and Community Space.
City of Wanneroo
Shop 8, Gateway Retail Precinct.
Opening hours listed on the City of Wanneroo website

 

Alkimos Beach Progress Association
Local group interesting in progressing all things Alkimos.
Chris White, President
Phone: 9590-0230
For more local groups, explore the City of Wanneroo's community directory
If you are keen to have your groups details listed here, please contact Luke Middleton, Community Partnership Manager at Lendlease

 

 

Community Events

Alkimos Vista will not officially open until early 2019. Recent buyers (who will become our first residents) are busy building their new homes.
Upcoming events include:

  • Alkimos Vista and Picasso Park launch planned for early March, 2019
  • New resident welcome, April 2019

 

Community Development Plan

The Community Development Plan sets out the framework for the community development program at Alkimos Vista. It has examined the local community and planning context to highlight opportunities for social infrastructure and community building. The implementation plan identifies specific actions, the timeframes and required resources to create a friendly, resilient community during the development period.

 

Community Development Plan

Community Development Implementation Plan

Healthy and Active Living

Picasso Park (to open March 2019): Double story play structure, multi-use sports court, playground, Sprout Community Hub and coffee. Located on the corner of Marmion Ave and Picasso Road.

Bristlebird Park: A great park over three levels with views out to ocean and Eglinton Rocks. Play equipment targets 6 plus. Facilities include tables and benches, Sprout Community Hub. Located on Providence Drive.

Graceful Park: A beautiful park planted with natives to manage storm water runoff. Public art embedded in the shade structures and on the ground, tells the story of the fish (munga) traps used by the local Aboriginal people. Facilities include tables, benches, play equipment and shade structure.

Sunset Peak: An incredible lookout with a view out to the ocean. In summer, it plays host to yoga classes and bootcamps. Facilities: Seating and shade structures. Providence Drive.

Leatherback Oval: The local sports oval configured as a football oval in winter and a cricket field in summer. Other sports clubs and fitness groups use the facilities including lights (100 Lux), 2 changerooms, 6 toilets and one canteen.

Fitness Park (to open Spring 2018): Featuring the ‘Alkimos Ascent’, fitness equipment, yoga relaxation zone and play equipment. Located on Leatherback Oval Blv & Pectoral Prom.

More local parks, can be found here

Access to Fresh Food

IGA, Alkimos on Graceful Boulevard provide fresh food and vegetables for the local community. A range of food offerings are available in the Gateway Shopping Precinct including the Thai Natta Restaurant, Finch and Co café, the Lighthouse café and Alkimos Pizza.

The closest food growing garden is the Brighton Community Garden, located in Amershan Crescant, Butler. They run a range of gardening courses and provide support and space for those looking to grow their own vegetables.

 

Waste Management

The City of Wanneroo provide waste management services for Alkimos Vista. Their website provides details on recycling, green waste, bin collection days and bulk waste pickups.

Transport

Bus: Initially Alkimos Vista will be primary serviced by buses that run along Marmion Avenue.
Train: The closest train station is Butler (approximately 3km)
Transperth provides up-to-date information on Information on bus and train timetables.
Metronet provides the latest information on the train line extension from Butler through to Yanchep. This will include a station at Alkimos, just over a 10 minute walk from Alkimos Vista.
Cycling and walking:
The City of Wanneroo provides details on the key bicycle routes for the local government area.
Cycle and walking paths for Alkimos Vista, can be found here.

 

Community Resilience Plan

The Community Resilience Plan address disaster preparation, communication (during and after), safety and response. The plan has examined key risks for Alkimos, and provided an overview of the local community. It has identified vulnerable groups in the community and listed guidelines for emergency preparedness.

 

Read Community Resilience Plan