The month has been set for the reopening of Myrtle Park camp ground in early December, but the mayor says some of the facilities may not reopen.
The site closed in March due to COVID-19 restrictions, but with restrictions easing it remains closed as the City of Launceston council works through a change of operator and its plan to reopen it.
On Thursday mayor Albert van Zetten said he had received several questions about the park, as he was sure other councillors had, and confirmed it would hopefully reopen in December.
However he said it was likely the kiosk and the hall would not be open in time for the summer season.
"Some of the facilities will probably not open as they were before, but there will be an opening in December.
"The council is very aware of how popular the Myrtle Park camp grounds are, particularly over the holiday periods," he said.
"Those people camping will still be able to hire a site, and make full use of the wonderful facilities we have such as the barbecues, playgrounds and tennis courts, while all the amenities such as the showers, the toilet and the laundry will also be open.
"However, casual day-use of the facility, at this stage, will not be possible."
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A proposed operation model for the camp site will go before the council at its next meeting on November 12. Mr van Zetten said subject to this, bookings should be able to be made from then on for December.
He said it was necessary to place some restrictions around usage of the facility over the summer months.
"Our officers have been working extremely hard to try and ensure that the timeframe of the closure was kept to a minimum after the lifting of the COVID restrictions," he said.
"There are still a few matters to work through, but by the November 12 council meeting, we should be in a much better position to have a much clearer picture of how the park will operate over the coming months."
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