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Avon Descent at Garvey Park

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the Avon Descent at Garvey Park by the Swan River!

Get up close to the action at the Avon Descent! Bring the family to Garvey Park, Fauntleroy Avenue in Ascot on Sunday 14 August from 11am to 3pm to relax and enjoy the race.

Enjoy live race commentary on the banks of the beautiful Swan River. Cheer on competitors as they head towards the finish line of this gruelling 133km white water race. There will be family-friendly activities and discounted helicopter rides available for City of Belmont residents (limits apply).

Free shuttle bus

On the day, a free shuttle bus will be running between the City’s Civic Centre (215 Wright Street, Cloverdale) from 10:30am to 3:15pm.

Helicopter rides

The first 50 City of Belmont residents will be able to access helicopter rides for $50 per person (a discount of $30). Non-residents will be charged $80 per person. After the limit of 50 is reached all passengers (City of Belmont residents and non-residents) will be charged $80 per person. Residents will be required to show proof that they live within the City of Belmont to receive the discount.

Concessions are not available for helicopter rides. Infants under 3 may sit on the lap of their parent and children under the age of 13 can share a seat providing the combined total weight of the children is less than 77kg.

Free food for City of Belmont Residents

As part of this event, City of Belmont residents can access FREE vouchers for food on the day (while stocks last and limited to one per person). City of Belmont suburbs include Ascot, Belmont, Cloverdale, Kewdale, Redcliffe and Rivervale.

While voucher numbers are restricted, any food or drink item can be paid for and enjoyed by residents and non-residents throughout the day.

Food Voucher Conditions – please read carefully.

  • Maximum of one voucher per person is permitted.
  • Voucher numbers are strictly limited
  • All adults accessing free food vouchers for City of Belmont residents must present photo ID with proof of address (valid driver’s licence, proof of age card, WA learners permit)when collecting food vouchers
  • Vouchers will be issued following confirmation of address. If you do not have appropriate ID contact events@belmont.wa.gov.au
  • Non City of Belmont residents will NOT be able to redeem vouchers. Food or drink options will also be available for purchase on the day by residents and non-residents.
  • Lost free food vouchers will not be replaced.

This is a smoke and alcohol-free event proudly brought to you by the City of Belmont. The City of Belmont is an Official Partner of the 2022 Avon Descent.

Please note: Attendees will be required to practice appropriate physical distancing for the duration of the course. Do not attend if you have any flu-like symptoms.

The City of Belmont is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all attendees and this event will comply with all relevant and recommended Government restrictions and health and safety protocols in place at the time of the event. Ticket holders will be advised of any changes to the event should they occur.

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August 14
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Garvey Park
1 Fauntleroy Avenue
Ascot, WA 6104 Australia


City of Belmont

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