City of Cockburn

Bibra Lake Reserve


Summary
  • The reserve has wide, level paths throughout and two playgrounds, one set on soft fall rubber and the other over sand
  • The playgrounds have accessible parking near the main entrance path
  • Accessible toilets are located on the west and east sides of the lake 
  • There is a level, bitumen walkway around the lake totalling 6 kilometres
Bibra Lake Reserve bench seat and view to bird hide Bibra Lake Reserve jetty Example of path
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Location (View Map)
Progress Drive, Bibra Lake, WA 6163 Australia

Closest accessible parking

  • Car park one (north, off Progress Drive) has two clearly identified accessible parking bays with a level paved surface.
  • Bays are 3.5 metres wide and 5.3 metres long.
  • Vehicle access from: Progress Drive
  • Pedestrian access:
    • There is a level paved surface between the bays and the footpath
Accessible parking bay, carpark one Accessible parking bay, carpark one Access to footpath
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Closest accessible parking

  • Car park two (south, off Progress Drive) has three clearly identified accessible parking bays with a level bitumen surface.
  • Bays are 3.2 metres wide and 5.5 metres long.
  • Vehicle access from: Progress Drive
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Kerb ramp between the bays and the footpath.
Accessible parking bay, carpark two Kerb ramp, carpark two
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Path through attraction
  • There is a wide, bitumen dual use path that circles the lake.
  • There is a narrow concrete path around the edge of the lake which is accessed over a grassed area.
  • There are park bench seats located occassionally along the path.  The seats are generally located across grass and are set on a concrete pad.
  • There is a non slip jetty overlooking the lake with access via the dual use path, on the westen edge of the lake.
Picnic facilities
  • Sheltered picnic tables are located throughout the reserve and are accessed over sandy grassed areas.  They are set on a concrete pad with fixed bench seating and space at the ends suitable for a wheelchair user.
  • The tables are 74cm high with 70cm knee space.
Picnic tables Picnic table Picnic tables Barbeque Drinking fountain
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Play area
  • There are two playgrounds at Bibra Lake Reserve.
  • Playground one (north) is an unshaded, unfenced playground set over soft fall rubber, connected by a wide concrete path.
  • A ramp leads to a raised platform and play area.  The 86cm wide ramp consists of two sections both 3 metres long with handrails and an average gradient of 1:7.  It has a landing at the change in direction.
  • Playground two (south) is shaded by trees and is set over sand with a low wall around the edge.  It is partially fenced on the road side of the play area.
Playground, north Playground, north Playground, north Playground, south
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Barbecues
  • Barbeques have the cooking surface 8cm high and the controls are at sitting height.
  • They are linked to the main path and are set on a concrete pad.
Drinking fountain
  • Numerous drinking fountains are located along the dual use path with controls at sitting height.
Jetty access
  • Access onto the jetty is via the wide, dual use bitumen path.
  • The jetty has a non-slip surface with hand and kerb rails on both sides.

Toilet: Bibra Lake Reserve Unisex accessible toilet (west)

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Open 6am to 8pm daily.
  • Signage: Clearly identified.
  • External access: Located off a wide dual use path in the main toilet block.
  • Main entrance: Through a small corridor 1.2 metres at narrowest point, which requires a change in direction.
  • Toilet door: The swing cubicle door is 85cm wide, heavy to open and slow to close. It has a D handle and a small lock. There is a small ramp at the door.
  • Pan height: 46cm
  • Basin height: 78cm
  • Lighting: Skylight.
Unisex accessible toilet entrance Toilet Basin Toilet diagram
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Toilet: Bibra Lake Reserve male and female accessible toilets (east)

  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Description:
    • Male and female accessible toilets, located on the eastern side of Bibra Lake near roundabout junction of Bibra Drive and Parkway Road.  Both toilets have the same layout.
    • No formal parking near this toilet, acess is via the lake pathway system.
  • Signage: Identified by words only, no access symbol.
  • External access: Located off a narrow concrete path which requires a change in direction.
  • Toilet door: The swing toilet door is 82cm wide, light to open and does not have a self closing mechanism. It has a small twist lock.
  • Pan height: 42cm
  • Handrails: Provided.
  • Basin height: 78cm
  • Lighting: On at all times.
Male and female accessible toilet block, east Entrance Toilet Basin Layout of female accessible toilet
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Information collected by: City of Cockburn

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.