The Central Coast is set utilize seven upgrades at sporting facilities across the community, thanks to a $11.55 million investment from the NSW Government.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Adam Crouch said this was a big win for the regions sporting community.
“We are set to see the quality of our sporting facilities reach a whole new level, with 16 of our local sporting fields receiving upgrades with this funding,” Mr Crouch said.
“Works are now complete at Central Coast Regional Sports and Recreation Complex, Hylton Moore Oval, Terrigal BMX Track, Alan Davidson Oval in Wyoming, Kariong Oval, Patrick Croke Oval in Kincumber and Darren Kennedy Oval in Noraville.
“I can’t wait to see the remaining nine fields once they finish their upgrades and player are able to utilize these fantastic new facilities, including Northlakes Oval in San Remo.”
Central Coast Council Administrator, Rik Hart said these sports infrastructure improvements will benefit the region now and for years to come.
“The significant investment from the NSW Government has enabled Council, in partnership with Public Works Advisory (PWA), to deliver the works for the benefit of our local sports communities,” Mr Hart said.
“The drainage and irrigation infrastructure will help support local clubs and players by improving the playability of the fields, with sports lighting enabling night-time competition and training.
“Sport plays a big part in the lives of the Central Coast community with quality infrastructure supporting active and healthy lifestyles and proving a place for social connections. Therefore, Council remains committed each year to delivering and maintaining sports facilities across the region.”
This project is funded under the NSW Government’s $3 billion Infrastructure and Job Acceleration Fund.