Central Coast Council has commenced construction to upgrade the sports amenities building at Adelaide Street Oval, Killarney Vale (Tumbi Umbi) which is home to Killarney Vale Bombers AFL Club and the greater community.
Central Coast Council Director of Community and Recreation Services, Julie Vaughan said an upgraded sports amenities will provide an accessible facility so everyone can participate in local sport.
“The new sportsground amenities building will meet the growing needs of local sporting groups. The design includes four unisex change rooms, unisex toilets, ambulant & accessible toilets, first aid room, storage areas with new concrete pathways around the entire perimeter of the building that link to the carpark and existing AFL Clubhouse
Central Coast Council Administrator Rik Hart said this milestone is a result of Council, NSW Government and AFL working together for the benefit of our local community.
“Quality infrastructure supports local sporting groups, encourages active and healthy lifestyles and creates opportunities for social connections,” Mr Hart said.
“This project will deliver on a goal from Council’s community strategic plan to create a liveable coast through quality sports facilities and is one of many sports infrastructure projects underway this financial year”
This new sports infrastructure is due for completion by April 2022 (pending weather and other unforeseen events).
This project is jointly funded by the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund, NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants Program (provided to the Killarney Vale AFL Club), Central Coast Council and Australian Football League NSW/ACT (AFL Facilities Fund).
Photo: Council joined sports representaives at the construction site to mark this exciting occasion (Left to Right: Julie Vaughan, Counci Director Community & Recreation Services, Council Administrator Rik Hart, Wade Foley (Council), Matt Harris (AFL NSW/ACT), Wade Foley (Council), and Ryan Stanton (Killarney Vale Bombers AFL Club Representative)