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Stuart Park upgrade

Stuart Park Buildings upgrade
Stuart Park Amenities Upgrade

Council and the NSW Government have invested $4 million under the Regional Sports Infrastructure Fund into the development of Stuart Park to provide the community with an updated sporting and recreation destination.

The upgrades to Stuart Park will continue over coming months with the addition of multi-usage sports courts and lighting, refurbished amenities and canteens, sports field floodlighting, spectator seating, shade trees, car parking, new storage facilities and improved drainage.

Wood Street Amenities renovation
Demolition of internal works of the Wood Street Amenities will commence mid-December with expected completion March 2020. Alternative toilets to be installed. 

Impact: Short-term use of light machinery. Perceived Low impact upon the precinct and its users.

Wood Street works
Alternative arrangements - Wood Street access and parking will be from Stuart Street only. Work is to commence mid-January programmed to complete April 2020.

Alternative arrangements will be in place.

Project Updates

  • Outdoor Multi-purpose courts

    09 December 2019

    Two full size basketball courts have been poured and line marking done, furnishings and landscaping are currently being completed. The sports courts are to be open in January 2020.

    The Multi-purpose courts will be a great addition to the Stuart Park facility with connectivity to the indoor stadium for larger events.

    Stuart Park Multi purpose courts 3


  • Perimeter Pathway

    06 November 2019

    The perimeter pathway at Stuart Park is continuing with Wood Street pathways nearing completion.  To date over 850m of concrete has been poured.

    Stuart Park Pathway    Stuart Park pathway 2

  • Playground and Off-leash Dog Park - Now Open

    03 October 2019

    Families, sporting user groups and dog enthusiasts can now enjoy new facilities at the Stuart Park Sporting Precinct, with the completion of the new children’s playground, perimeter pathway and off-leash dog park.

    The new playground caters to a wide age group, and is a great addition for sporting visitors and surrounding residents. The playground is located centrally in the park in close proximity to parking and public toilets.

    Children will enjoy a combination of passive and active play experiences, with the playground featuring carved kangaroos, natural play elements such as balancing logs and steppers, a combination play unit with platform and slides, musical play, swings, a 6 metre high lunar climbing net and a wheelchair accessible spinner.

    There is also accessible access and amenities, shelters, seating, picnic tables, BBQs, bubblers and rubbish bins to ensure a great day out for families.

    Dogs of all sizes will be able to enjoy the new off-leash dog area, with separate fenced areas for small and large dogs who will enjoy a fun range of obstacles and activities.

    A 1.8 kilometre perimeter pathway will make getting around easier, and is sure to be popular with runners, walkers and bike riders.

    To see some of the great facilities available view the Image Gallery to the right.

    Completed - October 2019

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This page was last updated on: 10 December 2019