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Lake Cathie Foreshore Master Plan

Lake Cathie playground

At Council’s Ordinary meeting in February 2018, Council unanimously approved the  Lake Cathie Foreshore Master Plan2MB pdf(PDF, 2MB) as part of the 2017-2025 Recreation Action Plan.

Approved within the plan is the installation of a new family skate and recreation park, picnic and exercise equipment and additional off street car parking spaces. Also included will be the addition of new accessible amenities, shared pathways, landscape beautification, way finding signage and works to improve safety around the Lakeview Shopping Village.

Other features include:

  • A fenced playground area
  • New cycle and foot paths
  • Updated parking facilities
  • New accessible toilet facilities
  • New park benches
  • Turf upgrades and installation of native shade trees

Project Updates

  • Lake Cathie Foreshore update

    01 May 2019

    Work has commenced on Stage One of the Foreshore Reserve Master plan (excluding the skate park). The work will be staged starting with the installation of the new amenities to minimise impact on reserve users.

    Stage One works include installation of an accessible amenities, demolition of the existing amenities, new wider concrete pathways, park furniture and tree planting. These works are funded by NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet through Round 2 of the Stronger Country Communities Fund.

    A contribution toward the skate park has been included in the 2019/20 draft operational plan. It is expected the remainder of the funding will be sourced through grant applications.

  • Playground open

    09 November 2018

    The Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve Playground is now open.

    Families can now enjoy the new fully fenced play area and all abilities play equipment that includes a wheelchair accessible carousel, and some natural play elements for those little adventurers out there!

    Other features include carousel, swings, play structure, balance beams and nature play area.

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This page was last updated on: 27 June 2019