Above: Newy Parkrun signage, funded by CN Recreation Facilities Grant
Recreation facilities grants provide funding to Newcastle sporting groups to assist with minor capital works projects.
Grants of up to $5000 are provided on a dollar for dollar/work-in-kind basis. These can be used for projects such as pathways, canteen renovations, fencing, park drainage, irrigation and cricket sight screens.
Below is a snapshot of successful 2020/21 Recreation Facilities Grants:
|Repair and repaint clubhouse
||Kotara Park Tennis Courts
|Construction of concrete path area
||Arthur Edden Oval
|Installation of synthetic turf in front of amenities building
||Gibbs Brothers Oval
|Resurface Tennis Court
||Newcastle Hill Tennis Courts
|Upgrade of sports floodlighting
||National Park Netball Courts
|Scoreboard fascia replacement
||Darling Street Oval
Our Recreation Facilities Program Policy (PDF) outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.
Applications for 2021/2022 will open in April 2021. How to apply:
Please contact the Parks & Recreation Team on (02) 4974 2000 if you have further enquiries.