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:
|PROJECT ||LOCATION |
|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 |
Applications for 2021/2022 will open in May 2021. More details, including Guidelines and Criteria, will be available closer to the opening date.
Please contact the Parks & Recreation Team on (02) 4974 2000 if you have further enquiries.