Sports Centre to have $500,000 upgrade
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Needed change: Minto Indoor Sports Centre will apply their $500,000 grant to improve the centre’s capacity to host the region’s biggest sporting events in the future. CEO Campbelltown Catholic Club Michael Lavarato , Pat Farmer, Bryan Doyle MP, acting GM Campbelltown City Council Lyndy Deitz , Hon Troy Grant MP, Cr Paul Lake, and representatives from Clubs NSW were in attendance for the announcement.MINTO Indoor Sports Centre will receive a $500,000 grant from the state government to improve the centre’s facilities and courts.
Campbelltown MP Bryan Doyle and deputy premier and Minister for Hospitality, Gaming and Racing Troy Grant were in attendance to announce the grant on Thursday afternoon.
The funds will be awarded to the centre as part of their success ClubGRANTS Category three application to redevelop change rooms, storage facilities and increase the court size at the complex.
Minto Indoor Sports Centre senior facilities manager Glenn Gooding said the grant is ‘‘extremely important’’ to their plans of updating the centre.
‘‘The Minto Indoor Sports Centre is getting on in its time and is getting tired,’’ he said.
The funds will be used to increase the court sizes, in particular the futsal courts to meet Football NSW regulations, as well as to increase the floor space for crowds to watch sports being played at the centre.
New change rooms and storage facilities will also be developed as a result of the funding.
Mr Gooding said the funds will help contribute to the centre’s master plan of gradually improving the centre over the coming months.
‘‘At the centre we are looking to host more big events and we want to make more space for crowds,’’ he said.
‘‘If we don’t continue to enhance the centre, we will lose the children to other centres.
‘‘We are trying o ensure the future viability of the centre for locals.’’
Mr Doyle said the funding will help improve the well-loved community centre.
“This redevelopment will ensure the Sport’s Centre has the capacity to host major state and national sport competitions and ensure equipment can be stored safely,’’ he said.
“I’m looking forward to our region welcoming basketball, futsal, netball, volleyball and badminton events and having a first class facility we can all be proud of.
“This is an important and very welcome project for the community which will be delivered by the Council and the NSW Government working together.’’
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