Date

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Release

The construction of new netball and multi-use courts in the Warriewood Valley will begin in early 2019, following the adoption of a Plan of Management for the sports facilities by Council last night.

The plan includes four hard-court netball courts, a multi-use court, a 50 space carpark and a public amenities building. One of the netball courts can be used as a full basketball court with the installation of switchable posts.

Significant trees on the site will be retained, a wildlife corridor link at the rear of the park will be established and additional landscaping and water-sustainable urban design features will be provided.

Northern Beaches Mayor Michael Regan said the plan was developed in response to increased demand for more sporting facilities flagged in Council’s Sportsground Strategy in 2017.

“More lit hard-surface netball courts were identified to provide suitable playing surfaces for all grades.

“These facilities will cater to the needs of the growing community in the Warriewood Valley now and in the future.”

The proposed works will be funded through development contributions raised from Warriewood Valley developments.

The property at 3 Boondah Road Warriewood was purchased by Council in 2017 with the intention of using the land for sports activities and general recreation.