EYE Fitness was established to bridge the gap between inactivity across youth and adult populations in Australia by incorporating innovative health and fitness technologies to get more people active.…read more
Gold Coast Suns open new training and administration hub in Commonwealth Games precinct
Having been operating from demountables behind the Metricon Stadium since entering the AFL Premiership in 2011, the Gold Coast Suns are moving into a new $22 million training and administration hub.
Revealed to media this week, the Suns’ new $22 million training and administration centre features a state-of-the-art gym, hot and cold recovery baths, a 25 metre three-lane pool, medical facilities and coaching offices. When completely operational, the facility will also have theatre and lecture rooms for player education, administration space for staff, a cafe and social area.
Part of the larger $126 million 2018 Commonwealth Games precinct, the facility is located on The headquarters, located on Gold Coast City Council land, was jointly funded by the Federal Government ($15 million) and the AFL and Suns ($7 million).
Labelling the facilities the best of their kind in the competition, Gold Coast Suns Chairman Tony Cochrane explained that training facility would establish the Suns as a truly professional club.
Stating that the new base already had lifted the spirits of the whole club, Cochrane commented “we’ve set a new benchmark for not only ourselves, but we’ve (also) set a new benchmark in the AFL.”
Cochrane said the facilities made the Suns a "fair-dinkum club" and he expected the results to follow, adding “I think this club is shaped to achieve that in the next two to three years.
“This year we have a very strong playing list. We have some depth for the first time ever and everybody in this club, whether you’re the coach or the cleaner, they know this is a really critical year in the history of the Gold Coast Football Club.”
Image: The exterior of Gold Coast Suns' new training and administration hub (top) and the 25 metre three-lane pool within the facility (below).
12th October 2016 - SMALL IMPROVEMENT IN ATTENDANCES AT STADIUMS QUEENSLAND VENUES
8th June 2016 - METRICON STADIUM’S NEW STADIUM APP PROVES POPULAR
15th August 2014 - WORK TO START ON KEY GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES FACILITIES
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Turnstile Entry Systems and Access Control Centaman Entrance Controls’ Award Winning Range of Access Control Systems includes tripod & triarm turnstiles, speedgates, full height…read more
Maytronics is known throughout the world as the leading manufacturer and distributor of pool cleaners, primarily under the Dolphin Pool Cleaner brand. Dolphin is regarded as the premier robotic pool…read more
SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…read more
From roll tickets, thermal tickets, wristbands and any other printed media, Kadok Press has been synonymous with delivering cost effective solutions to Australia and New Zealand markets for over 25…read more
At EventPro Software, we are proudly different from our industry competitors. We have a development-driven culture and 20 years’ experience in event, venue, and catering management software,…read more
Xercise Pro, coupled with Xercise Presenter, is a software package designed to provide fitness services, track the business of personal training, and manage the process of point of sale presentation.…read more
Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!