With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
Construction set to commence on Brisbane Lions new Springfield home
With construction set to commence at The Reserve Community Arena in Springfield, the Brisbane Lions have shared the final renders of the design of what will be their new training and administration facility.
With preparatory earthworks finalised over the Christmas holidays, the latest renders show final design of the Lions new home. It includes a southern arena plaza that supporters will cross upon arrival from Springfield Central train station with an events lawn to host Lion Park activations and an indoor training field. The gardens will showcase the best of Brisbane’s subtropical flora, including species that flower in Lions colours throughout the season.
The arena renders also celebrate the Club’s heritage, with the grandstand paying homage to Fitzroy’s Brunswick Street Oval.
Spectator seating in the grandstand, hill areas and tiers around the oval have been designed to bring members and supporters as close to the game as possible while a flat oval surface will greatly-enhance fence line views of the action. A mix of seating and standing options and cover will improve the Lions match experiences in hot and wet weather.
With completion expected by November 2021 and the first AFLW matches planned for the venue in 2022, the Lions General Manager of Infrastructure, Strategy and Government Relations, Jake Anson stated “the past year has seen countless hours invested into selecting consultants and contractors, finishing our design, formalising our funding agreements and completing our lease and development approvals with Council.
“A new live-stream video on our Club website has been launched which shows fans our progress to date and will allow them to track our construction progress.
“Those earthworks will finish in the next four weeks with building construction to commence as soon as the site is ready.
The facility adds to Springfield’s other attractions, which include the Orion Lagoon and Robelle Domain family precincts, Orion Shopping Centre which continues to expand and one of Queensland’s best public-access golf courses at Brookwater.
Anson added “the Lions will host a number of events over the year ahead that provide construction updates and launch the public phase of our fundraising campaign, which will focus on raising the final funds for our new home with opportunities for our supporters to be a part of our Lions Legacy.”
Images show final renders of the Brisbane Lions new home at the Reserve Community Arena in Springfield.
4th March 2020 - Coronavirus fears sees AFL cancel Shanghai fixture
8th February 2020 - AFL announces key partnerships ahead of the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Competition
7th February 2020 - The AFL and Coles announce major five-year partnership
9th January 2020 - Snap Fitness expands Brisbane Lions partnership
6th December 2019 - Brisbane Lions accrue first profit in a dozen years
29th October 2019 - AFL reaches agreement with AFLW players for 2020 season
17th October 2019 - Gold Coast SUNS to take AFL Premiership games to the Northern Territory
11th September 2019 - Hyundai’s Brisbane Lions partnership a model of contemporary sport sponsorship
19th December 2018 - Taskforce sets out future for Stadiums Queensland venues
7th September 2015 - Orion Lagoon opens in Springfield
6th January 2015 - Lagoon and aquatic playground to be central feature of Robelle Domain
1st July 2013 - New playground brings excitement to Greater Springfield
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…read more
Developed in Europe, this innovative system offers a safety management solution for swimming pools that checks individual swimmers via their wristband - monitoring their depth and time. Sensors…read more
iDwala is the Community Sports Facility Specialist offering the highest quality designs and technical expertise to Councils, Schools and Sporting Clubs looking to create sporting…read more
We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…read more
Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…read more
The P.A. People is a specialist integrator and contractor in sound reinforcement, audio visual systems, performance lighting and production communications. Over its almost 50 year history the company…read more
PROVEN BUSINESS CONCEPTS WITH XBODY XBody’s goal is to see you and your EMS business succeed. That is why we don’t just sell equipment, we provide know-how, expert knowledge,…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!