Welcome to The Pool Enclosure Company (TPEC). We provide a large range of premium commercial and residential retractable swimming pool, spa and terrace enclosures throughout Australia, servicing…read more
PCYC plans new $15 million youth, sports and community hub in Wagga Wagga
The PCYC (Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW) has revealed a $15 million plan to upgrade the old South Wagga Bowling Club into a youth, sports and community hub.
The organisation's plans for the city’s largest integrated youth facility was developed after the PCYC consulted with more than 50 community organisations on ways to counter limited youth services.
PCYC has cited sport, recreation and youth development, a youth drop-in space, a cafe and events space as four key functions of the new centre.
However, the plan for the facility at the old South Wagga Bowling Club has seen the PCYC go back on a plan to relocate to Wagga Wagga's Bolton Park Stadium. Previously Wagga Wagga City Council and PCYC had signed a Memorandum of Understanding to redevelop the ageing indoor arena, which was built in 1977.
The South Wagga Bowling Club shut down in 2012 and has been the subject of a series of plans over several years, with the NSW Government rejecting an application for 300 additional poker machines in 2011 and a $35 million entertainment centre never coming to fruition.
Wagga Wagga's Mayor Rod Kendall said that the PCYC's proposal was a departure from the Bolton Park Stadium plan, but acknowledged PCYC’s vision, which “has a lot of benefits to the city”.
Mayor Kendall told the ABC "PCYC have changed their tact midstream, I guess you could say, and now they have got a stand alone proposal that they have given council some preliminary understanding of, at the old South Wagga Bowling Club.
"That means that council will need to effectively sit back and say 'Ok what do we now need to do with this upgrade at Bolton Park?'"
18th November 2013 - PCYC FEARS FOR PROGRAMS AS FEDERAL CRIME PREVENTION FUNDS PUT ON HOLD
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.
We are Aussie Strength. The ultimate supplier for Commercial Gym Equipment that's built to deliver in the toughest environments. From USA-Built hardcore weight training equipment from Arsenal…read more
Lander & Rogers' Sports Business Group is the leading sports law practice in Australia, representing over 150 national and international sporting bodies. Our clients include international…read more
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
Gunnebo is a global provider of security and access control solutions and services with sales companies in 31 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.…read more
At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…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
Clubware’s online gym software is not your run of the mill management system. It has been carefully designed to incorporate all the elements that a fitness club would need. How did we do that?…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!