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Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre secures excellence award

Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre secures excellence award
December 23, 2020

Shoalhaven City Council’s Indoor Sports Centre at Bomaderry has received a Highly Commended Award at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence in Social and Community Infrastructure 2020, held last week.  

The award recognises the innovative design and positive impact the Centre has had on the community, in terms of infrastructure and place making.

The Centre has the capacity to cater for large-scale sporting and other events, with show court and grandstand seating, along with three further multi-purpose courts, meeting rooms, offices, fitness facilities, change room facilities, café and creche area. The precinct building area spans 5,703 metre2.

Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley was thrilled to learn of the result and noted “despite being a relatively new facility for the Shoalhaven, as restrictions have eased the Centre has fast become a hub for the local community, encouraging and supporting a healthier, more active and connected lifestyle for residents and visitors.

“This award is a great acknowledgement for all involved in its planning, design, construction and management and also demonstrates to the community the exceptional standard of community facility that we now have here in the Shoalhaven.

“With the relaxation of restrictions, we look forward to the Centre becoming a major drawcard for the Shoalhaven, attracting major sporting events and economic activity to the region, which will flow on to our communities.”

Constructed in October 2019 at a cost of $16.4 million, the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre is the only one of its kind outside the Sydney metropolitan area.

The Centre was also named a finalist in the NSW Regional Development Award of Excellence category.

For more information on the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre visit Shoalhaven Swim Sport Fitness  

Image: Jane Lewis, Interim Director City Lifestyles and Gary George, Project Manager of Shoalhaven City Council at the Awards Ceremony. Courtesy Shoalhaven City Council.

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