Hume locals to enjoy new and improved sporting facilities this summer

Carly and Josh

More facilities are opening in Sunbury and Gladstone Park to encourage a healthy summer of recreation for all residents.

In partnership with the Victoria Government, Hume City Council unveiled the redeveloped Gladstone Park Pavilion and the brand-new Langama Park Recreation Reserve Upgrade on Tuesday 18 October.

State Member for Sunbury, Josh Bull MP and Hume City Council Mayor, Cr Carly Moore, attended the official opening for both events.

The Gladstone Park Pavilion Upgrade includes:

  • Two new gender inclusive bathrooms

  • First Aid and trainers rooms

  • Dual umpire’s room

  • New kitchen and bar servery

  • New community rooms and

  • External covered viewing area

This project was made possible thanks to $400,000 in funding from the Victorian Government and Hume City Council contributing $1.53 million.

The redevelopment of the pavilion will encourage more people to access and connect with their community through events and local sport participation.

The Langama Park Recreation Reserve Upgrade includes:

  • Installation of shade cover and seating across the reserve

  • Upgraded lighting systems for the soccer pitches

  • External facade upgrade of Pavilion No.2

  • Refurbishment and increased capacity of change rooms in Pavilion No.2, and

  • A newly developed third Pavilion with new and accessible public amenities

  • New undercover viewing areas for participants and spectators

The Victorian Government allocated $1 million in funding towards the project, from the Local Sports Grants Major in 2020; the remaining $1.75 million was funded by Council.

These upgrades will service the Sunbury area, and surrounding communities to connect, get involved, and get active.

Quotes to be attributed to Hume City Mayor Cr Carly Moore:

“The upgraded Langama Park Reserve will provide a hub of community sport and connection for the Sunbury community for many years to come.”

“Redeveloping the Gladstone Park Pavilion means that more people are likely to take up an interest in local sport”

“We want to see residents getting involved and feeling connected with their community, especially after spending so much time indoors and online over the last few years due to the pandemic.”

“Female sporting participation has also increased in recent years, and today’s redevelopment will encourage greater participation for young girls and women for the long-term future.”

There projects were completed by Hume City Council in partnership with the Victorian Government.

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