Grand Opening - Katherine and Big Rivers Community, Sports and Recreation Venue

Published on Wednesday, 7 September 2022 at 2:29:48 PM

The $5.45 million dollar facility, funded by the Northern Territory Government, Australian Sports Commission and Katherine Town Council provides a modern meeting place for the Katherine community.

“It’s multipurpose, accessible, and is designed to suit our hot weather climate with a breezeway and shade,” Mayor Lis Clark said. “We feel fortunate to have this facility for our community.”

The Katherine and Big Rivers Community, Sports and Recreation Venue includes:

  • Air-conditioned kitchen with serving windows to indoor/outdoor spaces
  • Includes 3x lockable food storages with refrigerator
  • 2x covered outdoor spectator area with connecting BBQ space to north and south ovals
  • Modern changerooms with showers, toilets and lockers
  • First aid facility. Small room with bed to treat minor injuries or wait for an ambulance
  • Public toilets and a cleaner’s room
  • Storage rooms for club sports equipment, with easy access to ovals
  • 2x office spaces for club administration
  • Upgraded carparking
  • Security facilities. Building constructed with sturdy materials to withstand sun and damage

The Grand Opening will be on Tuesday 20 September 2022 at 12pm, a light lunch will be provided.


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