About the upgrade

In October 2018 the Victorian Government allocated $2 million for Stage 1 for the Carisbrook Recreation Reserve, which is one of our Priority Projects.

A further $2,157,900 was announced in August 2020 for Stage 2. Council has committed to providing $118,000 00 toward Stage 1 and $220,000 towards Stage 2,

The upgrade, which is a community led project, will be delivered in five stages with Stage 1 expected to be finished by August, 2021.

Stage 3, valued at $2.3 million, is expected to begin in December 2021 and are expected to be complete in August 2022.

What upgrades do the stages include?

The first phase of the project includes:

  • Car parking
  • New vehicle entry
  • Removal of away change rooms
  • A new green keepers shed

During the second stage, there will be the following works:

  • Upgrades to the existing netball and tennis courts including court resurfacing and line-marking

in Stage 3, there will be a new installed pavilion which will include:

  • Female friendly player and umpire change rooms and amenities
  • Two netball change rooms and amenities
  • A new netball show court with lighting
  • Multi-purpose room for events and meetings
  • First aid rooms
  • Office space
  • Baby feeding room
  • Disabled car space, ramps and viewing platform

Stage 3 works, valued at $2.3 million, are due to commence in December 2021 and are expected to be finished in August 2022.

The fourth and final stage will see a bowls/community pavilion with a toilet block installed, which will have:

  • A new pavilion to service bowling greens and community events
  • Kitchen with kiosk
  • Accessible public toilets at end of building
  • Disabled car space, ramps and viewing platform