Exciting news for the northern Gold Coast, with the $94 million Pimpama Sports Hub officially complete and open to the public.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate was on-site to swing open the doors to the massive venue on Friday, describing it as “simply outstanding”.
“This facility will be remembered as one of the best investments we have ever made in the northern Gold Coast,” Mayor Tate said.
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“It’s simply outstanding and will put smiles on thousands of faces every year”.
The community sports hub, which is built across 14 hectares at Pimpama, is the city’s largest-ever civic infrastructure project.
Work first began in October 2019, with more than 2300 workers, predominately from Queensland, taking part during the construction process.
“This project has been a significant contributor to keeping the city moving, boosting jobs for locals and injecting more than $161 million into the local economy,” Deputy Mayor Donna Gates said.
The hub includes a state-of-the-art aquatic centre featuring five pools, including a 50-metre outdoor pool, 25-metre 10 lane indoor pool, learn-to-swim pool, warm water program pool and water play pool.
It also boasts 12 netball courts, eight tennis courts, and a junior hot shot court, along with a fitness centre, 1km distanced marked walking trail, community park, and events park with Amphitheatre.
The hub hopes to attract 800,000 visitors in its first year, with a cafe, bbq areas, community centre, meeting rooms and dance studio also among the facilities on offer.
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