Tyabb Central Recreation Pavilion more accessible than ever!

Published on 27 August 2019


27 August 2019

Members of the Tyabb sporting community can look forward to much-needed redevelopments for the Tyabb Central Recreation Reserve Pavilion

The $530,000 project, funded through Council’s Capital Works budget, aims to create a more inclusive, functional and accessible facility.

The Tyabb Central Recreation Reserve Pavilion project will include:

• Two new compliant changeroom facilities, including female-friendly amenities

• An accessible toilet

• A new path to the pavilion

• A new ramp.

This essential upgrade addresses a gap in local facilities and will provide additional programming opportunities for local teams.

The project will help remove barriers for female sport participation and contribute towards the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s goal of an all-inclusive Peninsula.

Tyabb’s sporting community will see a great boost for grassroots soccer and cricket, helping the Tyabb Cricket Club and the Somerville Soccer Club grow and enable them to stage more training and programs.

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Councillor David Gill said “Council is thrilled to be improving facilities at sporting grounds across the Peninsula, especially by providing female-friendly and accessible amenities.”

“To see more of the community be able to enjoy the benefits of community sports will be a wonderful outcome of the project.”

Watson Ward Councillor Julie Morris said this was a great improvement for the local sporting communities.

“It will be fantastic to see the Tyabb Cricket Club and Somerville Soccer Club continue to grow,” she said.

This project is part of the Shire’s Sports Pavilion Strategy and Active Sports aiming to plan for the future provision of sports and sporting infrastructure throughout the Peninsula.

The Shire have already completed two pavilion changerooms in 2018/19 as part of the $1.7 million commitment to upgrade current facilities to make them more female friendly.

Construction is scheduled to commence in October 2019 and conclude in June 2020.

To learn more about the project, visit www.mornpen.vic.gov.au

PHOTO CAPTION: Watson Ward Councillor Julie Morris and Sport and Recreation Officer Daniel Garrood at the existing Tyabb Recreation Reserve

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