Pipeline of Projects

Facilities and Infrastructure is a key strategic pillar for Basketball NSW. Basketball NSW works with all levels of government, basketball associations, other user groups to ensure that indoor sporting requirements are being discussed or developed.

The below Pipeline of Projects (as of December 2021) reflects the current stadium developments, redevelopment, and or expansions that have been publically announced.

Projects in Pipeline

Projects listed below are in planning or are actively seeking funding to meet local demand and grow basketball in Sydney and NSW (timeframe 2-4 years).

Longer-term master planning for each local council area is currently being undertaken and will be completed in 2022. A full masterplan for indoor venues will be published on this page when completed.

  • Albury City Council/upgrade of Lauren Jackson Stadium/Albury Excellence Hub (phase 1 – fully funded) and 3 court extension of stadium phase 2 (to be funded).
  • Bayside Council / St George BA proposal of a new 4 court venue linked to M6 project.
  • Blacktown City Council / Charles Lowes Leisure Centre seeking funding to upgrade floors and backboards for 2 courts.
  • Blacktown City Council / BNSW Western Sydney Excellence Centre/Hub 10-12 courts.
  • Canterbury-Bankstown council / Bankstown BA Condell Park Basketball Stadium 2-4 court extension project in conjunction with the council.
  • Central Coast / 2- court expansion project of the existing stadium.
  • Coffs Harbour Council / have completed business case to build a 6-court regional sports centre. Will actively seek funding for the project in 2022.
  • Georges River Council / Jubilee Oval upgrade project 3 community courts included in-stadium upgrade. The final business case to be submitted to the state government in 2022.
  • Hawkesbury BA and PCYC / to construct 2 new courts with retractable seating.
  • Hills Shire Council / Hills BA and Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Stadium 2-3 court extension project.
  • Hornsby Council / Hornsby BA 2-4 court extension project.
  • Inner West Council / Robyn Webster Centre upgrade of 2 indoor courts and upgrade of roof and amenities plans seeking funding.
  • Lismore Basketball Association / planned extension project of the stadium – 2-3 courts.
  • Northern Beaches Council / Northern Beaches Excellence Hub 4 new courts in the southern end of the council area. Official project kick-off in 2022.
  • Orange Council – 2-court extension project.
  • Ryde Council/upgrade of existing venues adopted council masterplan. Working to prioritise a project for basketball-specific outcomes. 2-3 courts.
  • Sydney Olympic Park – State Basketball Centre (6 -7 courts)
  • Willoughby Council – Gore Hill project 6 court indoor sports stadium. Business case completed and DA to commence in June 2022. Planned for completion 2025
  • Wingecarribee Council (Moss Vale) / Lackey Park Project 4 new courts and upgrade of existing 2 courts part of the overall upgrade of the whole precinct.
  • Wollongong Council / IBA project to expand courts by 8-10 courts. Illawarra Excellence Hub.
Projects in Pipeline

Projects listed below are in development application or construction has commenced.

The list also includes projects focused on upgrades of existing venues with funding approved.

  • Blacktown City Council / Kevin Betts Stadium 2-court extension project has commenced. In final stages of design phase – fully funded.  The masterplan includes a further 2-4 courts in the next 10 years.
  • BNSW/Bathurst Stadium – upgrade of 3 sets of backboards and 4 scoreboards plus amenities and roof. Funding approved. For more information HERE
  • Canada Bay Council / Concord Oval project including 4-courts under construction for completion late 2022.
  • Central Coast/Breakers Stadium upgrading of foyer and change rooms. Funding approved.
  • Coffs Harbour Council / Sportzcentral 1-court extension and upgrade of Hall 2 of the stadium has commenced architectural plans in the process of being completed. Completion 2023.
  • Coffs Harbour Council /Woolgoolga – 2-courts under construction to be completed in 2022.
  • Cooma/Snowy Monaro – 3 new courts. Development Application submitted.
  • Dubbo Regional Sports precinct – new sports precinct with 5 indoor courts in phase 1(fully funded) and 4 courts in phase 2 (not funded). In the Development Application phase.
  • Glen Innes / 2 new courts in the design phase – fully funded.
  • Griffith City Council / Westend Oval Project under construct 5 new courts and upgrade existing two courts for completion in 2022.  For more information HERE
  • Heffron Park – 2 courts under construction with the opening of the Heffron Centre anticipated late 2022.  For more information HERE
  • Hills BA / Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Stadium management contract awarded to Hills Basketball Association. The contract includes all indoor courts and outdoor fields. 2 new courts are now upgraded with sprung floors and new equipment.
  • Hurstville Leisure Centre – 2 new courts (stage 3 of large precinct upgrade). Project on hold for the council to resolve the planning matter. Projects are funded.
  • Ku-ring-gai Council / St Ives High School 2 additional courts to join the 2 courts completed by the Department of Education in December 2020. Total 4 courts. Construction to commence in May 2022.
  • Lake Macquarie Council/ Newcastle Basketball 10 courts including show court. Development Applications are still to be finalised.
  • Lane Cove Council / Lane Cove Indoor Sports Stadium 5 indoor courts business case completed and DA commenced. Planned for completion in 2024.
  • Liverpool Council/upgrade of Michael Clarke Centre to install sprung wooden floors – funding approved.
  • Merimbula – 4-courts roof covering all courts with dropdown baskets. Project completed. To see photos HERE
  • Parramatta Camellia / RK Corp. West Sydney Wolves conversion of a warehouse to 6 community courts and 4 FIBA 1 approved courts. Under construction for completion in March 2022.
  • Snowy River Council / Tumut Regional Sports Centre. 2-court stadium in the design phase – fully funded.
  • Sydney City Council / City of Sydney BA 2-courts added to Perry Park precinct for completion early 2022.
  • Sydney Olympic Park / Quay Centre – upgrade of Hall of Champions. Sprung wooden floors, retractable seating, new lighting, ventilation, back of the house and technical equipment. 3 full-size community courts and 1 full-size international show court. (2nd venue for FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022). Project to be completed in March 2022. Fully funded.
  • Taree Basketball Association/Manning Council – 3 new courts and upgrade of existing 2 courts – fully funded.
  • Wagga Wagga – 4 new courts under construction for completion in late 2022 (PCYC) – fully funded.

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Completed Projects

Projects completed in 2020 include the Grafton multi-million-dollar PCYC club with 2 new indoor courts, Barker College with 5 indoor courts, St Ives High School delivering the first 2 of 4 courts, Ku-Ring-Gai High School with 1 indoor court and the Shore School with 4 indoor courts.

Basketball NSW will actively support and seek funding for 5 significant infrastructure projects in Sydney for the next Federal and State election cycles in 2022 and 2023 and actively work with consultants to help these projects’ activities as required.

This is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change. This page will be updated whenever new information is available to provide you with as much information as feasible.