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 May 2021) reflects the current stadium developments, redevelopment and or expansions that have been publically announced.

Projects in Master Planning with concepts completed. 

These projects are actively seeking funding.

  • Berkley/Illawarra – 4 court extension of exiting 4 courts facility. Concepts completed – with feasibility and submitted to Illawarra Council.
  • Coffs Harbour Council – Sports Precinct upgrade 6 courts – completing a feasibility study to seek funding through next election cycle – aiming to be shovel ready by the end of 2021.
  • Gore Hill Willoughby Council – 6 courts. Business case completed and approved. Development Application to commence June 2022.
  • Hawkesbury Basketball Association and PCYC – upgrade Hawkesbury Stadium with two new courts, including a show court and retractable seating.
  • Inner West Council – application to build two new indoor courts (Basketball and multisport).
  • Lane Cove Council – 5 courts. The business case to be complete in Q2 2021, going to Development Application shortly after that.
  • Liverpool Council – upgrade of Michael Clarke Centre to install sprung wooden floors.
  • Moss Vale/Wingecarribee Shire Council – Lackey Park Project – 3 court development connected to 2 existing courts as part of significant precinct upgrade with cricket and rugby fields and grandstand at Lackey Park.
  • Orange – 2 court extension of the existing facility. Concepts completed actively seeking funding.
  • Project Step up – 10-12 courts Basketball State Sports Centre. Actively locking in location and seeking funding from Federal and the NSW State Government.
  • The University of Wollongong – 3 courts at university. Upgrade of floors and all equipment. Have submitted for funding through Regional Infrastructure Fund.

Projects in Pipeline.

These projects are either fully funded or funding has been identified.

  • Bernie Mullane – management contract awarded to Hills Basketball Association. The contract includes all indoor courts and outdoor fields. 2 new courts will be added with sprung wooden floors and new technical equipment.
  • BNSW/Bathurst Stadium – upgrade of 3 sets of backboards and 4 scoreboards plus amenities and roof.
  • Coffs Harbour – 1 court extension Sportzcentral. Project commencing 1st half.
  • Coffs Harbour/Woolgoolga – 2 courts Construction to commence 2nd half 2021.
  • Cooma/Snowy Monaro – 4 new courts. Development Application submitted.
  • Dubbo – new sports precinct with 5 indoor courts in phase 1 and 4 in phase 2. Development Applications in 1st half 2021. Phase 1 fully funded.
  • Griffith – Westend Oval Project fully funded and tender to construct 5 new courts and upgrade existing two courts has been awarded.
  • Heffron Park – (19-May) Development Application was approved by the Sydney Eastern City planning Panel. Funding from the last election – 2 courts under construction.  Construction to commence mid-2021 with the opening of the Heffron Centre anticipated late 2022.  For more information HERE
  • Hurstville Leisure Centre – 2 new courts (stage 3 of large precinct upgrade).
  • Kevin Betts Stadium Blacktown – (18-May) upgrade of the current stadium and a 2-court extension. $5m State Government and $1.25m from the City of Blacktown Council.  The City of Blacktown Council is going to tender to appoint an architect for the design phase of the project.
  • Lake Macquarie Council/ Newcastle Basketball –10 courts including show court (3,500). Development Applications to be finalised 2nd or 3rd quarter 2021.
  • Merimbula – 4 courts roof covering all courts with dropdown baskets
  • Minto Sports Centre/Campbelltown Council – upgrade of all backboards and scoreboards
  • Quaycentre – upgrade of Hall of Champions. Sprung wooden floors, retractable seating, new lighting, ventilation, back of 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). To be completed July/August 2021
  • St Ives High School – 2 courts $19.3 million approved by Ku-ring-gai council to build 2 courts at St Ives High School joined to 2 courts completed by Department of Education in December 2020. Total 4 courts. Development Applications completed and construction to commence in 2022
  • Taree Basketball Association/Manning Council – 5 new courts – fully funded
  • Wagga Wagga – 4 new courts construction to commence 1st half 2021.

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.

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