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Netball at Rochester Avenue Reserve, Colonel Light Gardens

Colonel Light Gardens Primary School requested the use of the eastern tennis court and clubroom facilities at Rochester Avenue Reserve, Colonel Light Gardens for the playing of netball to assist with a shortfall in courts at the school. The School has previously used the facilities during the winter period at Rochester Avenue Reserve in 2005 and 2014 for the playing of netball.

Location: Rochester Avenue Reserve, Colonel Light Gardens

Facilities: Eastern Tennis Court and Clubroom

The community consultation to provide feedback on the request from the Colonel Light Gardens Primary School for use of the eastern tennis court and clubroom facilities at Rochester Avenue Reserve, Colonel Light Gardens for the playing of netball was undertaken in February/March 2016. 

At the Full Council meeting Tuesday 12 April Council resolved to grant a five year licence to the Colonel Light Gardens Primary School as follows:

That following consideration of the community consultation feedback, the Community Land Management Plan for Rochester Avenue Reserve and having regard to the Colonel Light Gardens Conservation Management Plan, Council approves a licence of five (5) years to the Colonel Light Gardens Primary School for use of Rochester Avenue Reserve, Colonel Light Gardens, commencing in the 2016 winter netball season, with conditions including: 

  1. For a 14 week period during the winter netball season (from approximately May to August, excluding holiday breaks);
  2. Use of one court (eastern) and clubroom facilities for junior netball;
  3. For use on Saturdays for 2 hours, between the hours of 8.00 am to 10.00 am or 10.00 am to 12.00 pm; and
  4. The School to install and remove both the netball goal posts and the tennis nets before and after the game to allow public access to play tennis at all times outside of the 2 hour period.

12 April 2016 Full Council Agenda.pdf(25504 kb)

12 April 2016 Full Council Minutes.pdf(221 kb)

Thank you to everyone that provided feedback.

Contact Details

Comments or questions in regard to this licence can be directed to:

Alice Ralph 
Sport and Recreation Officer
Phone: 8372 8888

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