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James Bathe Recreation Reserve

  • James Bathe Recreation Reserve is a new district-level sport and recreation reserve in Pakenham.The reserve includes ovals, netball courts, a playground, a community and sports hub and skate facilities.
  • The grass on the ovals is now being established. The ovals are expected to be ready for play in summer 2020–21.
  • The Community and Sport Hub will be ready for use in early 2020.
  • Both projects have been jointly funded by Council ($10.3 million) with support from the Victorian Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Fund ($513,442) and the Growing Suburbs Fund ($500,000).

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67 Caversham Drive, Pakenham

  • 2 ovals
  • 2 netball courts
  • A playground with integrated skate areas
  • A community and sports hub with:
    • community spaces (expected to open for bookings in early 2020)  
    • meeting rooms
    • social space
    • community kitchen
    • canteen
    • change rooms
    • universally accessible amenities
    • umpires room
    • a gym
    • first aid room.
  • multi-purpose cricket practice nets
  • multi-use ball court
  • walking paths
  • open space areas
  • wetlands
  • shelters
  • barbecue areas
  • car parking.

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For more information visit Halls and meeting places for hire