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IYU Recreation Reserve, Pakenham - athletics facility

Major projects

165 Henry Road, Pakenham
Project description
A new regional athletics facility is being built at IYU Recreation reserve in Pakenham.

Stage one of the project will include:
• 400m running track with a 10 lane straight
• Facilities for:
– long/triple jump
– pole vault
– high jump
– javelin
– shot put
– hammer/discus
– steeplechase
• Lighting and car park

Stage 2 of the project will include a sports pavilion with a proposed design currently underway.

IYU Recreation Reserve is Cardinia Shire’s premier soccer facility and one of the best soccer venues in Melbourne’s south-east.

Previous works there included the construction of a full-sized senior soccer field, a pavilion, an all-weather synthetic soccer pitch, a playground and a basketball half-court.
This project is fully funded by Council.
Progress update
Tenders have been received and a decision on who will carry out the works will be made soon.
Works are set to begin late 2021.
The project is expected to be completed in 2022.
November 2021