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
– shot put
• 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.
Construction commenced in January 2022. It is anticipated the project will be open to the public in mid 2023.