Shoalhaven City Council is preparing to deliver the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Stadium adjacent to the existing Bomaderry Basketball Stadium and which will complement the adjacent sporting precinct. The sports stadium is anticipated to accommodate sports such as Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal, Netball and Badminton. In addition the stadium will have the potential to accommodate large indoor regional sporting competitions and events.
As shown in the attached in the plans below, key elements of the sports include:
- 4 multipurpose indoor sports courts
- Show court seating for 600 people
- Large mezzanine area
- Large storage areas
- Administration area
- Café area
- Supporting amenities
It is anticipated that development approval will be granted for the project in the upcoming weeks and for construction of the $11 million sports stadium to commence in mid 2016.
Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre - Update - November 2017
The attached photos illustrate the current activities underway, with the footprint of the building and car parks clearly visible with services installations in progress. The magnitude of the project is talking shape with activities ramping up to meet project program and stakeholder expectations.
Summarised below are key activities currently in progress including:
Bulk earthworks consisting of survey, excavation and compaction is nearing completion with the building and car park footprints ready for building commencement,
Preliminary services works including site sewer and stormwater pipe realignments ensured that existing services were moved prior to construction works,
Construction of structural concrete footings are in progress. These support steel and concrete columns, including precast concrete wall panels,
Concrete set down pads are currently under construction which provides a base for the sports floors to be constructed, this provides an indication of the building area onsite,
Blockwork retaining and structural walls including reinforcement and waterproofing protection measures,
Sanitary plumbing, water and drainage associated with the amenities are in progress,
Electrical power circuits and communications conduits are also in progress.