When the Wallamba Bulls host the Old Bar Clams in the opening round of this year's Lower Mid North Coast's Kennards Hire minor premiership at the Aub Ferris Sports Complex at Nabiac next week players will notice a number of improvements.
The complex, which also is home to the Wallamba Soccer Club, now boasts a renovated club house, which will be complete and fully operational this week.
"The club house rebuild includes a brand new canteen and change room with shower facilities, along with a meeting room," MidCoast Council community spaces, recreation and trades manager, Dan Aldridge said.
A verandah also provides an undercover viewing area, providing extra comfort for sportsground users.
Sports fields at Lansdowne and Cundletown also have received a boost and are ready to kick off when sports return to the Mid Coast.
The club house rebuild includes a brand new canteen and change room with shower facilities, along with a meeting room.Dan Aldridge
Both the Lansdowne Recreation Reserve and Cundletown's Sports Field have now had lighting installed, with a contractor to visit over the next week to adjust and focus the lights prior to their commissioning.
"The lighting will make a big difference for the teams that train on these grounds, allowing training to continue past the early sunset that occurs on winter afternoons," Mr Aldridge said.
"In addition there's now possibility for evening use of the grounds, which will benefit local sports in many ways - allowing for uses such as catch-up games and new competitions."
The projects were completed thanks to funding of $656,378 from the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund, $24,900 from Cundletown Soccer Club and a $60,000 council contribution towards the Aub Ferris Clubhouse project.
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