Lightbody reserve, its sports buildings and future developments are all under consideration in a Waikato District Council masterplan to help build a cohesive, future proofed plan as funding starts to pour into the complex.
With funding for a new skate park and lighting system already approved having a holistic plan for the facility is necessary to ensure efficiency and direction as the governing Tuakau Combined Sports Society continues to grow its capabilities and pace of development.
New carparking, realignment of paths and roads and connectivity to surrounding areas are all high priorities and the Council has engaged with a landscape architect to get the balance right.
Meanwhile the Society is currently seeking funding for internal redevelopments of the clubrooms, including an indoor sports area. The cricket club has just completed an upgrade of the training nets at Lightbody reserve.
Many folks associate a sports hub with facilities. Bricks and mortar. They’re partly right. But often the facilities are a by-product of the mahi (work) that’s occurred behind the scenes. Mahi that, in many cases, has taken years...
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