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Tag: Sport and recreation

School offers cash incentives as fears of swim instructor shortage looms post lockdown

A Newcastle swim school is offering cash and free training in a bid to lure 150 new swim instructors before summer.

Paid traineeships for Hunter sport and rec teens

Online applications are now open for Hunter teens wishing to ultimately work in the sport and recreation industry.

Wheels in motion for Fernleigh Track’s FAST addition

While it might not be time to saddle up just yet, work on the Fernleigh Track extension has begun. Known as the Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track (FAST), the project will eventually form a...

Singleton buoyed by triple investment for sport and recreation

Investment in sport and recreation in Singleton will more than triple in 2021 with a champion list of projects for facilities across the LGA. It includes a new surface for Howe Park, lighting...

BMX at Redhead: What do you think?

Redhead is being billed as the next home of BMX, if the community agrees. Lake Macquarie City Council will begin asking residents in Redhead and surrounds this weekend whether they support a potential...

Pickleball serving up a challenge on global stage

Save the date: Saturday 10 October is World Pickleball Day. What is pickleball you ask? A cross between ping-pong, badminton and tennis, it is the fastest growing sport in America and local...

Basketball courts unveiled at National Park

One of Newcastle’s largest and oldest sportsgrounds has welcomed two new basketball courts over the weekend. City of Newcastle built the courts at National Park to replace the tennis facilities and sit alongside...

Strategy to review Lake Macquarie’s sporting experience

Lake Macquarie sporting facilities, community participation and future demand will be put through their paces as the local council puts together its new sporting strategy. The Sports Strategy 2020-2030 will look to plan...