Harbord Kikoff Soccer Centre Receives Sport Facility Grant

Sport in the Northern Beaches has received a major boost after the NSW Government announced a $472,640.00 grant for the Harbord Kikoff soccer centre.

The grant was awarded to Harbord Kikoff soccer centre for a project that involves playing field resurfacing, lighting, and fencing of designated playing areas.  While also upgrading the portable disabled access ramps and covered seating.

The grant was part of Round One of the NSW Government’s Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund which will see $50 million awarded to sporting bodies and councils over two years for new and upgraded sports facilities in greater Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

Member for Manly, James Griffin congratulated the Harbord Kikoff soccer centre on receiving the grant which will improve sport infrastructure for the sport-loving Northern Beaches community.

“Sport is part of the fabric of the Northern Beaches community,” Mr Griffin said.

“The Harbord Kikoff soccer centre upgrade will provide Northern Beaches residents with a modern, fit-for-purpose sports facility.”

Minister for Sport Natalie Ward said the Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund project will stimulate local economies, boost employment and promote healthy lifestyles across greater Sydney.

“Investing in new and existing sports is vital to improving the health and wellbeing of NSW residents,” Mrs Ward said.

“The Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund will promote improved health and wellbeing, and create a construction boom, boosting employment as part of the NSW Government’s multi-billion-dollar infrastructure pipeline.”

The Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund provides grants from $500,000 - $1 million to councils, local sporting bodies, NSW State Sporting Organisations, State Sporting Organisations for People with Disability, National Sporting Organisations and private enterprises.

For the full list of recipients and further information on the Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund, visit: https://www.sport.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants