MAJOR EXPANSION FOR LAKE MACQUARIE MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK

Lake Macquarie will soon be home to one of the best mountain bike parks in the country, with a local club securing funds for a major expansion of tracks and facilities at Awaba.

It’s one of 10 sporting and community projects in Lake Macquarie to share in $3.5-million in state government grants.

Stronger Country Communities Fund – Lake Macquarie projects

Awaba Mountain Bike Park upgrade – $450,000
Bernie Goodwin Memorial Park & playground upgrade, Morisset – $616,024
Shared cycleway, Brightwaters – $620,000
Walters Park sportsfield lighting, Speers Point – $231,000
Swim centres shade infrastructure – $684,366
Hunter Life Education roof replacement, Edgeworth – $219,133
Lake Macquarie Outdoor Recreation Centre, Balcolyn – $200,000
PCYC, Morisset – $140,312
Awaba Oval storage building – $72,765
Wangi Creativity Hub – $116,500
Charlestown CREATE art activation – $136,400

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