Clubs score big in grant bonanza

Clubs score big in grant bonanza

Eleven sporting clubs across Logan will share $5.19 million of funding to be used for facility upgrades.

The clubs are set to receive lighting upgrades and new amenities, while one club will build a new arena, which will be delivered over the coming months.

The 11 clubs set to receive facility upgrades are:

  • Slacks Creek Football Club (lighting upgrade at Usher Park)
  • Logan Village Falcons All Sports (lighting upgrade at Big River Country Park)
  • Logan City Hawks Rugby League Club (lighting upgrade at Leighton Fields)
  • Mustangs Brothers Rugby League Club (lighting upgrade at Chambers Flat)
  • Jimboomba United Football Club (new changerooms at Kurrajong Park)
  • Park Ridge Active Riding Group (new equestrian arena at Skerman Park)
  • Middle Green Sports (lighting upgrade at Greenbank Recreation Reserve)
  • Twin Rivers Community Mallet Sports Club (amenities block at Bedford Park)
  • Beenleigh Junior Rugby League Club (lighting upgrade at Hammel Park)
  • Beenleigh Netball Association (lighting upgrade at Hammel Park)
  • Beenleigh Sports & Community Club (lighting upgrade at Dauth Park)

The funding came from the Queensland government ($2.67 million) and Logan City council ($2.52 million).

Member for Logan Linus Power said Guides Queensland and Logan Basketball would also receive $255,945 from the government.

“Our clubs and sporting facilities are very much at the heart of our community and this funding will ensure they are open and accessible to even more people,” Mr Power said.

Mayor Jon Raven said investment in local sport delivers multiple benefits for the community.

“Logan is officially the fastest growing city in Queensland – so we need our local sporting facilities to match that growth,” Cr Raven said.

“Eighty per cent of kids play sport, which is why these investments are so important for our community.

“Each upgrade is another step towards transforming Logan and creating a brighter future.”

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