What's happening at Westerfolds Park, Templestowe?

Interested in paddle sports? Then we'd love to hear from you!

Throughout March, Banyule Council, together with Manningham and Nilumbik Councils, Canoeing Victoria and the Melbourne Canoe Club, are asking people to 'have a say' on the Westerfolds Park Paddle Sports Plan.

The plan is part of a feasibility study to investigate enhancements at Westerfolds Park. It aims to improve facilities for park users including paddlers, Main Yarra Trail users and people participating in recreational activities. It proposes a Regional Paddle Sports Centre that would provide for increased boat storage, multipurpose spaces, a kiosk and change facilities along with proposed improvements to park and river access.

This regional feasibility study is being funded through a Community Sports Infrastructure Fund grant from Sport and Recreation Victoria and is being undertaken with the sites land managers, Parks Victoria and Melbourne Water.

How can I have my say

There are lots of different ways to have a say on the Westerfolds Paddle Sports Plan. Manningham Council are hosting the consultations and details are as follows:

Online yoursaymanningham.com.au/westerfolds

Post Recreation Planner, Manningham Council PO Box 1, Doncaster VIC 3108

In person at a community information session

Where: Westerfolds Park canoe launching area, vehicle entry at Fitzsimons Lane, proceed to riverside car park. Melway 33G2

When: Wednesday 14 March 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Tuesday 20 March 9:30am to 11:00am

Sunday 25 March 10:00am to 2:00pm

Submissions close Thursday 29 March 2018.

More information

For more information contact Manningham Council Recreation Planner on 9840 9171 or csadmin@manningham.vic.gov.au

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