Sport & recreation

Councils provide a broad range of sporting, recreational and leisure services at a large range of facilities, parklands and open space areas. This may include:

  • Sports ovals, courts and fields, and changing room facilities
  • Leisure/recreation/sports centres
  • Public swimming pools and aquatic recreation facilities
  • Community and youth centres
  • Golf courses
  • Play spaces and playgrounds
  • Recreational trails (walking and bikes tracks)
  • Hire of community halls
  • Skate parks.

Councils are also responsible for tenancy lease agreements, and planning for the public health and wellbeing of their communities.

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