Heffron park

Parks & Playgrounds

Construction of a new netball shade structure begins at Heffron Park

Construction of a shade structure for netball courts at Heffron Park in Sydney’s east is now under way. The structure is planned to cover six netball courts and eventually also include tiered seating for players and spectators. Randwick Mayor Philipa Veitch said the new structure is an important addition to Heffron Park, the LGA’s largest recreational park that hosts training and competitions for several sports including netball, cricket, touch football, cycling, rugby union, rugby league, soccer and Oztag. “The works are part of Randwick Council’s continued efforts to provide and maintain high quality public spaces,” Mayor Veitch said. “Netball is…

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Events, What to do

Watch the 2023 Word cup Soccer in Heffron Park

Bring your friends and family and come on down to Randwick Council’s free live site at Heffron Park to cheer on the mighty Matildas, livestreamed on the big screen! Let’s come together as a community and support our awesome Aussie team as they compete in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.™   This is a great opportunity to celebrate girls and women in sport both here in Randwick City and across the globe.  It is free to attend the live site screenings, but booking is essential because spots are limited! You will need to present your tickets…

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Events, Inspiration

Heffron Centre Opening Soon!

A celebration is on the cards and Full-time is about to be called on construction of Randwick City’s newest centre for sporting excellence, which is now just weeks away from opening to the public. “We are reaching the pointy end of the project and it’s exciting to see it all come together. I’m looking forward to getting the community inside the centre and watching it all come to life,” said Mayor Dylan Parker. The opening of a building like the Heffron Centre deserves a lot of celebration and fanfare and that’s exactly what’s in store. After 18 months working through…

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Heffron Centre artworks shine a light on local Aboriginal history and tradition

A continuing cultural fishing custom practiced by Aboriginal people in Kamay (Botany Bay) for thousands of years is being celebrated on the walls of a new Randwick Council community sports centre and home for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Maroubra set to open in the coming days. Shimmer is the work of Aboriginal artists Carmen Glynn-Braun and Dennis Golding featuring painted motifs, decals and sculptured bronze. Although differing in medium, the artworks carry the joint title Shimmer and depict local wildlife such as stingrays, barrow hawks and the annual winter mullet run that sustained Aboriginal people for generations. “We titled…

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