Horsham Sport and Recreation Strategy 2012-2017

Horsham is a city, centrally located in the Wimmera, next to the Grampians National Park and the famous Mount Arapiles. Horsham rests 300 kilometres north-west of Melbourne and 450 kilometres south-east of Adelaide. With a population of over 20,000 people, the municipality is the retail, business and service centre of the Wimmera.

Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) engaged SGL to prepare a Sport and Recreation Strategy that would guide the HRCC Sport and Recreation Advisory committee as well as the Council for the next five years.

Services: Tourism, Community, Evaluation, Facilities, Planning, Sport
Consultants: Phillip Gray, Nathan Gray
Location: Horsham, Australia

Fleurieu Regional Aquatic Centre - Victor Harbor

The Fleurieu Regional Aquatic Centre is to cater for resident and visitor populations of Victor Harbor, Goolwa, Port Elliot and Middleton whilst also providing access to facilities for surrounding areas such as Mount Compass, Yankalilla, Willunga and Strathalbyn.

This project involves the construction of an environmentally sustainable indoor aquatic centre consisting of:

  • an 8 lane, 25 metre lap swimming pool

  • a multi-use rehabilitation, leisure & children’s pool

  • an outdoor ‘splash and play’ park

  • a fitness centre facility

  • a crèche facility

  • a commercial kiosk; incorporating feature deck with views to wetland and open space surrounds

  • plant and equipment rooms

  • office accommodation

  • dedicated change rooms and toilet facilities

  • first aid and lifeguard rooms

  • dedicated car parking, bus parking, pedestrian linkages and traffic management

 The project subsequently received a grant of $7.5m from the Commonwealth Government in June 2013.

Services: Tourism, Community, Facilities, Planning, Sport
Consultants: Phillip Gray
Location: Hayborough, Australia

South Coast Regional Aquatic Centre Business Case

The Councils of Victor Harbor and Alexandrina commissioned SGL to prepare a business case for a proposed indoor aquatic centre at Hayborough, on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula.  The business case was then used to attract substantial Federal Government funding for its construction.

Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Funding, Planning, Sport
Consultants: Phillip Gray
Location: Hayborough, Australia

Indoor Sports Courts Community Demand Analysis City of Fremantle

The City of Fremantle (CoF) commissioned a demand analysis for proposed indoor sports courts, planned as part of the Fremantle Oval / Stan Reilly redevelopment project. The initial aim and objectives of the study were to:

1: Investigate the community need for indoor sports courts planned for the Fremantle Oval/Stan Reilly redevelopment project.

2: Identify community demand for indoor sports courts in Fremantle.

3: Identify the facility mix required i.e. storage, childcare, office, sports medicine rooms, etc.

4: Research user pay capacity of likely major user groups.

5: Present a number of management options.

Services: Sport, Facilities
Consultants: Phillip Gray
Location: Fremantle, Australia

Armadale Golf Course Facilities Needs Assessment and Feasibility Study

Prepared for the City of Armadale (WA), this project provided an assessment of the need for golf facilities within the City. Once the need had been established, a Feasibility Study was prepared to determine the viability of proposals to meet current and future golf facility needs of local residents.

Services: Sport
Consultants: Phillip Gray
Location: Forrestdale, Australia