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Have Your Say

The City is seeking community feedback regarding the proposal of two sporting infrastructure projects at Estuary Reserve, Leopold.

Proposal 1: The construction of a new sports pavilion at the Reserve.

Proposal 2: The installation of sports lighting to the soccer pitch.

Information on both proposals can be viewed in the tabs below.

We would like to invite members of our community to have their say on the proposals outlined before we progress to the development of detailed designs. This engagement process will be undertaken in accordance with the City's 'Approval Procedure for Open Space Development Projects'.

Submissions can be made below or alternatively you can make your submission/request for additional information by emailing or by contacting the City's Social Planning & Investment Department on (03) 5272 4070.

Submissions close 5:00pm Sunday August 9, 2020.

Location of Proposed Upgrades

Estuary Reserve, Leopold

Site Plan

Proposal Information

Pavilion Upgrade Project

This project proposes the construction of a modular (prefabricated) pavilion at Estuary Reserve that will include a social space, kitchen and amenities and storage space as well as fit for purpose, gender neutral, change rooms and amenities meeting the ‘Football Victoria Facilities Building Development Guide.

The local sports clubs have experienced significant participation growth in recent years and current facilities are no longer appropriate. The existing temporary facilities do not meet modern gender neutral and universal design standards.

The completion of this project will deliver a best practice community sports facility to support the continued inclusive participation of soccer, football and cricket in the Leopold community.

Pavilion Concept Plan

Concept image of the proposed pavilion

A copy of the concept designs can be downloaded from the Document Library

Sports Lighting Project

This development proposes to install 4 light poles with modern LED sports lighting technology and associated infrastructure to the Estuary Reserve soccer pitch. This project will support the local soccer club to meet growing participation demand through extended access to the pitch for training.

LED’s are an environmentally friendly option to installing sports lighting, reducing energy consumption whilst also providing precise lighting to a standard that will allow community sport to be played safely during the evening.

The LED technology also ensures that lighting spill is well within the Australian standards for minimal impact outside of the playing area and surrounding residents.

Lighting Design

Concept plan of pole locations and lighting levels of the proposed installation

A copy of the concept designs can be downloaded from the Document Library

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