2016 Media Releases

Celebrations for Willoughby Park Centre Re-opening

30 August 2016

Willoughby Park Centre Grand Re-opening
10am-2pm, Saturday 10 September
Willoughby Park Centre
15 Warrane Road, Willoughby 

The Willoughby community are invited to celebrate the re-opening of Willoughby Park Centre with an Open Day from 10am-2pm on Saturday 10 September. 

With an official opening by Willoughby Mayor, Gail Giles-Gidney at 10.30am, there will be a range of activities for all ages held throughout the day including class demonstrations, a Heritage Display, children’s art and craft, tours of the new multi-purpose rooms, a jumping castle, as well as face painting and balloon twisting (from 11am). 

A coffee cart will be available and Willoughby Roos will provide a sausage sizzle on the day.

Recent renovations to Willoughby Park Centre have improved access and facilities within the Centre, including the provision of:

  • Two spacious community rooms
  • Refurbished Art Studio
  • New male and female toilets
  • New sliding doors to east terrace of Chowne Hall
  • Demolition and rebuilding of Clive Reid Pavilion and upgraded playing field change rooms
  • Improvements to pre-school outdoor area

"Willoughby Park Centre is a vital community hub, offering a variety of art and recreational activities and programs for adults and children to get involved in," said Willoughby Mayor, Gail Giles-Gidney.

"The refurbishment aligns the Centre with the exceptional services and facilities we aim to provide across Willoughby City Council," she said.

 For further information, including available hours and hire information please contact 9967 2917.

Media Contact
Acting Marketing and Events Manager
Phone: 9777 7703
Mobile: 0455 061 700
Email: Samantha.Connor@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au 

For non media related enquiries contact Willoughby City Council on 9777 1000 or email@willoughby.nsw.gov.au