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We know how important it is to stay active and that’s why we have delivered a $1.5 million active hub in Federal Park, Wallsend.
Key features of the recently opened Wallsend Active Hub:
Phase one construction of the Wallsend Active Hub's active recreation areas commenced in August 2021 and was completed in October 2022.
Community Opening of Wallsend Active Hub in November 2022.
The Wallsend Active Hub site in August 2022.
The Wallsend Active Hub site in March 2022.
Proudly funded by the NSW Government in association with City of Newcastle.
Construction of stage one of Wallsend Active Hub was completed in October 2022.
No, the Wallsend Active Hub site is located at the northern end of Federal Park and will not impact organised sport based at this venue.
Yes, the footpaths from the adjoining carpark and Federal Park links to a new pathway around the perimeter of Wallsend Active Hub, with easy access for prams and wheelchairs to the new and existing seating areas.
Yes, an accessible spinning carousel is featured in the new playspace.
Yes, the plan for Wallsend Active Hub includes a BBQ area and toilets. These facilities will be delivered at a later date, as part of phase two of Wallsend Active Hub.
Yes, parking is available in the Wallsend Swimming Centre carpark, conveniently located on Boscawen Street, adjacent to Wallsend Active Hub.
A review of environmental factors was undertaken as part of the planning for Wallsend Active Hub and the design considers these factors. While there remains a risk of flooding during extreme storm events, the active hub site is elevated to mitigate this risk.
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City of Newcastle acknowledges that we operate on the grounds of the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession.
CN reiterates its commitment to address disadvantages and attain justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.