The EA Networks Centre is an exciting project for the Ashburton region. With a projected opening date of late 2014/ early 2015, the EA Networks Centre will provide a hub for sports of all codes in our district.
An Aquatic Centre boasting a main pool, leisure pool and warm water programme pool will be complemented by a stadium with four indoor courts and spectator seating and a Sports House providing administration space for local sports organisations.
Full plans can be viewed here, but highlights of the new EA Networks Centre include:
- 25 metre X 10 metre main pool
- 20 metre X 10 metre warm water programme pool
- Leisure pool
- Sauna and spa pools
- 2 hydroslides and/or lazy river
- Changing rooms with showers and toilets
- 4 X full size basketball/ netball courts with sprung wooden floor
- Seating for around 260 spectators – with additional 180 temporary seating
- 2 X outdoor overflow basketball/ netball courts
- Reception area, retail space, concourse
- Offices and administration
- Storage space
This project has been a long time in the making and there has been plenty going on behind the scenes to get the ball rolling. Click on the links below to find out more: