New amenities building for David Currie Playspace
- Written by: Rochelle Burr Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Monday, 30 October 2023
Penrith City Council has unveiled a new amenities building at David Currie Playspace in St Clair, placing accessibility at the forefront of its design.
Penrith Mayor Todd Carney said the amenities building is a welcome new feature and a testament to the continuing legacy of David Currie.
“David Currie was an inspiration to many in our community. He made such a difference through his advocacy for greater accessibility in Penrith,” Cr Carney said.
“With the addition of the amenities building, more people can enjoy a day out at the park knowing that there are facilities available to accommodate their needs.”
“Making Penrith more accessible is a top priority for Council.”
The amenities building includes a unisex family change area, a unisex ambulant toilet, a MLAK-fitted accessible toilet and a MLAK-fitted ‘Changing Place’ facility.
This project is proudly co-funded by Penrith City Council ($200,000) and the Australian Government through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program ($200,000).
The completion of the amenities building is part of the David Currie Playspace upgrade, a project identified through the Sport and Recreation Strategy which is a 15-year road map for the future provision of sport, play, recreation and open space across our City.
David Currie Playspace was opened to the public in 2022 and includes a fully fenced playspace with accessible equipment, new pathways including an accessible bike track, fitness equipment, basketball half court, seating, picnic shelter, shade sails, landscaping and car park upgrades.
To find out more go to penrith.city/spros
Information contained within this news release was correct as at Monday, 30 October 2023.