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A group of people standing in front of a plaque.

Image left to reight: Cr Chamonix Terblanche (City of Cockburn), Cr Phil Eva (City of Cockburn), Peter Tinley MLA, Cr Lee-Anne Smith (City of Cockburn), Mayor Logan Howlett (City of Cockburn), Cr Chontelle Sands (City of Cockburn) and Cr Lara Kirkwood (City of Cockburn). Picture: Supplied City of Cockburn.

  • Lakelands Hockey and Sporting Facility provides new home base for southern suburbs hockey community
  • State Government partners with City of Cockburn to deliver quality $6.53 million grassroots facility
  • Brand new complex includes a synthetic turf pitch and will be the new home of the iconic Fremantle Hockey Club 

Local member and State Government Minister Peter Tinley officially opened the new sporting hub alongside the City of Cockburn and members of the southern suburbs hockey community today.

The brand new facility includes new clubrooms and change rooms, a synthetic pitch and two grass pitches.

The State Government provided $1.25 million from the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) in support of the $6.53 million project.

The City of Cockburn provided $4.8 million, with new tenants, the Fremantle Hockey Club, also contributing $500,000.

The complex will be the new home of the Fremantle Hockey Club and its 500 members, shoring up the iconic club's future and positioning it well to continue its long history of developing Western Australian hockey stars.

Located in South Lake, the Lakelands Hockey and Sporting Facility will help the sport continue to grow in line with demand, providing important mental and physical health benefits to the WA community.

Page reviewed 30 July 2019