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Brindle Parkway Reserve: Box Hill’s First Sportsfields Now Open

Box Hill Brindle Parkway Reserve
Mayor of the hills shire dr peter gangemi, president of the box hill bears cricket club damitha silva and the president of the box hill buffalos rugby league club darrin rawlings at the opening of brindle parkway reserve, box hill © hills shire council

Residents of The Hills Shire celebrated the grand opening of the Brindle Parkway Reserve, Box Hill’s first sportsfields, on Saturday with a fun and free family event on Saturday, 15 June 2024.

The milestone was marked with a plaque unveiling by the Mayor of The Hills Shire Council, Dr Peter Gangemi, alongside the President of the Box Hill Bears Cricket Club Damitha Silva and the President of the Box Hill Buffalos Rugby League Club Darrin Rawlings.

The day featured free gelato, coffee, face painting and free custom-engraved dog tags provided by Council’s Compliance team. Attendees also enjoyed free sporting activities led by Cricket NSW Sydney Thunder, Box Hill Bears Cricket Club, and Motiv8 Sports.

Face Painting
Face painting was among the activities during the opening © hills shire council

Mayor of The Hills Shire Council, Dr Peter Gangemi, said the opening of Brindle Parkway Reserve heralded new opportunities for Box Hill residents to partake in a diverse range of sports and recreational activities.

“The opening of Brindle Parkway Reserve marks a significant milestone for Box Hill,” Mayor Gangemi said.

“Local sports teams now have a wonderful new home to play within Box Hill. Residents also have an additional place to take the kids to the playground, go for a walk, keep active or have a picnic close to home.”

Cricket Players
Cricket players at box hill’s brindle parkway reserve © hills shire council

“Brindle Parkway is a fantastic facility and I encourage all of our residents to check out the new reserve. Council will continue to roll out more parks, playgrounds and road upgrades in Box Hill to service our growing community.”

Brindle Parkway Reserve features two rectangular fields which can be reconfigured into one cricket oval. Alongside the playing fields, the sporting complex also features a half-court basketball facility, two cricket practice nets, and a playground with picnic facilities.

The reserve also includes onsite parking with 128 spaces, pathways including a walking loop, an amenities building with accessible toilets, change rooms, kiosk, referee room, and storage.

Residents Enjoying Gelato
Residents enjoying free gelato © hills shire council

For more information about Brindle Parkway Reserve, visit Council’s website.

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