The Clubhouse and Hall facility at the East Fremantle Tennis Centre is aging. The Hall is 56 years old and the last refurbishment was undertaken 21 years ago. A refurbishment of this important community asset is overdue.
The Board of Management has established a sub-committee to develop options for redevelopment of the Clubhouse, surrounding grounds and carpark. All options have been considered, including refurbishment/enhancement of the current building, a complete rebuild, and new facilities incorporating other Clubs.
This will be an exciting time for the club and we’d love input from club members. If you’d like to offer feedback, or join the Clubhouse Redevelopment sub-committee, please email email@example.com or have a chat to the current sub-committee members:
The Redevelopment Subcommittee: Paul Hemsley – Steve Burdett – Stuart Crole – Brian McDonald – Glen Crosbie – Janine Ahern.
EFLTC Responds to the Precinct Master Plan
On 5th February, the Town of East Fremantle released the PPRNRPMP (Preston Point Road North Recreation Precinct Master Plan) CONSULTATION DRAFT and facilitated an open forum on Tuesday 25th Feb at EFYC, which was attended by Paul Hemsley, Janine Ahern, Bill Bell, Brian McDonald and Matt Bull from EFLTC.
Your Board of Management has prepared and delivered a response which includes suggestions centred around the vision for EFLTC shown below.
If you have any questions, or input you’d like to give, please talk to one of the EFLTC board members, in particular Paul Hemsley, Brian McDonald or Steve Burdett.
We will endeavour to keep the membership well informed through this exciting time.
Town of East Fremantle Supports our Hall Upgrade with a $108,000 Contribution.
The Town of East Fremantle voted on Tuesday 18th June to support our Hall Upgrade with a $100,000 allocation in their 2019/2020 budget for the project. Together with the $200,000 SportAus grant, this completes our external funding for the project. The balance of funds for the $380,000 upgrade will come from EFLTC as either cash or in-kind support.
Special thanks are due to Paul Hemsley and Steve Burdett and the Capital Projects Subcommittee for their considerable efforts over the last 18 months, putting the business case together and methodically and relentlessly guiding us to this excellent outcome.
EFLTC will receive a SportAus grant of $200,000 towards our Hall Renovation.
Senator Slade Brockman, and the Liberal Candidate for Fremantle, Nicole Robins joined EFLTC, Taoist Tai Chi, Line Dancing, Yoga and Fremantle Table Tennis members for the announcement on Friday 3rd May.
WE all understand the health and well-being benefits of sport and recreation participation and it’s great to see the Federal Government valuing that enough to support organisations like us with significant funding like this. The Hall is currently home not only to the Tennis Club, but also Taoist Tai Chi, Line Dancing, Yoga and Fremantle Table Tennis and is available for functions up to 175 people such as weddings and 21st parties.
The Hall Renovation is Stage 1 of a longer term vision we have for this Club to continue to build on its 113 year history as an iconic WA sporting & community facility.
Consultations commence on the Preston Point Road North Recreation Facilities Master Plan
The Town of East Fremantle has commissioned experienced sport and leisure consultants, ABV Leisure Consultancy Services to undertake the Preston Point Road North Recreation Facilities Master Plan on its behalf. This master plan will provide clear direction to the Town with regard to the upgrade of and investment in the existing recreation facilities within the ‘precinct’. Consultations are expected to conclude in March 2020.
EFLTC has been keenly awaiting this and has submitted our own Redevelopment Plans for their consideration (see links below).
The plan consists of three main items:
1. Existing Hall Refurbishment
2. New dedicated Table Tennis Pavilion, with Shared Table Tennis and Tennis Clubrooms (per images below)
3. Western Hard Court Lighting.
Project Management Plan Design Options
Project Budget Facility Lifecycle Budget Funding Plan