Sport and Leisure news

Juventus Academy Sydney establishes new home at Fairfield Showground

Published on Thursday, 13th February 2020

Elite football development institute Juventus Academy Sydney has expanded its reach by setting up a new base at Fairfield Showground’s new synthetic field.

  • Australia Day activities
Two girls at Aquatopia holding Australian flags

    Fairfield City events for Australia Day

    Published on Friday, 17th January 2020

    Fairfield City residents can enjoy a number of family friendly events on Australia Day.

  • Mayor Frank Carbone and Councillors joined with players from Marconi Stallions to open the new field.

    Clubs get kick out of new synthetic pitch

    Published on Wednesday, 15th January 2020

    The grass really is greener on Fairfield Showground’s new synthetic pitch, with local clubs lining up to make use of this professional-quality facility.

  • New fitness equipment at Terone Park

    New fitness equipment at Terone Park

    Published on Tuesday, 5th November 2019

    Residents in and around Bossley Park can now get fit and active close to home using upgraded fitness equipment at Terone Park.

  • School holiday activities - environment

    Hello school holidays!

    Published on Tuesday, 24th September 2019

    There are so many ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays, including plenty of affordable activities at Council’s leisure centres, libraries, FCMG and Nalawala Sustainability Hub.

  • Council supports young athletes

    Council supports young athletes

    Published on Wednesday, 18th September 2019

    Council continues to support young Fairfield City athletes in a number of ways, most recently with its annual support of the Western Sydney Academy of Sport (WSAS).

  • Local cricket makes net gain

    Local cricket makes net gain

    Published on Wednesday, 21st August 2019

    Local cricketers of all ages and abilities will now have access to a new $120,000 cricket net training facility at Adams Park, Canley Vale for the upcoming season starting in September.

  • Weeds being sprayed with pesticide-herbicide. Spraying with Casper herbicide will take place between 27 August and 15 September.

    Pesticide-herbicide application to sportfields

    Published on Wednesday, 24th July 2019

    Fairfield City Council will be spraying herbicide to control broad leaf weeds on the playing surface of its sports fields.

  • PLC wins top award
Mayor Carbone and representatives holding the award at Prairiewood Leisure Centre

    Prairiewood Leisure Centre wins top award

    Published on Wednesday, 24th July 2019

    Prairiewood Leisure Centre’s reputation as a hub of community wellness and family-friendly activity has received a glowing endorsement from one of the industry’s top voices.

  • Defibs

    Defibrillators for sports clubs

    Published on Tuesday, 16th July 2019

    Fairfield City Council has provided life-saving defibrillators to more sports clubs in Fairfield City, in partnership with the NSW Office of Sport Local Sport Defibrillator program.

  • NSW Minister for Western Sydney Stuart Ayres, Member for Lindsay Melissa McIntosh (representing Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Alan Tudge) and Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone at the ceremony.

    Work begins on multipurpose amenities building

    Published on Wednesday, 10th July 2019

    The next step in the transformation of Fairfield Showground has begun today with construction beginning on a new multipurpose amenities building.

  • Playgrounds

    New local playgrounds across the City

    Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019

    Local young families are in for a treat with Council finishing upgrading the playgrounds in Percy Park, Fairfield Heights; Locke Reserve, Wetherill Park and Longfield Park, Cabramatta.

  • Aquatopia has record year

    Aquatopia has record year

    Published on Monday, 15th April 2019

    Aquatopia was built for families and this season a record 75,000 people came together to enjoy the water park.

  • New amenities for Tarlington Reserve

    New amenities for Tarlington Reserve

    Published on Thursday, 11th April 2019

    Residents using Tarlington Reserve in Bonnyrigg will soon have better facilities with Fairfield City Council about to start construction of a $400,000 amenities building.

  • Young families in Fairfield East are in for a treat with Council updating its playground in Montrose Park.

    New playground for Fairfield East

    Published on Monday, 11th March 2019

    Young families in Fairfield East are in for a treat with Council updating its playground in Montrose Park.

  • Cabravale Leisure Centre

    New master plan for Cabravale Leisure Centre Health and Wellbeing Precinct

    Published on Friday, 1st March 2019

    A new master plan will be drawn up to guide the future of the popular Cabravale Leisure Centre as a Health and Wellbeing Precinct.

  • Smithfield Park amenities upgraded

    Smithfield Park amenities upgraded

    Published on Monday, 25th February 2019

    Residents and local sporting clubs using Smithfield Park sportsground now have better facilities with Fairfield City Council upgrading the amenities building and toilets.

  • Deerbush Park concept plan

    Accessible playground coming to Deerbush Park

    Published on Thursday, 21st February 2019

    A fun new playground for children of all abilities is coming to Deerbush Park at Fairfield Showground.

  • Racing slides at Aquatopia

    New thrill slides now open at Aquatopia

    Published on Tuesday, 29th January 2019

    Aquatopia delivered a huge splash of fun on Australia Day with the opening of Sydney’s tallest high-speed water slide tower.

  • Supporting sport and leisure at Bosnjak Oval

    Supporting sport and leisure at Bosnjak Oval

    Published on Wednesday, 12th December 2018

    Residents, local sporting clubs and other users of Bosnjak Park will soon have improved facilities with Fairfield City Council upgrading the amenities building and irrigation system.

  • Artist's impression of Fairfield Showground.

    Fairfield Showground milestone reached

    Published on Wednesday, 17th October 2018

    The transformation of Fairfield Showground into a Multicultural and Sporting Centre of Excellence has reached a major milestone.

  • Free learn to swim classes

    Free learn to swim classes for beginners

    Published on Friday, 21st September 2018

    Fairfield City Leisure Centres will run free demonstrations and classes to encourage water safety in the community, as part of NSW Water Safety Week, from 2-5 October.

  • Rosford reserve

    Grandstand covered for spectator comfort

    Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018

    Weekend sportspeople, spectators and school students will now be better protected from the elements with Rosford Park grandstand in Smithfield sporting a new cover.

  • New off-leash dog park opens with special recognition of local animal lover

    New off-leash dog park opens with special recognition of local animal lover

    Published on Monday, 17th September 2018

    Dog owners have a new off-leash dog park so their pooches can exercise, socialise, run free and frolic.

  • Artist impression of the new slldes coming to Aquatopia.

    New thrill rides at Aquatopia

    Published on Friday, 31st August 2018

    Fairfield City Council is turning up the thrill factor at Aquatopia this swimming season, with the construction of five new exciting slides.

  • Fairfield community wins much-needed fitness equipment for their hospital. Photo: Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone with Fairfield Hospital physiotherapists (L-R)Toni Andary, Minh Pham and Melissa Farrugia.

    Fairfield community wins much-needed fitness equipment for their hospital

    Published on Thursday, 10th May 2018

    Fairfield City Council’s Prairiewood Leisure Centre and the community successfully joined forces to help Fairfield Hospital win much-needed fitness equipment.

  • Mayor Carbone painting lines for new badminton courts at Cabravale Memorial Park with Council worker.

    Cabravale Memorial Park upgraded for popular sports

    Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2018

    Residents can soon play popular local sports, badminton and table tennis, with Council investing more than $100,000 to upgrade Cabravale Memorial Park near the Cabramatta City Centre.

  • Get walking and keep fit this autumn. Photo of Mayor Carbone at Benghazi Park walking with Fairfield City residents.

    Get walking and keep fit this autumn

    Published on Monday, 23rd April 2018

    The cooler autumn months are an ideal time to get out and get fit with family and friends and it just got easier with Council opening new circuit walking paths in Bossley Park and Wetherill Park this month.

  • Lansvale Park on Knight Street, Lansvale, is our park of the month. Why don't you check it out with your children today?

    Fun biking at Lansvale Park

    Published on Wednesday, 4th April 2018

    Lansvale Park on Knight Street, Lansvale, is our park of the month. Why don't you check it out with your children today?

  • Splash and dash stations at our healthy parks

    Published on Monday, 19th March 2018

    Council is installing easy to use drinking water refill stations provided by Sydney Water at some of the City’s busiest parks.

  • Cool down with $30 family passes at Aquatopia

    Cool down with $30 family passes at Aquatopia

    Published on Friday, 16th March 2018

    This weekend is set to be a scorcher with temperatures in the mid to high thirties and there is no better place to cool down than Aquatopia Water Park with special discount rates on family passes.

  • St Johns Park makeover completed

    St Johns Park makeover completed

    Published on Thursday, 8th March 2018

    Residents now have more opportunities to get out and about and be healthy with Council investing more than $500,000 to turn St Johns Park recreational area into a mini sporting precinct.

  • Bunker Park

    Check out Bunker park

    Published on Monday, 19th February 2018

    Bunker Park in Bonnyrigg is one of the newest playgrounds in our city. Have you tried it out yet?

  • SRAG

    Sports representatives needed for advisory group

    Published on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

    The Fairfield Sports and Recreation Advisory Group (SRAG) is seeking new members for its next 2 year term.

  • Shooting hoops and basketball games with friends just got a whole lot better with upgrades to the Heysen Park basketball court in Abbotsbury

    Heysen Park basketball court upgraded

    Published on Monday, 25th September 2017

    Shooting hoops and basketball games with friends just got a whole lot better with upgrades to the Heysen Park basketball court in Abbotsbury

  • NEW MULTIUSE PARK APPEALS TO ALL

    New multi-use park appeals to all

    Published on Friday, 25th August 2017

    Residents in Bonnyrigg and surrounding suburbs now have a new quality play and recreation area with the unveiling today of Bunker Park in the New Leaf Estate.

  • Futsal Court opening

    Council delivers new futsal court at Emerson Park

    Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017

    Local soccer clubs, schools and residents now have access to more fun fitness and health opportunities, with a new futsal court at Emerson Park in Wetherill Park.

  • The finishing touches to an upgrade of St Johns Park have been completed with the installation of new outdoor gym equipment.

    St Johns Park makeover completed

    Published on Thursday, 17th August 2017

    The finishing touches to an upgrade of St Johns Park have been completed with the installation of new outdoor gym equipment.

  • Council is proposing to complete minor works upgrading Prout Park, located on the corner of Oliphant Street and David Street, Mount Pritchard.

    Have your say on Prout Park upgrades

    Published on Thursday, 17th August 2017

    Council is proposing to complete minor works upgrading Prout Park, located on the corner of Oliphant Street and David Street, Mount Pritchard and is encouraging you to have your say.

  • Outdoor exercise program Gyms in Parks will return to Bosnjak Park

    Successful outdoor exercise program returns

    Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

    Fairfield City Council’s popular ‘Gyms in Parks’ outdoor exercise program will return in August, utilising gym equipment installed last year at Bosnjak Park.

  • Sports Community Club Spot logo

    Club Spot – A free tool for Sports clubs

    Published on Thursday, 6th July 2017

    Fairfield City has bought a tailor-made, online training and resource hub for sports clubs and volunteers.

  • Sports Community Club Spot logo

    New resource hub for club volunteers

    Published on Friday, 5th May 2017

    Fairfield City Council has purchased Club Spot – a library of resources for sports club volunteers.

  • Young girl painting

    Keep kids busy in April school break

    Published on Friday, 24th March 2017

    Parents will be able to keep their children occupied and entertained with one of Fairfield City Council’s many April school holiday programs.

  • Make Healthy Normal signage at Fairfield Adventure Park

    Fairfield City one of three Councils to engage in healthy living campaign

    Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017

    Residents can keep track of how many kilojoules they burn with easy to read signage at Endeavor Reserve and Fairfield Adventure Park.

  • Plenty to do during Seniors Week

    Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host a number of events during Seniors Week, between 3 and 12 March 2017.

  • Mayor Frank Carbone at the new amenities building at Hartleys Oval.

    New building at Hartleys Oval

    Published on Friday, 29th May 2015

    Fairfield City Council has delivered a brand new amenities building at Hartleys Oval in Canley Vale.