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Growing the sport we love: a second ground in Elwood

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Growing the sport we love: a second ground in Elwood

ONE CLUB – TWO GROUNDS

 

Work to start construction of our new second hockey ground at Elwood College is progressing well and we should have more news soon (final design being settled).

We are not moving!

We are enhancing our experiences and providing NEW opportunities for people aged 4 to 70+ to be active in sport.

We will maintain a strong presence at Melbourne High School and in South Yarra as our #1 ground across all competitions.

Our social facilities will remain at MHS.

ELWOOD COLLEGE GROUND FEATURES

  • FIH standard synthetic hybrid surface dedicated hockey ground
  • 500 lux LED lights with minimal spill and glare (switch down to 300 lux and half ground)
  • Central location (and < 20 minute drive from MHS)
  • Completion Term 1 2020

FANTASTIC BENEFITS FOR MCC HOCKEY AND THE SPORT

  • Fantastic new junior growth corridor – Elwood and neighbouring Glen Eira
  • Expanded junior development programs across two venues
  • Potential for new adult social competitions
  • Better senior training and home game times (overflow facility)
  • Better opportunities for Masters games
  • Enhanced sponsorship opportunities
  • Long term secure tenancy

 

FANTASTIC BENEFITS FOR ELWOOD COLLEGE’S 800 STUDENTS
BENEFITING LOCAL BOYS AND GIRLS LOOKING TO BE ACTIVE AND INVOLVED IN TEAM SPORT
BENEFITING OLDER ADULTS LOOKING TO STAY ACTIVE IN A SOCIAL TEAM ENVIRONMENT
EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTICIPATION IN HOCKEY ACROSS ALL SKILLS LEVELS AND ALL AGES

 

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