Narrabeen Track Upgrade Completed - 18 April 2018
18 April 2018
We were advised by the NSW Office of Sport that the upgrade to the Narrabeen Track has been completed!!! Please click / tap here for 18 April 2018 photos of the track.
14 April 2018
The updated advice from the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation is that the track will reopen on Monday 23 Aprill 2018. Please click / tap here for Saturday 14 April 2018 photos of the track.
25 March 2018
We have been advised by the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation that due to the recent wet weather the revised completion date for the Narrabeen Track upgrade is Friday 6 April 2018. Please click / tap here for Sunday 25 March 2018 photos of the track.
12 March 2018
The installation of the solid layer of the new track is now complete. Last Friday 9 March, Polytan started the final layer. If the weather holds they will complete the track surface by Wednesday 14 March. The line marking should then start Thursday 15 March and will take 5 days to complete. Then the installation of the running rail and site clean which will take approximately 3 days. The revised completion date for the full Track Upgrade including all Long Jump approaches is Friday 23 March. Please click / tap here for 11 March 2018 photos of the Narrabeen Track.
24 February 2018
On Friday 23 February 2018 the NSW Office of Sport Project Manager for the Narrabeen Track upgrade provided an update. The expected completion date for the Track Upgrade is 16 March 2018 assuming mostly fine weather from now until then.
The track surface being laid is a Polytan SPURTAN surface. The substrate has been repaired and the base asphalt layer has been laid on the Track. LJ run ups to be completed re asphalt. The top layers will then commence being laid on the Track / LJ run ups. Please click / tap here for 24 February 2018 photos of the Narrabeen Track.
9 February 2018
Narrabeen Track Upgrade update from the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation. The project is on track. Repairs required to the substrate have been undertaken. If the weather is kind, the track should be operating again in March 2018. Please click / tap here for 9 February 2018 photos of the Narrabeen Track.
1 January 2018
Work has commenced on the Narrabeen Track upgrade. On Wednesday 13 December 2017, the NSW Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres, made a Media Release which included reference to the $1.2m allocated to the upgrade. Please click / tap here to view the Media Release. Please click / tap here for 29 December 2017 photo of the Narrabeen Track.
9 March 2016
A Joint Submission by the Sydney Pacific Athletic Club and Manly Warringah Little Athletics was made on Wednesday 9 March 2016 to the NSW Government to acquire 'in the very short term, support for the resurface of the synthetic track, jumps and throws surfaces to IAAF Standard at the Athletics Track & Field Centre, Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation, Narrabeen'.
The Sydney Pacific Athletic Club and Manly Warringah Little Athletics are both long standing and year round users of the Narrabeen Track & Field Centre. Collectively they have 1100 active athlete members ranging in age from 5 to 74.
Included in the Joint Submission package was supporting correspondence from the Chief Executive Officer of Athletics NSW and the Chief Executive Officer of Little Athletics NSW.
Both Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW are also long time users of the Narrabeen Track & Field Centre.
The four documents that comprised the Joint Submission package are listed below. Please click on each to read.
Response from the NSW Minister for Sport - 8 April 2016
Letter of Support from Members and Interested Parties - 13 October 2016
Source of photo on the Sydney Pacific Athletic Club homepage:
Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation website