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Huskisson Recreation Reserve, Lalor

We’ve developed a master plan for Huskisson Recreation Reserve based on the feedback we’ve received from residents, businesses, schools and community groups. The master plan aims to improve safety, access, parking and on-site facilities at the reserve.

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Contact our Parks Team on
9401 0587.

 

 

 

Draft master plan

Our recommendations for Huskisson Recreation Reserve

  1. Improve pedestrian and cyclist access into the reserve by constructing 3 metre wide concrete paths with links to Kingsway Drive and Deveny Road.
  2. Provide new picnic facilities including new shelters, barbecues and seating for large families, community groups and bush kindergarten groups.
  3. Relocate and expand the existing playground.
  4. Install a pedestrian and cyclist bridge over Edgars Creek to connect Edgars Road to Huskisson Recreation Reserve.
  5. Provide additional indigenous tree planting to increase shade within the reserve.
  6. Advocate to Melbourne Water on the landscape quality and revegetation opportunities for Edgars Creek.
  7. Establish new road and residential housing facing into the reserve to improve passive surveillance and public safety in the reserve.
  8. Create a new 110 metre x 140 metre community sports field that includes a cricket pitch, soccer goals, football goals, a new shelter, 500 metre running track and drinking fountain.
  9. Relocate the fitness stations and provide more along the 3 metre wide shared paths.
  10. Provide new multi-use hard courts, which can be used for netball, basketball and other hand ball games.
  11. Upgrade the West Lalor Tennis Club facilities by providing six courts, hot-shot courts, new lighting and new pavilion with publicly accessible toilet facilities.
  12. Extend and upgrade existing Kingsway Drive car park and provide ramp access into the reserve.