When did Geelong move to Kardinia Park?

When did Geelong move to Kardinia Park?

A A$28 million redevelopment of the stadium was announced in 2003, with A$13.5 million in funding from the Victorian Government, A$4.5 million from the Geelong Football Club, and A$2 million from the AFL. The redeveloped ground was opened on 1 May 2005 during the first home game of the 2005 season.

Why is it called Kardinia Park?

Kardinia Park was first proclaimed a public park in 1872, with the name ‘Kardinia’ meaning ‘Sunrise’ in the aboriginal language. In 1876 the extension of the Geelong Railway to Winchelsea, chopped the North-East corner of the 24 hectare park and crowds today often still hear a whistle from passing trains.

How old is Kardinia Park?

80c. 1941
GMHBA Stadium/Age

What is the capacity of Kardinia Park?

GMHBA Stadium/Capacity

It will see the city-end Ford Stand and Ablett Terrace replaced by a two-tier stand that will house 14,000 people, taking the stadium’s capacity from 36,000 to more than 40,000. It follows previous stadium enhancements that has included new Brownlow, Players, Premiership and Reg Hickey stands.

What’s on at Geelong Stadium?

GMHBA Stadium
Geelong Football Club/Arenas/Stadiums

Where is the Metricon Stadium in Australia?

the Gold Coast
Carrara Stadium (known commercially as Metricon Stadium) is a stadium on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, located in the suburb of Carrara.

Is Kardinia pool open?

Open hours. All Swim Sport & Leisure indoor centres will be open from Monday 27 September 2021….Open hours at Kardinia Aquatic Centre.

Centre hours:
Monday to Friday: 5:30am to 8:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Public holidays

What’s on at Geelong stadium?

How do I get from Melbourne to Kardinia Park?

Getting here by Train Geelong is approximately one hour from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, with the Geelong Railway Station situated 1.8 kilometres to the north of the stadium and South Geelong Station located 450 metres to the east. Making ‘getting to the stadium’ simple and convenient.

What is the Geelong football ground called?

Geelong Football Club/Arenas/Stadiums
Geelong moved to what is now known as GMHBA Stadium from its former home ground – Corio Oval in 1941. Since then the ground has played host to the Cats’ most successful eras with premierships in 1951 and 52 as well as four grand final appearances between 1989 and 1995.

Where do Geelong Cats play?

Geelong, Australia
Geelong Football Club/Locations

Does the AFL own metricon Stadium?

Carrara Stadium (known commercially as Metricon Stadium) is a stadium on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, located in the suburb of Carrara….Carrara Stadium.

Owner Queensland Government
Operator Stadiums Queensland
Capacity Concerts: 40,000 AFL: 25,000 Cricket: 21,000
Field size 158 x 134 metres

Where to book Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong?

All bookings for GMHBA Stadium are to be directed to the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust. All bookings for the surrounding parklands, including the Geelong Cricket Ground, Kardinia West Oval and the Kardinia Park Netball Complex are to be submitted to the City of Greater Geelong.

What’s the plan for Kardinia Park Stage 5?

Kardinia Park Stage 5 Redevelopment The Victorian State Government has committed $142m to enable the 5 th stage of the GMHBA Stadium redevelopment at Kardinia Park. The project will secure the venue’s status as Australia’s best regional stadium and complete the ground’s transformation.

Where are the accessible parking spaces at Kardinia Park?

Accessible parking is available in the following locations: 1 Along Moorabool Street directly out the front of Sports House 2 Limited spaces are located within the A3 car park directly out the front of the Premiership Stand; and 3 Along Park Crescent directly in front of Kardinia Aquatic Centre

How often do Kardinia Park Stadium Trust recruitment drives?

The Trust will generally hold two recruitment drives per year. Register your interest below and you will receive an email alert when we are recruiting. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Our stadium partners also offer great opportunities to work at the stadium on event days.