Consultation has concluded

The Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre (DVSFC) is Nillumbik Shire Council's regional centre for indoor sport and active recreation activities.

The Centre delivers important health, wellbeing, sport and fitness services to over 450,000 visitors and 7,000 registered indoor sports players annually.

Built in 1976, the Centre's facilities are tired and need to be updated. Over the years centre members, users, sports clubs, local organisations and other stakeholders have put forward ideas about what the centre should be and how it could be redeveloped, but a shared vision has never been agreed.

In 2017 Council commissioned Otium Planning Group to develop a master plan to establish a shared vision and to guide its future development. The community was invited to give their feedback on the draft Master Plan from September to October 2018.

What we heard and learnt

The vision for the Centre to be a regional place that is welcoming, accessible, fit for purpose, multi-use, flexible and integrated as part of the broader precinct. It is for:

  • Multi-sport and recreation
  • Community health and wellbeing
  • Hosting sports events

The Centre redevelopment is proposed to be undertaken in stages that will be dependent on the partnership funding arrangements and securing external funds.

The Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre Master Plan was endorsed by Council on 13 November 2018.