recreation news

New facilities being built at Caves Beach

A new $1.3 million amenities block for Caves Beach will include a family change room, male and female change areas and a standalone change room for people with mobility challenges.

Lake Mac Friday Five - 22 June

Each week we’re giving you a heads-up on City news, Council projects, big events and hidden gems in our Friday five video.

What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City this weekend, 22-24 June.

New app to help monitor pollution in local waterways, on our beaches and out to sea

Do you ever pick up rubbish on your walk along the beach, take part in community clean-ups, or run litter monitoring programs?

Fireworks bursts at Warners Bay on Saturday 23 June

Lake Macquarie residents are notified of four small fireworks shots on Saturday 23 June at Warners Bay foreshore between 6-7pm as part of Float Your Boat.

Call for stallholders for Living Smart Festival

Applications have opened for stallholders to attend this year’s Living Smart Festival, which is taking new measures to ensure the event lives up to its name.

Sections of Speers Point fenced dog park out of action

Due to lots of rain in June and high use by our furry friends and their owners, some sections have had to be fenced off to allow the turf to re-grow. We hope you still enjoy the other sections of the park, and we hope to have all sections re-open as soon as possible.

Thanks for your understanding and sup-paw-t.

New accessible vantage point at Blacksmiths Beach

The viewing platform at Blacksmiths Beach will undergo a $90,000 revamp to provide the community with an accessible viewing platform of the picturesque coastline.

New playground finder launches online

From Albatross Avenue and Allambee Park to Wilkinson Park and Wyee, a new Lake Macquarie City Council playground finder helps parents find the best places for their kids to play.

Feedback sought on new Morisset playground

A two-storey rope play area, wheelchair-accessible merry-go-round and giant spinning pendulum swing are among the options being considered for an exciting new playground in Morisset.