recreation news

Summer of fun in Lake Mac

The summer holidays are just around the corner and there are plenty of exciting activities on offer in Lake Macquarie City to keep the whole family entertained.

Team Lake Mac to fight for glory in Charity Cup challenge

Competitive surfers Jake Sylvester, James McMorland, Jake Ingle and Byron Howarth will line up for Lake Macquarie City Council in a charity Surfest contest raising money for brain cancer research.

25,000 celebrate Lake Mac Carols

More than 25,000 people have rung in Christmas with a mix of traditional carols and modern classics at this year’s Lake Mac Carols at Speers Point Park.

Work begins on $1.4m Morisset playground and fitness zone

Work is underway on a $1.4 million Morisset playground upgrade to include children’s play equipment, outdoor fitness stations and new public barbecues.

What's on at your library in December

Our Lake Mac Libraries are great places to entertain the whole family during December, and this Christmas will see some of the library branches extending their operating hours for your convenience.

Community puts new playground to the test at Kahibah

Kids can now slide, swing and climb their way around Kahibah Park, with an upgraded playground now open.

Cruises return to Lake Macquarie

Regular scheduled cruises are poised to return to Lake Macquarie in a windfall for local tourism.

Dino imposters exposed in new exhibition

They are lean, mean prehistoric killing machines … just don’t call them dinosaurs.

Roving Lake Mac library van notches up NSW award

It has clocked enough kilometres to get to London and halfway back, but the most important trips Lake Macquarie’s Rover mobile library does are much closer to home.

Community connections in Lake Macquarie's west

Council has an exciting opportunity for a not-for-profit organisation to lease the Bonnells Bay Youth and Community Centre.