Cessnock to farewell Hunter Basketball

  Hunter Basketball announced they’ll finish up at Cessnock Toyota Stadium after two years of bringing our community some fantastic events.

Hunter Basketball announced they’ll finish up at Cessnock Toyota Stadium after two years of bringing our community some fantastic events.

The community will miss the friendly face of General Manager, Brett Keeble, who played a vital part in delivering our community with wonderful new sporting programs and opened the doors to many other fitness, early learning, cultural and sporting organisations.  

The major success stories were the Coffee Club Cessnock Netball League, the Glencore Junior Basketball Classic, Maitland Roller Derby, the Wine Country Masters Basketball Tournament and the Pokolbin Farm Stay Masters Netball.  

Brett said it has been a rewarding experience working in the Cessnock community and one he has thoroughly enjoyed.  

Thanks to everyone who has visited the stadium, those who have supported our programs through generous sponsorships and in particular the great people from many different sporting and community groups who have patronised the facility.”  

Cessnock City Council’s, Acting Manager of Open Space and Community Facilities Nicole Benson thanked Hunter Basketball for bringing the community a broad range of events.  

“It was great to see the introduction of new programs such as the learn to play basketball and futsal programs. Our community has certainly benefited from their time here.”  

Hunter Basketball will cease operations at Cessnock Toyota Stadium on 11 October however people should be reassured all existing bookings will be honoured.  

Expressions of interest for the management of the Cessnock Civic Indoor Sports Centre are currently being called for and close on at 4pm Friday 29 September 2017.  

Copies of the draft contract and returnable schedules can be obtained by contacting Council’s Recreation & Community Facilities Coordinator, Nathan Eveleigh on 4993 4235 or nathan.eveleigh@cessnock.nsw.gov.au.

 9/15/2017