Active Melbourne Community Day - Alexandria Gardens, Melbourne (6th May 2012)
The Melbourne City Council inconjunction with Melbourne City Sports and YMCA conducted an "Active Melbourne" community Event in the Alexandria Gardens on Sunday 6th May. The event was free for families with BBQ lunch and prizes for those who participated in the programs on offer. Activities included Skate, Scooter & BMX Clinics; Soccer, Cricket, AFL Football, Lacrosse, Cycling, Volleyball, Golf, Youth Bus and Sumo wrestling activities.
Action Street Arena provided the ideal Futsal Soccer court and cricket bowling lane and was very popular with families on the day. Everyone had a chance to bowl and bat in the cricket lane and some exciting soccer games were conducted amongst the children, mums and dads.
Action Street Arena continues to be a popular means of taking sport to the people of Melbourne by activating high profile community areas with fun and exciting multi sport activities.
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The Big Issue Street Football Festival
The Big Issue Street Football Festival returns to Sydney on a floating pitch at Darling Harbour again in April 2012. This is a wonderful community event run over 10 days and includes competitions for junior players, corporates ,government agencies and the national championship of the Big Issues's Community Street Football Program. This Arena System is used for the Homeless World Cup and Street Soccer Events for disadavantaged groups and is the the same system provided by Action Street Arena in Australia.
Action Street Arena Provides Excellent Tennis Arena at Frankston Shopping Centre - Feb 2012
On Saturday the 11th of February, Action Street Arena provided a portable professional Tennis Arena to the Frankston City Council and Tennis Victoria to run a sucessful "Come Try Tennis" Event at Frankston's major shopping precinct in Wells Street. Tennis Victoria setup its "Hot Shot" courts inside the Action Street Arena and hundreds of children and their parents were given a free opportunity to come try tennis with the support of the Tennis Victoria and Local Tennis Club Coaches. Further free coaching and junior membership packages were offrered resulting in new junior members for the local Frankston Tennis Club. Who knows, maybe there is a future Australian Open Tennis player amongst them!
Williamstown Beach Soccer Event - Australia Day Jan 2012
Within days of Action Street Arena's arrival in Melbourne, Sportainment Leisure held its first beach soccer event at Williamstown beach on Australia Day. This sucessful community event was conducted to support the "Annual Corporate Team Swim" conducted by the Williamstown Swimming & Lifesaving Club and the Hobson Bay City Council on Australia Day.
Two large (18mX12m) soccer arenas were deployed on the beach and with the local Barnstoneworth United Junior Soccer Club joining in hundreds of children, local youth and adults joined in the fun of playing 4 and 5 aside beach soccer games. What a great way to enjoy Australia day! Everyone, including the Sponsors look forward to the opportunity to repeat the event next year. A big thank you to the sponsors, especailly The Stonehenge Property Group for their support on the day.
Now Available in Australia, Action Street Arena Hits Melbourne - Jan 2012
In early 2012, Action Street Arena will literally "Hit the Streets" with a series of launch events planned in the Melbourne market. Sportainment Leisure Finanace Director, Andrew Vernes said "Just like our indoor sports stadiums, Action Street Arena provides a safe and fun environment to engage the community in team based games. Our Courts vary in size to meet your needs, are fully transportable and can be easily assembled to maximise recreational space."
Courts are available under a sale, hire or operating lease arrangement. Please contact us at Sportainment leisure for more information or an obligation free quote. Contact Andrew Vernes (03) 9694-2188 or his Mobile on 0420 975 283.
Portable Sporting Stadium Solution Now Available - Sept 2011 ( Extract from Sportainment Leisure Newsletter)
A new portable outdoor sporting stadium concept has been released to the Australian and international markets and is set to revolutionise the sports and leisure industry. Action Street Arena is a fully transportable court that can transform any open space or streetscape into a dynamic sports and activity arena in a matter of minutes. The concept is ideal for community organisations or councils, schools, sporting clubs, not-for-profit and existing stadium operators or corporations looking to set up their own competitions or events. Sportainment Director, Mark Davis, believes the flexibility in the design of the courts is the ultimate key to its success, whilst its ability to be set up on all types of surfaces makes its available to everyone.
The versitility of the court's construction, which only takes a couple of minutes, means that a variety of sports and activities can be played on the outdoor court. It is perfect for cricket, soccer, hockey; and because it can be set up on sand, it can also provide the ideal beach volleyball court. "The system is fully transportable and can be easily assembled and stored in a specially fitted-out trailer" Mr Davis expects test-sites to be up and running around Melbourne by the beginning of summer and is planning a corporate sports tournament to be held in the Dockland area of Melbourne over summer Sportainment is now taking expressions of interest from people and organisations looking to become a licensee for Street Arena. Please contact us for more information.
Sportainment Leisure Secures Exclusive Rights to Premium Portable Sporting Arena Solution From Europe - July 2011
After many months of due diligence and negotiation with the global market leader in Sporting Equipment Solutions, Erhard Sports International, the Australian firm Sportainment Leisure have entered into an agreement to supply and distribute Erhard Sport's popular Soccerena products in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific Region. CEO John Kilgour said "we are very excited by this partnership that will enable us to provide our customers a premier portable sports arena that will compliment our current range of Indoor Sports Stadium products and sport management systems. We look forward to working with the Erhard Sports team to develop the market in this region and expect the products to become available for customers in 2012".