Cowichan Sportsplex Fieldhouse

Category
Status
Location

5847 Chesterfield Avenue, Duncan, B.C.

Timeframe

2019 (funding announcement)

2023-2024 (construction)

Project led by

North Cowichan 

Description

The Cowichan Sportsplex field house will feature fully accessible public washrooms and changerooms, along with an improved facility administration area, enhancing the user experience for all visitors. Federal and provincial grant funding in the amount of $1,067,684 was announced in 2019. 

The Cowichan Sportsplex opened in 1996 and is operated by the Chesterfield Sports Society. The athletic campus boasts an international standard track and field facility with a full-size natural grass sports field, synthetic running track, Olympic standard artificial turf field hockey pitch and practice venue, three baseball diamonds that convert to two soccer fields, a lacrosse box, a rubberized walking trail, playground, and an outdoor fitness area.

Other funding has been provided, in addition to federal and provincial funding: the Chesterfield Sports Society ($116,000 for pre-construction costs), Cowichan Valley Regional District ($75,000), Co-Op Community Spaces ($75,000), BC Summer Games Legacy Fund ($40,000), City of Duncan ($25,000) plus $80,000 in individual donations.

What you need to know:
  • The construction site will be fenced off, and the area around the site may be impeded by construction equipment.

Read more: Field house construction milestone celebrated, news, March 15, 2024