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Facilities

The Keilor Park Athletics Track is located in Stadium Drive Keilor as part of the Keilor Park Recreation Reserve.
The track, pavilion and equipment are available for hire to schools, sporting clubs/organisation, personal trainers & coaches. Go to the Track Hire section for details on making a booking.

Convenient Location

Access to the track is made easy as it is close to the Calder Freeway and Western Ring Road.

Extensive Parking

The car-park that serves the Keilor Park Athletics Track holds approximately 500 parking spaces and provides easy access and close proximity parking for buses/coaches.

Track & Pavilion Facilities

The Track

The Keilor Park Athletics Track is a $1.2M all-weather synthetic track that has been certified as meeting IAAF standard Class II which allows for track & field competitions up to National level.

It is an eight (8) lane 400m track with a ten (10) lane 110m front straight.

The track is extensively marked to support *sprints (50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 & 110), *hurdles (from 60m to 400m), 200m/400 staggered starts, relay change over boxes, various middle distance start/finish lines, including steeplechase.

*Due to sprint/hurdles markings on both the front and back straights, sprints/hurdles can be run on either straight – handy if a tail wind has the potential to blow hurdles over on the front track-simply set up on the back track. Also provides flexibility in running sprints on front track at the same time as hurdles on the back track (or vice versa) or sprints on both straights at the same time to get more races through.

Field

Jumps – 2 high jumps; 2 x triple jump; & 2x long jump (or 4 x long jump)

Throws – 2 x cages discus rings; 3 shotput rings (sectors 12m, 15m & 20m); 2 x javelin

Equipment

The club has Little Athletics Victoria and School Sports Victoria compliant equipment to support the running of a full range of track & field events (excluding in-competition hammer throw and pole vault).

The club makes extensive use of electronic timing equipment which is available for hire during the track & field season (mid-September to March). Hire also subject to availability of club operators on working days.

Club equipment is for hire as part of the track hire. See track hire section for further details.

The track has power to its infield on the front and back straights and a wireless Public Announcement (PA) system. The PA system is made available as part of the standard track hire offering.

Facility Layout

The following link www.keilorlac.org.au/data/Keilor Park Aths Track.pdf will take you to a picture of the track layout which may assist prospective hirers in planning for the running of their event.

The track is surrounded by embankments which allows for approximately 2,000 spectators will elevated, un-restricted views of the entire track. The close proximity of the viewing areas to the track makes for great atmosphere at Keilor Park Athletics Track events.

Pavillion_terrace  Facilities Pavillion terraceThe Pavilion

The pavilion, built in 2006 (and freshly painted in July 2013) is adorned with a 300m2 open roof at the front providing shelter from sun and inclement weather.

In May 2014, terracing was added in front of the pavilion. The terrace surface is synthetic grass.

The pavilion itself has the following amenities:

Toilets: Male – 3 toilets; 1 urinal; Female – 5 toilets; plus one family/accessible toilet with ample wheel chair access.

Change Rooms: Male & female changes rooms each with toilet and shower

Clubroom/hall: Fully air-conditioned and heated, spacious area comfortably seating 100 guests. Fully furnished with 10 round tables and 100 chairs. Internal wireless in-built PA system.

Canteen/Kitchen: Servery window to clubrooms/hall and external canteen counter. Equipped with fridges, stove and instant hot water system.

Note: No alcohol, money or items of value are kept on the premises.

Committee Room and Administration Office: The administration office has a front window/counter providing external access for competition attendees to event organisers. This area is typically used for the processing of event registrations and results management.

Note: Once again no alcohol, money, computer equipment or items of value are kept on the premises.