Darlington Community Recreation Advisory Group (DCRAG)

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DCRAG Seating Plan to SOM

DCRAG- Seating

DCRAG capital requests to Shire of Mundaring for 2021

An example of one of the many items in the proposed 2021 Capital Requests list

Summary List – DCRAG Capital Items Request to Shire of Mundaring 2021

WHOLE OF DARLINGTON MASTERPLAN to connect and plan for the whole recreation area future developments and protection of area.  Includes Darlington Reconciliation Plan, Community Consultation & Concept Map for the Whole DRAM.

LANDSCAPING / TREES:  Implementation of planting program and some winter planting of large replacement trees, as per the 2020 -2120 DCRAG Large Tree Replacement Management plan.  

DCRAG SEATING PLAN:  DCRAG notes the SOM budget entry “Replace bollards perimeter” 2020-21 for $9000 2020/2021. In discussion with Shane Purdy, the 2021 DCRAG Seating Plan has now been presented to Shire for consideration in relation to SOM budget entry. “We aim for appropriate, plentiful, natural seating including picnic tables, benches and continued low stone wall sections. https://www.darlingtonvillage.org/community-groups/darlington-community-recreation-advisory-group-dcrag/

ACCESSIBILITY PATHWAY & STONE WALL SECTIONS : REQUEST: A new red asphalt accessibility pathway with sections of low stonewalls around the South side of the oval to link east and west recreational facilities.

LOWER RECREATION AREA MASTER PLAN (SKATEPARK): Minor infrastructure ; Seats, shelters, landscaping. fitness stations, nesting boxes, water fountain, water for nature.

BUSHLANDS AND WINTER WETLANDS BOARDWALK  – STAGE 2 OF THE LAMP MASTERPLAN – Boardwalk and adventure playground and regeneration of western bush area toward RRHT – Conceptual 2021

CRICKET PITCH & CRICKET NETS improvements – further discussion with Social Club and Junior Club.

DARLINGTON HALL

Air conditioning heating and cooling

New kitchen (not commercial)

Electrical upgrade

Sound reduction treatments

Instant hot water system in the kitchen / New oven and new fridge

UPGRADE OF THE EXISTING BBQ FACILITY near Darlington Hall including; replacement of existing BBQ, additional BBQ, Lighting, external power point. in conjunction with the Darlington Club. This improvement is support by DCRAG. SOM FUNDED FOR 2022/23

FITNESS TRACK NORTH/EAST OVAL : A new soft fall pathway along the bank on the north and east side of the oval. This pathway would connect with accessible paths at either end and act as a fitness circuit. 

NATURE BASED FITNESS EQUIPMENT with nature-based materials ( X 2 LAMP)NATURE BASED FITNESS EQUIPMENT  x 1 near tennis court area (proposed)

UNDERGROUND POWER LINES for the Pine Terrace and grassy areas in front of Hall.  (SOM to make application to Western Power).

NEW TURF for the playground/Hall area to complete the pathways undertaken in 2020.

OTHER DARLINGTON VILLAGE PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY DCRAG

DRRA PROJECT : INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE OWEN STREET PLAYGROUND/SHOP CROSSING.

SOM – TENNIS COURT L.E.D. LIGHTING

DRRA LOCALITY PLAN

DARLINGTON HISTORY GROUP – TRIBUTE TO EARLY YEARS / DARLINGTON HISTORY WALK TRAIL.

End of Summary

Author:  Patricia Cook

Chair

Darlington Community Recreation Advisory Group (DCRAG)

January 2021

Capital Request 2020 – submitted to the Shire

The 2020 capital requests include (but are not limited to) the following:

Completion of paving/grass installation on the western end of the community pavilion

Boxing in of the Tree Protection Zones (TPZ) on south side of the oval

Continuation of support for the Darlington Skate Park Community Masterplan

Darlington Hall improvements

Replacement of the astro turf wicket

upgrade of the existing BBQ facility on the oval

A new red asphalt accessibility pathway

A new soft fall pathway

A nature based fitness circuit

Installaion of a third cricket net

Large Tree Replacement Masterplan

Infrastructure improvements to the Owen Street Playground / Shop crossing area

Underground power lines on Pine Terrace

Support of DaSRA for funds to comple of the Pavilion

Capital Request 2019 – submitted to the shire

DCRAG has requested allocation of money for the following Community Recreation areas (summary below). Please download the DCRAG proposal to Shire Jan 2019 pdf for full details:

Replacement of the astro turf wicket

Upgrade to existing barbeque near Darlington Hall

Additional support for Stage 2 of the Pavilion upgrade

Completion of paving /grass near pavilion and skate park

Accessible pathway through the oval

Safety, stone wall around southern end of oval

Suggested upgrades to some seating areas

Support for the Darlington Skatepark Community Master Plan

Exercise equipment on the oval

Large Tree Replacement Masterplan

Funding of large tree planting when the Large Tree Masterplan has been developed

Safety improvements to crossing area on Owen Road.

Minutes

Graphics of DCRAG members

Projects / Subcommittee

Skate park Half-pipe – 2017 ongoing

Masterplan Skate park area 2018 – ongoing

Large Tree Replacement Management Plan 2019 -ongoing

Retaining wall / new access paths in front of Hall – ongoing

Map of Proposed Retaining Wall

Retaining wall / new access paths / seating / stone wall / trees – future

Masterplan for whole of Recreation area – future

DCRAG 2020 quarterly meetings will be held at the Community Pavilion;

Monday, 24th February

Monday, 25th May

Monday, 31st August

Monday, 30th November.

The pdf available for download outlines the proposal that DCRAG sent to the Shire of Mundaring in January.