Sandy Beach Reserve Community Hub and Active Youth Space Project

  • Project stageConstruction underway
Sandy Beach Reserve viewing platform

We are building a new playground, pathways, picnic facilities, skate park and multi-purpose court at Sandy Beach Reserve.

This work is the result of the Sandy Beach Reserve Masterplan developed in partnership with the local community in 2017. The projects in the plan were prioritised by the community and will be implemented as funding becomes available.

More than 70 per cent of consultation participants supported the concept plan to proceed as presented at public exhibition, with 77 per cent supporting the inclusion of the skate elements and multi-purpose court.

The skate park and mutli-purpose court have been designed and located in line with Safer by Design principles and community input.

For more information about the consultation and some of the key considerations influencing the design see the project page on Have Your Say website.

Playground construction

Work on the new playground, picnic facilities and accessible pathway connections are expected to start in late February 2023, with completion expected late June 2023, weather-permitting. See all the details about what's planned below.

Playground and Community Hub Works - Fact Sheet(PDF, 2MB)


Project scope


  • new bollards installed
  • viewing deck constructed at the southern end of the beach
  • first stage of shared pathway constructed through the Reserve, linking the middle car park to the southern car park, boat ramp and viewing deck
  • interpretive sign and seating area along the southern shared path installed
  • skate plaza and multi-purpose court 



  • new playground, pathways, picnic facilities and landscaping expected to be built early 2023.


$900,000 has been provided by the NSW Government, Coffs Harbour City Council and the Coffs Coast Regional Park for the design and construction of the works.

An additional $200,000 is proposed for the construction of a new car park when the Community Hub is completed.

Coffs Coast Regional Park

Sandy Beach Reserve forms part of the Coffs Coast Regional Park, which covers 27 kilometres of coastline. It is governed by a NSW Government-appointed Coffs Coast Regional Park Trust Board of community representatives, including Aboriginal Elders and representatives of Coffs Harbour City Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Visit the Coffs Coast Regional Park page on NSW Parks and Wildlife website



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