Over the past five years, Pacific Pines have gone leaps and bounds in improving their club for all their members. Having started as a small club, Pacific Pines continues to grow every year, with the most noticeable recent change being in the facility improvements.
The club has added a new clubroom, two additional changing rooms, a double referees room, a new canteen and improved office space.
The new additions will help the club progress significantly in a number of facets, especially in providing a level of professionalism that the club is striving towards.
Club President Cheryl Southwood said it took a lot of work to get the projects over the line.
“This was at least a two year tireless process to get it over the line. It took a lot of work from our committee and members to add these facilities.”
The club has seen continuous growth in recent years, and the additions of the new facilities will only see this number rise.
In 2016, the club was moments away from securing a spot in the Men’s Premier League. The difference between the facilities then and now is substantial, and it is only a matter of time for the club to reach the pinnacle competition.
Southwood acknowledged the contributions of many parties to execute the plans that they had all foreseen years earlier.
“We have had a lot of support from local council and government grants. We provided some funding that we had available from a club perspective but the contribution from our members was tremendous,” said Southwood.
An important figure in the local community is councillor Peter Young, who Southwood described as a real help in the whole process.
“Peter has been a great supporter of our club and has helped us significantly in getting these projects and others. It is great to have someone like him helping us out.”