Soccer club makes pitch
AREA 5 Football has converted an unused area at the Victoria Park Carlisle Bowling Club into a soccer facility it hopes will attract people to the area.
CONVERTING an unused area at the Victoria Park Carlisle Bowling Club to soccer facilities is hoped to attract people to the area and get them active.
Area 5 Football has created two soccer fields at the club, which the organisation hoped would be used by juniors and adults in a number of competitions.
It is the second location that the company has opened to the public with two more hoped to be built in Cockburn and Wanneroo.
Area 5 Football director Bryan Raeburn said the opportunity to convert the area into a soccer facility came after the company approached the Town of Victoria Park.
“We went to the council and asked them what opportunities there were and they suggested a few clubs for us to talk to,” he said.
“We like to bolt on to existing clubs and help them with bar sales and so we sat down with the Victoria Park Carlisle Bowling Club and found a solution that worked for everyone.”
Raeburn said he was hoping to attract people of all ages to come and play at the facility.
“We have competitions for kids from three to six as well as competitions for those aged from seven to 17 as well as open men’s women’s and mixed competitions.
“The fields have quality synthetic grass, which means people can bring their moulded soccer boots.”
The facility is presently open to the public.
Area 5 Football directors Miguel Maron and Bryan Raeburn and Victoria Park Carlisle Bowling Club president Meryl Bolton.