Sport & Recreation

The Shire of Gnowangerup is home to three very successful and vibrant Sporting Complex's which provide the home for many local Sporting Clubs. Each Sporting Complex Committee provides overarching support for its local Clubs as well as managing the premises and fundraising for additional facilties.

For further information about each of our Sporting Complex's, please see the relevant listing below. For up to date contact information for the committee members please search our online Community Directory. Community Directory 

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The Gnowangerup Sporting Complex is the home of sport and recreation in the Gnowangerup Town. It was recently rebuilt in 2012 and now contains a large function room, kitchen, bar, indoor courts, meeting room and a courtyard with BBQ facilities.
It currently provides facilities for football, netball, hockey, basketball, volleyball, cricket and badminton. The new multi-purpose synthetic turf allows for both tennis and hockey to be played on the one surface adjacent to the complex building. 

In 2016 The Gnowangerup Community Swimming Pool was re-located to the Gnowangerup Sporting Complex.

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The Borden Pavilion function centre is a great venue for events including meetings, conferences, parties, bands and fundraisers. Borden, located centrally in the Gnowangerup Shire, is a distance of 110km from Albany.
The Function Room is licensed to hold 400 people, with tables and seating for approximately 110 people. There is a large commercial kitchen and bar area with a cool room. A courtyard with barbeque facilities adjoins the Function Room. The Meeting Room is able to seat up to 25 people. Crèche facilities are available.
The Borden Pavilion sporting complex consists of two multi-purpose courts, cricket practice nets as well as a bowling green and football and hockey ovals alongside the Pavilion.
For more information or to book the venue please contact Pip Moir on 0401 915 016 or via email

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The Ongerup Sporting Complex lies centrally in the town of Ongerup. The Complex has great bar, function room and kitchen facilties aswell as a newly revamped BBQ courtyard and playground. The Ongerup Bowling Club lies adjacent to the Complex with a new state of the art bowls carpet surface. 

CDO Scheme

All three Sporting Complex's will be undergoing Strategic Planning Workshops through 2015 to help develop comprehensive business plans and 10 year budgets. This inititave has been thanks to the Department of Sport and Recreation's Club Development Officer Scheme.