Thursday, May 23, 2013
Wild weather damages athletics track
The athletics track at Beaton Park Leisure Centre in Wollongong has been closed after it was damaged in wild weather this morning.
Around 11am, strong winds blew crash mats from the eastern side of the track near Bunnings as far as the Tennis Club's Court 3 on the opposite side of the site.
A shed storing pole vaulting equipment was torn from the ground and blown onto the athletics track and parts of the grandstand were also damaged.
No-one was injured, however it will take some time for a crane to remove the debris before the damage to the track can be assessed.