Kardinia Park Stadium Trust News

KP History: Motorcycle Speedway Edition

GMHBA Stadium returns to its former glory as a Motorcycle racecourse ahead of the Round Three Supercross Championships this Saturday. Formerly known as the Geelong Velodrome, Kardinia Park hosted a Motorcycle speedway during the late 1920s and early 1930s. This is just another level of the Stadium’s rich history, following its stint as a zoo... Read more

COME AND TRY CIRCUS SKILLS AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

CircArts are bringing their high-energy and engaging circus performances to the Festival of Sport. Come and try an array of circus skills in a safe and fun environment at Kardinia Park on Sunday 7 October. Learn about this unique sport, which combines athleticism with entertainment to create mesmerising performances. Throughout the day, members of the... Read more

GIRLS TAKE OVER GMHBA STADIUM

Day 2 of the Festival of Sport will see a celebration of Women’s football on GMHBA Stadium. Come and help us fill the ground with girls. Bring your friends, your mums, your grandmas. Wear your footy colours if you want! If you play footy, would like to play, are too old to play, or too... Read more

FREE RUGBY UNION FEATURE MATCH AT GMHBA STADIUM

An exciting Rugby Union feature match between Melbourne Rising and Western Force will close out a weekend of activity and sporting fun at the Festival of Sport. Teams will travel to Geelong on Sunday 7 October for Game 6 of the 2018 National Rugby Championships. Entry to the match is FREE, with the game kicking... Read more

Tour the Geelong Cats at the Festival of Sport

On Saturday 6 October, Cats fans will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the inner sanctum of the Geelong Football Club at the Festival of Sport.. Many of the areas in the Brownlow Stand that were made possible by the Geelong Cats ‘Our Ambition’ campaign will be open, with fans able to tour... Read more

KELLY CARTWRIGHT LEADS A FANTASTIC LINE UP OF FREE WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Two-time Paralympic medal winner and Festival of Sport Ambassador Kelly Cartwright will be at GMHBA Stadium from 11.15am on Sunday 7th October to share her incredible story and run her FREE Every Step Counts Workshop. Kelly lost her right leg at the age of 15 to cancer, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving some... Read more

FAMILY FUN AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Who says Geelong’s Inaugural Festival of Sport has to be all about sport? Make memories and spend time with the whole family enjoying all the performances and entertainment that the Festival has to offer. On top of all the sporting fun and activities, the Kardinia Park Precinct will be filled with music and artistic shows... Read more

GMHBA Stadium to host more Big Bash Cricket games this summer

GMHBA Stadium is set to host even more Big Bash cricket this summer with the Melbourne Renegades, the Victorian State Government and Kardinia Park Stadium Trust confirming the club would play BBL and WBBL matches at the Stadium again this season. The Renegades are set to play three WBBL and two BBL matches in Geelong... Read more

Celebrating a Geelong Cycling Icon

This weekend Geelong Cycling Club held their ‘Remembering Russell Mockridge Weekend’ commemorating the 60th anniversary of the tragic death of the international cycling star while he competed in the 1958 Tour of Gippsland. Sunday’s ‘Russell Mockridge Memorial Ride’ met at Kardinia Park’s Legend’s Plaza where a statue of ‘The Geelong Flyer’ as he was known,... Read more

GMHBA Stadium’s most important asset gets a make over

Highlights Park Crescent Entry and Carpark closed to facilitate the resurface First resurface in 9 years 2000m3 of soil and turf removed from GMHBA Stadium Irrigation and sprinkler system replaced Local landscapers will recycle turf following resurfacing Australia’s best regional stadium is about to get better. Beginning on Monday October 15, GMHBA Stadium will have... Read more
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