Upgraded facilities at Morrison Bay Park in Putney have been officially opened with a special three on -three community basketball event held on the weekend.

WNBL star player Brittany Smart was on hand for the official opening along with members of theSydney Thunder cricket team and Inner West Bulls bas ketball team.

The extensive upgrades include a number of new and improved outdoor recreation facilities, such as.

A new two -thirds basketball courtAdditional cricket netsOutdoor fitness equipmentNew pedestrian footpathsNew p edestrian lightingNew access ramps to and from the existing footbridge

The upgrades were undertaken by the City of Ryde, with funding assistance from the StateGovernments Stronger Communities Fund.

City of Ryde Mayor, Clr Jerome Laxale, said the new and improved facilities were part of the City ofRydes commitment to provide more outdoor recreational opportunities for the entire community.

The upgrades mean Morrison Bay Park now has first -class outdoor equipment and sportinginfrastructure that is supported by a 1.3 kilometre fitness trail. In addition, the new pedestrian lightingalong the existing foreshore and eastern footpaths will encourage more people to use the park duringthe evening, Clr Laxale said.

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