Cast a line and catch some fun on the water at Connolly Dam
7 May 2019
and water sport enthusiasts can now make a splash and have some fun at Connolly
Dam any day of the week with free recreational activities.
oar powered vessels at Connolly Dam are now permitted seven days a week during
previously only permitted to be used on Saturday and Sunday and users were required
to be members of the Warwick District Fish Stocking Association (WDFSA).
will encourage residents and visitors to make use of Connolly Dam’s
recreational facilities and is aimed at delivering a boost to the region’s
for Events, Sport, Parks and Recreation Yve Stocks said Council is committed to
supporting tourism and offering affordable, family friendly recreational
activities across the region.
has many unique open spaces and Connolly Dam has a lot of potential as a
beautiful recreational area. Council has worked to promote the area and
accommodate visitors including adding 20 camping sites,” Cr Stocks said.
Connolly Dam’s appeal and attract more visitors, Council decided a membership
to WDFSA to use a vessel on the water should no longer be required.
ensures families and water enthusiasts can enjoy the best of what the region
has to offer; camping and getting on the water at Connolly Dam.”
allocated funds in the Draft Budget for 2019-2020 to support the WDFSA and
Stanthorpe Fish Stocking Association to ensure the organisations can continue
stocking Connolly Dam and other recreational areas with fish.
information on sporting and recreation opportunities in our region, visit
SDRC’s website at sdrc.qld.gov.au.
up to date with what’s on around the region at southerndownsandgranitebelt.com.
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