SSFA Venues and Locations

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Venue

Location

1.

Archery Field

Faleata

2.

Apia Park National Stadium

Apia Park Moataa

3.

Hockey Field

Faleata

4.

Samoa Gardens Cricket Ovals (3)

Faleata

5.

Gymnasium No. 1

Faleata

6.

Gymnasium No. 2

Faleata

7.

Lawn Bowls Greens (4)

Faleata

8.

Samoa Aquatic Centre

Faleata

9.

Shooting Range

Tafaigata

10.

Softball Diamonds (2)

Faleata

11.

Multipurpose Sports Centre

Faleata

12.

Tennis Courts (7)

Apia Park

13.

Bowling Green (1)

Apia Park

14.

Gymnasium No. 4

Apia Park

15.

Prince Edward Park

Faasaleleaga, Savai'i

 

Apia Park National Stadium Moataa

Apia Park, National Stadium

Throughout 2006, and into 2007 Apia Park underwent a major facelift in preparation for 2007 South Pacific Games hosted here in Samoa. 

The Apia Park National Stadium hosted the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the SPG2007 as well as the SPG2007 Athletics, Rugby 7's and Touch Rugby Competitions. It was also the venue for the Oceania Athletics Championships in 2006, and was home for the 2008 IRB Rugby World 7's Qualifiers.

Location

The Apia Park National Stadium is located approximately 3 km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • Grandstand seating for 10 000
  • 8 lane Balsam All-Weather Synthetic Athletics 400m Track
  • 1 Full sized Rugby Field
  • 1 Long Jump Pit
  • 1 Shot Put Circle
  • 1 Discus Circle
  • 1 Javelin Runway
  • 1 High Jump Area
  • 1 Pole Vault Runway
  • Toilets, & Changing Rooms
  • Media Areas
  • Technical Officials, & Support staff offices

 

Samoa Aquatic Centre, Faleata

The Samoa Aquatic Centre, located at the Faleata Sports Complex, is a newly constructed world-class facility built especially for the South Pacific Games. The completion of the structure saw Samoa move to have the only other certified aquatic centre, outside Australia, in the Pacific region.





It was also the venue for the 2007 Oceania Swimming Championships, and will host the 2010 Oceania Swimming Championships.

Location

The Samoa Aquatic Centre is located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia









Venue Facilities

  • 8 lane 50m Olympic competition pool
  • 5 lane 50m Warm up pool
  • Olympic diving pool
  • Grandstand seating for up to 1700 spectators
  • Wash down rooms
  • Electronic timing system
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor area with open fales
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Technical officials, media, IT, first aid offices also available

 

 

Archery Fields, Faleata

Samoa Archery Field
SPG2007 Archers line up

Target Shoot Information

The Field of Play can accommodate 20 plus targets.

The Field is approximately 60m wide x 120m in length.

The warm up area can accommodate at least 3 targets adjacent to the FOP (Field of Play).

The overshoot area is approximately a further 20m ended with a bank.










Venue Facilities

Seating for 500 spectators 

Grass terraces for extra seating 

 Four Fale Samoa shelters for the archers and officials 

 Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms 



Smoking is restricted to areas well behind the archers and outside the official shooting ground.

 

 Samoa Gardens Cricket Ovals, Faleata

Samoa Gardens Cricket Ovals

The Samoa Gardens Cricket Ovals in Faleata have been the home to SICA (Samoa International Cricket Association, formerly SECA Samoa English Cricket Association) for many years, and hosts for numerous international tournaments.

Location

The Cricket Ovals are located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.



Venue Facilities

  • 3 pitches
  • Terraced seating for 1000 spectators
  • Sporting Pulse Facilities
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms

Warm-up Facilities

  • 3 cricket practice nets with synthetic pitches
  • Warm up area away form the pitch area are available on each ground

 

Gymnasium #1, Faleata

Gymnasium #1, Faleata

Gymnasium #1 was constructed in preparation for the 2007 South Pacific Games, but it also housed the Oceania Weightlifting Institute from 2006 - 2007.

During the SPG2007, three sports held their competitions in the Gymnasium: Bodybuilding, Boxing and Weightlifting.

Since the SPG2007, the gymnasium has hosted the International Weightlifting Federation's World Cup in 2007, and Oceania Boxing's  Qualifier for the Beijing Olympic Games in March, 2008.

Location

Gymnasium #1 is located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • Spectator Seating for 1200
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spacious warm-up areas
  • Rooms for technical officials, doping, media, first aid etc

 

 

Gymnasium #2, Faleata

Gymnasium #2, Faleata

Gymnasium #2 was constructed for the 2007 South Pacific Games Basketball and Squash competitions.

Location

Gymnasium #2 is located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia



 

 

Gymnasium #4, Apia Park

Apia Park Gymnasium

The Apia Park Gymnasium was renovated and upgraded for the 2007 South Pacific Games and hosted the Table Tennis & Badminton competitions.

Location

The Apia Park Gymnasium is part of the Apia Park Sports complex just in front of the Netball Stadium. It is approximately 3km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • Playing Area height is 20m
  • Grandstand seating for over 1000 spectators
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Technical Officials, media, first aid Rooms
During the 2007 SPG Table Tennis competition, the Apia Park Gymnasium held  6 Table Tennis Courts measuring 6m x 13m
During the 2007 SPG Badminton competition, the Apia Park Gymnasium held 3 full sized Badminton Courts







Hockey Field, Faleata

The Hockey Field at Faleata was newly constructed for the 2007 South Pacific Games which was held in Samoa.

Location

The Hockey Field is located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • One full sized Hockey field
  • Seating for 500 plus spectators
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Warm up area behind the spectators stands
  • Three Fale Samoa shelters for spectators, officials, judges, IT, first aid

 

 

Lawn Bowls Greens, Faleata

Faleata Lawn Bowls Greens

The Lawn Bowls Greens in Faleata  was a new venue constructed for the 2007 South Pacific Games Lawn Bowls competition.

Location

The Lawn Bowls Greens are located within the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • 4 Bowling Greens
  • Grandstand seating for 500 spectators
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms

 

 

Tanoa Bowling Club, Apia Park

The Tanoa Bowling Club has one official sized Lawn Bowls green. It is located inside the Apia Park Sports Complex.

Location

The Tanoa Bowling Club is located in the Apia Park Sports Complex which is approximately 3km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • 1 green
  • Clubhouse
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Spectator capacity of 100

 

 

Multi Sport Centre, Faleata

Multi Sport Centre

The Multi Sport Centre can cater for a number of sports with it's open plan layout and movable seating. It hosted the 2007 South Pacific Games Judo, Taekwondo, Powerlifting, and Wrestling competitions.

Currently it is being used by the Samoa Weightlifting Federation for their training.

Location

The Multi Sport Centre is located in the Faleata Sports Complex, which is approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • Movable Seating for 1000 spectators
  • Toilets and Changing Rooms
  • Large warm up areas
  • Open plan

Prince Edward Park, Savai'i

Prince Edward Park, Savai'i

 

Prince Edward Park is traditionally a rugby park - with many major competitions being held at this well-kept, serene venue.

Location

Prince Edward Park is located in the village of Faasaleleage approximately 3 km from Salelologa, the main township of Savai'i.

Venue Facilities

  • Grandstand seating for 100
  • 2 Full sized Rugby Fields

 

 

 

 

 

Shooting Range, Tafaigata

Shooting Range, Tafaigata

The Tafaigata Shooting Range is the first of it's kind for Samoa, constructed especially for the 2007 South Pacific Games.

Location

The Shooting Range at Tafaigata is 4 kilometres away from the Faleata Sports Complex a 15 minute drive inland from downtown Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • 2 Mounds located 15m from the Trap Houses
  • Two (2) combined trap ranges with clay target throwing machines
  • Firearms and Ammunition Store
  • Toilets and Changing Rooms
  • Spectator capacity of 300

 

Softball Diamonds, Faleata

Softball Diamond 1

The two Softball Diamonds were constructed specifically for the 2007 South Pacific Games.

Location

The Softball Diamonds are located in the Faleata Sports Complex, approximately 10km from the centre of Apia.

Venue Facilities

  • 2 IF softball diamonds
  • Grandstand seating for 200 spectators
  • Dug out area including; benches, bat and helmet racks and clothing hooks
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms

 

Technical Details

  • The home run fence is set at 250 feet with an 8-foot fence for Men.
  • The pitching distance for men is 46 feet
  • The home run fence is set at 220 feet with an 8-foot fence for Women.
  • The pitching distance for women is 43 feet

 

Tennis Courts, Apia Park

Apia Park Tennis Courts

As with all the games venues the Apia Park Tennis Courts were also been extended and and upgraded. There are now seven International standard courts.  The facility hosted the 2007 Davis Cup Qualifiers at the beginning of April.



Location

The Apia Park Tennis Courts are located just behind the National Stadium in the Apia Park Sports Complex, which is approximately 3km from the centre of Apia.

 

Venue Facilities

  • Plexi-pave surface
  • 7  International Standard Tennis Courts
  • Two storey viewing platform & facilties
  • Seating for up to 570 spectators
  • Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms
  • Canteen



 

 

 

 

 

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