Rofe Park facts for kids
Rofe Park was named after Councillor Thomas Ernest Rofe (born 15 June 1869).
Archaeologist Margrit Koettig reported in 1996 that Rofe Park contains no known Aboriginal relics.
The main oval is laid out with a number of baseball diamonds. Baseball is played during summer and Aussie Rules football during winter. For training purposes, the playing area can be lit using a number of light poles, fitted with QI lamps. Surrounding the main oval is a 717 metre long concrete path that is used for walking and cycling. There are also playgrounds, a synpave tennis court, and an off-leash dog area.
Mobile Phone Tower
As of 2008, Telstra has applied to install a mobile phone tower in the park. Ths application is being opposed by a number of residents of the area.
The tower and associated equipment hut were installed in June and July 2009. The 30 metre tower features a compact 2100 MHz 3g Antenna array above the field lighting.
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