Sport and recreation has always played a fundamental part of any community. With this in mind, the City of Cape Town is committed to providing world class, safe areas where members of the community can gather to have picnics or run races. The Green Point Common has always been a central gathering place, not only for the Atlantic Seaboard community, but also for schools and sports clubs across the peninsula.
It has been designed to accommodate people with disabilities and is serviced by a parking forecourt with 396 bays. Lighting will only be provided for practice purposes and not for televised or major night time events, in compliance with the Record of Decision (ROD). Holding 5 000 seats, which is expandable to 7000 seats for special events, and state-of-the-art athletics facility- the Green Point Athletics Stadium is a hub for athletic activities in the Western Cape, for both international and national sporting events.
“The Green Point Athletics Stadium stands to become the centre of athletics throughout the Western Cape, allowing the establishment of clubs and creating a safe and enjoyable environment within our communities where children can run, parents can cheer and people can express their love for all things track and field. With this, we are preserving the memories of many years and making memories for many years to come.”
-The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services, Councillor Tandeka Gqada (2012)
Green Point Athletics Stadium
Tourism products and facilities offered:
Facilities indoor vs outdoor:
Shaded or covered areas:
Yes there is.
IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation)
Linked to local pedestrian walkways:
Tactile warning systems at vehicular crossings:
Yes there are.
Public transport has low floor entry vehicles:
Yes it does.
Number of accessible parking bays:
5 parking bays are provided.
Parking distance to the attraction:
10 meters close.
Accessible without having to negotiate any stairs:
Security control at the entrance:
Intercom communication or push button at the entrance:
Visual indication that system has been activated:
Type of entrance door:
Glass panels in the door:
Horizontal frame separation between the glass panels or is it a continuous pane of glass:
Visual indicators on the glass panels:
Floor finish of attraction:
Vinyl floor finish.
Floor finishes vary in the attraction:
Floor finish slippery when wet:
Yes it would be.
Location of the reception at the entrance:
Location of the reception desk clearly visible and easily identifiable from the entrance door:
Obstacles in the path of travel or close to the path of travel from the entrance door to the reception desk
Reception desk height:
1.3 - 1.4
Dropped section of counter below 80cm in height, with leg space under the desk:
Chair provided at dropped desk section or alternative desk:
Chair arm rests:
Colour of the wall or surface behind the reception desk:
Wall or surface reflective:
Information available at the reception desk:
Background noise at the reception desk:
Information is available at the information / reception desk:
Access routes to access all elements of the attraction levels:
Stairs equipped with handrails:
Stairs equipped with highlighted nosings:
Clear signage in the building indicating the location of facilities including toilets:
Yes there is.
Colour of the lettering and signage:
White in colour.
Electronic visual displays:
Electronic, localized radio information or audio guides available at the attraction for visitors:
Possible to link to any websites or electronic broadcasts while visiting the attraction?:
Available in large text format:
Available in braille:
Available in voice format:
Staff that have received specialized training to provide universal access support to visitors:
Staff with sign language capability:
Loop systems installed in the building:
- Address: 11 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa
- GPS: -33.90472708051892,18.40984081481929
- Phone: 021 417 0120