The CHPC will provide increased exposure to sport, health and wellbeing for an additional 3,500 school students and young players who will visit facility each year.
The Dragons enjoy positive working relationships with local junior rugby league associations and support their participation objectives through coach education, elite player development and volunteer recognition initiatives.
The CHPC will enable the Dragons to bring local stakeholder groups together in an elite environment and deliver additional benefits through access to specialised coaching and sports science professionals.
It will allow for better coordination of community services, football requirements, marketing, events and communications while the facility itself will host functions and education programs for community groups, volunteers, coaches and students.
The Dragons' High Performance Unit already conducts a wide range of development programs for grassroots participants across all ages. The CHPC will provide the opportunity for the Dragons to integrate elements of its pre-elite and elite programs, delivering additional benefits to developing grassroots players within the region.