welcome to the impact centre Coastlife Church - Impact Centre – Erina, NSW The proposed Impact Centre, located diagonally opposite Erina Fair Shopping Centre, in Erina, Central Coast, NSW, is a fully integrated community and enterprise facility that has been specifically designed to attract and meet the requirements of the Central Coast community while impacting the facility users and visitors. The unique design of Impact Centre is the interpretation by CBM Sustainability Group of the vision of Coastlife Church Ltd to be effective in helping to influence and transform it’s local community. Impact Centre has been planned and designed not only as a modern church facility but the Design and Development Brief has incorporated a number of fully integrated commercial enterprises that ensure the facility will attract visitors and newcomers by meeting the broader needs of the community, and at the same time, drive revenues into the facility to fund the church’s programs. The facility is specifically designed to be non-threatening to those community members who are unfamiliar with church activities, and indeed has been specifically designed to attract and welcome visitors by it’s openness and inviting feel which encourages people to explore and participate in the various activities which are offered at Impact Life Centre. Impact Centre incorporates the following activities in the fully integrated enterprise facility; 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Performing Arts Centre Convention/Conference Centre Kids World – Indoor children’s playground and party spectacular Impact Fitness and Wellness – Gym & Health Professionals suite Impact Café and Catering – 100 seat café and function catering facility Impact Media – multi-media recording and editing suite Impact Arts - Music and Dance School Impact Learning – Vocational skills training
overview of features Further details of each enterprise component are provided below;
1. PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
This comprises the main Auditorium of … m2 which has a seating capacity of 1700 and all associated facilities such as stage of … m2, back stage preparation area including toilets and changerooms, Green Room to backstage access, theatre lighting and sound, audio-visual and recording capability and the like.
2. CONVENTION/CONFERENCE CENTRE
The Convention/Conference Centre comprises a number of auditoriums and break-out rooms as well as all associated catering and service facilities including ultra-modern amenities. The Convention/Conference Centre can adequately cater for up to 1700 persons in a single conference or can be configured for multiple events. The 3 main spaces that all convention activities are…
3. KIDS WORLD – INDOOR CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND AND PARTY SPECTACULAR
KidsWorld is a large indoor playground facility that provides supervised fun and care for children, families, parties, and after school care as well as children’s church activities on Sundays.
4. IMPACT FITNESS AND WELLNESS – GYM & HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SUITE
The aim of this component of the enterprise facility is to provide an innovative health and fitness service to the community in a ‘wellness club’ atmosphere. In addition to the normally expected services provided by a fitness club, Impact Fitness and Wellness will provide a holistic wellness offering that includes access to health professionals such as nutritionists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, masseurs and the like as well as counselors and psychologists. The aim of Impact Centre, epitomized in this facility is the desire to care for people – physically, mentally and spiritually.
5. IMPACT CAFE AND CATERING – 100 SEAT CAFE AND FUNCTION CATERING FACILITY
The 100 seat café is serviced by a fully equipped commercial kitchen that has extra capacity to facilitate catering for the various functions, conferences, seminars, product launches, school speech nights, weddings, arts performances etc. that will be held at Impact Centre.
overview of features 6. IMPACT MEDIA – MULTI-MEDIA RECORDING AND EDITING SUITE
The multi-media facility and recording/editing suite will be equipped to a very high standard which is necessary to meet the exacting standards of the Performing Arts facility. In addition, Coastlife Church recruits and trains technicians in theatre sound and lighting and recording/editing. This affords the opportunity for the provision of these services to the general public and corporations on a commercial basis.
7. IMPACT ARTS - MUSIC AND DANCE SCHOOL
A purpose designed Dance Studio is incorporated into the facility and provides the opportunity for generation of revenue from group dance classes, dance tuition and coaching and dance studio hire. In addition, the music school offers classes as well as private tuition in a range of instruments. The multi-purpose rooms within the Impact Centre will be allocated for the Music School on a timetabled basis.
8. IMPACT LEARNING – VOCATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING
Given the extent of enterprise activity being undertaken by Impact Centre, the opportunity exists for a significant learning/training service that provides both vocational skills training and support courses. It is intended that both Diploma and Certificate courses will be developed and delivered in Impact Centre through this enterprise. These will cover a range of subjects including commercial cookery, hospitality, events management, media and advertising, fitness, performing arts and the like. CBM Sustainability Group, the designers and project managers of the Impact Centre development, are delivering for Coastlife Church Ltd, a multi-purpose centre that is community backed, enterprise driven, beautiful in aesthetic, functional and cost efficient, and with a strong emphasis on ESD (environmentally sustainable design). By integrating a significant commercial enterprise component to the church’s activities, spiritual doors are opened to the church that were never available before. Indeed, the Church’s credibility is enhanced by virtue of it’s increased contribution to the local community – not just by means of the ministry activities – but also by enabling employment opportunities, training and upskilling opportunities and subsequent enhancement of it’s local economy. In addition, Impact Centre’s enterprise driven concept assures far better utilisation of capital because the facility becomes a 7 day per week, multi-purpose facility, providing life and activity for up to 12 hours per day, 356 days per year.
the site existing land