On Tuesday, 29 November 2016, the Gold Coast Titans officially unveiled the club's new purpose-built training and administration centre at Parkwood, now known as the TFH Hire High Performance Centre.
The unveiling of the $25m dollar development is part of the transformation of the site into one of the best sporting and entertainment precincts in Australia, to be known as “Parkwood Village – Home of the Gold Coast Titans”.
Chair of the TFH Gold Coast Titans, Rebecca Frizelle, CEO Graham Annesley were joined by ARLC Chairman John Grant, Mayor of the City of Gold Coast, Councillor Tom Tate and Managing Director of Parkwood Village Luke Altschwager, for the official unveiling.
“Not only do our staff and players benefit from outstanding facilities, but our loyal members, sponsors and corporate partners also automatically benefit from our partnership with Parkwood Village.
"We turned the first sod on this project in January and to now be here, utilising these world-class facilities really is a significant step forward for our club.
“To have a purpose-built facility housing our administration, coaching and specialist medical staff just metres from our training field as part of a multifaceted community club, is not only a great outcome operationally, but it just makes perfect business sense as the Titans continue to grow and evolve.”
As well as providing a modern office environment for staff, players will have access to indoor training courts, aqua therapy, a fully-equipped gymnasium, an altitude chamber, and dedicated change-room facilities.
The project also includes a huge indoor sports centre while the 25 metre three-lane lap pool will offer learn-to-swim classes with separate hydrotherapy baths.
Parkwood Village Managing Director Luke Altschwager said: “It's a significant step forward for our redevelopment project which is now the permanent home of the Gold Coast Titans."
"The Titans new home now houses a best practice high performance and administration centre delivering facilities at the forefront of innovation, sports science and professionalism in the National Rugby League competition."
TFH Hire has been involved with the club as a sponsor since 2014 and end of 2017, were announced as the new Principal Partner of the Gold Coast Titans for season 2018. The deal also includes the continuation of the naming rights partnership of the training facility at Parkwood.
Founder of TFH Hire, Owen Thomas, said the company was thrilled to see the TFH High Performance Centre come to life.
"TFH Hire is the largest privately family owned and operated temporary fencing supplier in Australia and a very proud sponsor of the Titans," she said.
"The opening of the TFH High Performance Centre signifies a new chapter in the history of this club.
"Having all the club's facilities under the one roof, and built to a world-class standard will help this club to grow on the Gold Coast and we look forward to continuing our support alongside the Gold Coast Titans and the Gold Coast community."