Purchased in 1930 by the local community the Sportsground was donated to Council in1979 on the condition that it be dedicated as a sports and recreation ground for the Nana Glen community. At the time the ground was in poor condition with no power, water or toilet facilities. A celebration of the towns centenary provided the impetus to clean up the grounds and indeed develop then further. In 1980 a Community Management Committee was formed for the Care and Control of this facility. Since this time the Committee has overseen the improvements to the Sports Centre with the community, federal, state and local governments and user groups contributing over $2,000,000 for its development. These improvements include erecting an amenities block, extending the Kiosk and amenities, building a dam and providing underground water, and substantial ground improvements including building stockyards, covered yards, cross country jumps and ring fencing