The Marden Sports Complex completed upgrade work to the main pitch lighting and playing surface.
the installation of new lighting to the existing four towers now gives the stadium and official LUX reading of 359 LUX.
The minimum lighting requirement for Semi-Professional soccer is 200 LUX and for Professional soccer is 500 LUX.
This places Marden as the 2nd best lit ground in the state after Coopers Stadium at Hindmarsh (1500 LUX). In Comparison Adelaide Oval is 3000 LUX.
The pitch upgrade commenced at the end of October and involved the installation of additional new sub-soil drainage installed and re-grading to the sub-surface.
Another 10-12 weeks (approx.) of growing time for the newly sown Rye Grass was then needed to establish the surface to be ready for playing matches on.