Why is DYRSL Undergoing a Redevelopment?

In 2017 we surveyed our members and it was clear they wanted more food and beverage options, more live music and additional car parking.

We value our customers and their feedback, which is why we have embarked on the largest redevelopment project in our 70-year history. This is an evolution not a revolution, with respectful changes being made after much member consultation.

We will continue to keep you updated throughout our redevelopment. If you have any questions about the changes, please don’t hesitate to ask one of our friendly staff members.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Flame Lounge & Dining closing forever?
No. It is temporarily closed and will re-open in a new location within DYRSL.

What new offerings will the redevelopment provide?
The redevelopment will provide multiple eateries and bar areas, additional live music and entertainment areas, a state of the art sports bar, over 200 additional car spaces and a new welcoming entrance and foyer.

Will you still have live music seven nights a week?
We have been working through alternative options for a temporary relocation of this beloved area during the renovation period and have been unable to identify a suitable space that will accommodate the piano and won’t interfere with any existing events. A new live music area is being created.

When will the redevelopment be complete?
The approximate completion date is late 2020.

What are the construction hours?
Construction hours will be 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, and 8:00am to 1:00pm, Saturday. As with any construction site, there is likely to be some disruption, but we’ll be doing everything we can to ensure it does not interfere with your experience.

How will customer parking be affected during the construction period?
The construction work will be generally contained to the southern car park, which means that the majority of this car park is not available. One section of the southern car park will remain open with approximately 20 spaces on the upper level and 20 spaces on the lower level. This area is exclusive to parents of Kindy from 7:00am to 6:30pm weekdays. The northern car park will remain open to members, guests and customers of Zone Bowling.

Will we see any changes to general operation or availability during construction?
The redevelopment will require the demolition of fire and egress stairs, meaning that the capacity of guests on Level 3 will be reduced. This will limit the amount of functions that we can hold at one time. This means that the availability of the function and event spaces will be reduced during the construction period. Otherwise, it’s business as usual at DYRSL. We will continue providing an appetising range of food and beverage options, a packed promotional calendar, and a stellar line-up of the best local and international acts.

Will ClubGRANTS continue throughout the redevelopment?
Yes. We are very pleased to announce that in the coming year we will provide more than $2 million in cash and in-kind support to over 100 community organisations. This support includes continuing significant funding towards the Veterans Centre Sydney Northern Beaches, located on Level 4. DYRSL is the major partner of the centre and is deeply committed to supporting veterans on the Northern Beaches and beyond. The Board and executive team have never forgotten the RSL’s roots, assisting military veterans, which has resulted in providing more than $1 million worth of support to the Centre since its inception in 2015.

Is it true that Bistro and Tastes of Asia will be run by a third party?
No. All of our outlets, both new and existing, will continue to be run by DYRSL.

How can I find out more?
We’re here to help, and we want to ensure this transition is as smooth as possible for everyone. To stay up to date as our redevelopment progresses, please continue to visit our website, sign up for our newsletter or ask one of our friendly staff members.