The Olympic Pool redevelopment project, if funded, will implement the best options for providing the community with aquatic and recreational experiences for the next 30 years.
Tendered for concept design - 3 tenders received.
CREATE Limited selected and have produced initial concepts for the redevelopment.
Project team met with a community reference group to gather initial feedback on concepts before going to wider community.
Pre-consultation engagement is currently underway.
An operational budget has been approved for the 2017 concept phase.
The project is in the Long Term Plan as 100% grant funded. As the approved business case proposes, approx $17m will need to be invested to undertake major renewals and upgrades to the complex.
Council will need to commit a minimum of 33% to access external funds. An internal funding specialist is working alongside the project team drafting a Revenue Generation Scheme.