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Council proposes 10-year vision for City's Leisure and Aquatic Centres

Council proposes 10-year vision for City's Leisure and Aquatic Centres The City of Canterbury Bankstown is calling for the community to share their feedback on a proposed 10-year Leisure and Aquatic Strategic Plan for the City. No  

​The City of Canterbury Bankstown is calling for the community to share their feedback on a proposed 10-year Leisure and Aquatic Strategic Plan for the City.

Mayor Khal Asfour said the plan will help guide the upgrading of existing facilities and the establishment of new centres across the City.

"We carried out a two-year review of our leisure and aquatics facilities, which included extensive community consultation," he said.

"It also included obtaining expert independent advice, based on population growth, frequency of use, identifying multi-purpose opportunities and accessibility, and the location of existing facilities in other areas bordering Canterbury-Bankstown."

The draft plan proposes the construction of two new multi-purpose facilities, on the existing sites of Canterbury and Max Parker Leisure and Aquatic Centres.

"We want more than just facilities that people come to for a quick swim. That is why we are proposing facilities that a family can stay at all day," Mayor Asfour said.

"The plan also proposes that existing facilities at Birrong and Roselands should be upgraded, and a water splash park constructed at Greenacre.

"While we’d like to build a multi-purpose leisure facility in every suburb, it’s just not feasible or viable, so it’s important we locate our future services in appropriate locations.

"We now want to hear from residents again. We’ve listened to them on what they want, now we need them to provide their feedback on this proposed plan."

The Leisure and Aquatic Strategic Plan can be viewed over the next three months, at cb.city/haveyoursay and Council’s Bankstown and Campsie Customer Service Centres, with submissions closing 5pm 12 March 2019.

Residents can also attend information sessions starting from 28 November.

Community Engagement

Action

Date

Exhibition period commences

28 November

Community information session, at Council’s Carols at the Park event

Sunday 2 December 2018

Pop-up at Wran Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Gundaroo Street, Villawood

Monday 3 December, 3- 6pm

Pop-up at Earlwood Senior Citizen Centre, Homer Street, Earlwood

Tuesday 4 December, 2- 5pm

Pop-up Revesby Town Centre, at Marco Avenue, Revesby

Thursday 6 December, 3.30-6.30pm

Pop-up at Lakemba Town Centre, Haldon Street, Lakemba

Monday 10 December, 3- 6pm

Pop-up at Riverwood Town Centre

Wednesday 12 December, 10am-1pm

Pop-up at Chester Hill Town Centre, Waldron Road, Chester Hill

Thursday 13 December, noon-3pm

Pop-up at Max Parker Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Marco Avenue, Revesby

Monday 17 December, 3- 6pm

Pop-up at Campsie Town Centre, Anzac Plaza, Campsie

Tuesday 18 December, 10am-1pm

Pop-up at Bass Hill Plaza, Hume Hwy, Bass Hill

Wednesday 19 December, 3-6pm

Pop-up at Roselands Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Centre Avenue, Roselands

Thursday 20 December, 4- 7pm

Pop-up at Belmore Town Centre, Burwood Road, Belmore

Friday 21 December, 7am- 10am

Pop-up at Birrong Leisure and Aquatic Centre, corner Gascoigne and Wellington Roads, Birrong

Tuesday 8 January, 11am- 2pm

Pop-up at Canterbury Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Philips Avenue, Canterbury

Thursday 10 January, 2- 5pm

Pop-up at Greenacre Town Centre

Friday 11 January, 3.30- 6.30pm

Pop-up at Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie

Monday 14 January, 2-5pm

Pop-up at Wran Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Gundaroo Street, Villawood

Tuesday 15 January, 1- 4pm


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