Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Have a Say on Pool Plan; Waterslides among New Features

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Have a Say on Pool Plan; Waterslides among New Features

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A LONG-TERM concept master plan for Grafton's aquatic facilities is being developed and the Clarence Valley Council wants your input.

Landscape architects have drafted plans for the Grafton pool complex that include upgrades to the existing 50-metre and diving pools, a learn to swim pool, a splash pad, an eight-lane 25-metre competition-standard pool, new waterslides, new barbecue facilities, and a range of all-access facilities.

But Clarence Valley mayor, Jim Simmons, stressed these were only concept plans and it was open for the community to make suggestions.

"We are putting these on display today to start the discussion," he said.

"We want people's ideas. If they like these concept plans we want them to tell us. If they want other things considered we want them to tell us that as well."

Cr Simmons stressed there were no immediate plans for changes to aquatic facilities in Grafton.

"Any development at the pool or for aquatic facilities generally in Grafton could have a 10-year lead time or longer," he said. …

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