Fix pool complex in steps

LETTER

Twenty-eight million dollars is a lot of money to find all at once and it seems that any and all improvements to the Olympic Pool complex may have been stalled due to that daunting amount.

I don’t understand why it’s necessary for the whole pool complex to be modernised at the same time and why there can’t be incremental steps as and when funds become available. I use the pool and it’s not too bad a facility, but the changing rooms are appalling. Perhaps those could be sorted first and then we can think about the next step and then the next step etc. After all, many large projects are undertaken like this.

Mary-Ann de Kort

Twenty-eight million dollars is a lot of money to find all at once and it seems that any and all improvements to the Olympic Pool complex may have been stalled due to that daunting amount.

I don’t understand why it’s necessary for the whole pool complex to be modernised at the same time and why there can’t be incremental steps as and when funds become available. I use the pool and it’s not too bad a facility, but the changing rooms are appalling. Perhaps those could be sorted first and then we can think about the next step and then the next step etc. After all, many large projects are undertaken like this.

Mary-Ann de Kort

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John Fricker - 12 days ago
I agree and suggest that the left hand side is done first followed by the right hand side. Patrons can swim in the old half whilst the new half is constructed and vice versa.
Another great solution Ms double-barrelled de Kort.

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