Why is the pool called "Kogarah War Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool"? Below is a chapter from Beverley Earnshaw's book titled "Carss Park". Beverley has agreed to the publication of Chapter 14 of her book. Published in 2009 by Kogarah Historical Society Inc. Chapter 14 Kogarah War Memorial Olympic Pool After 30 years of swimming in … Continue reading Building the Kogarah War Memorial Swimming Pool (1966)
Yesterday The Sun-Herald ran an article about the threatened (or already concluded) closure of many of Sydney's council pools, focussing mainly on Lane Cove Pool and Parramatta Pool. The article explored the inability of various councils to cope with the costs of running an aquatic centre. "Pools struggle to stay afloat as cost rise", Jacob Saulwick, City … Continue reading Sydney’s Pool Closures in the Media: We’re Going Live on Radio!
NRASC (North Ramsgate Amateur Swimming Club) members want to 'Save Carss Park Pool', 'The Kogarah War Memorial Swimming Pool' at Carss Park 2221, and are very keen to maintain their use of the local swimming centre. Here is a message of support from the NRASC: "The Kogarah War Memorial Swimming Pool, Carss Park has been the … Continue reading NRASC at Carss Park Pool, Carss Park 2221
We first heard that the Georges River Council were considering changes to Carss Park Pool earlier this year (2018). Since then developments have indicated that most of the council doesn't want to keep the pool (possibly covering it with a car park), or they want to put it in a different location, or convert this … Continue reading The Journey Begins