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 at Carss Park Pool, Carss Park 2221
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
The Community Consultation Period Has Commenced !
Georges River Council is currently considering the long-term future of Carss Park Pool and Gym. The council's analysis and recommendations for Carss Park Pool are included in the council's Draft Open Space, Recreation and Community Facilities Strategy. Unfortunately, two of the council's recommendations are to close the pool or to relocate the pool. Alternatively the pool could be … Continue reading The Community Consultation Period Has Commenced !
Carss Park Pool on the Council Agenda
In mid-November 2018 the Community and Culture Standing Committee of the Georges River Council considered the recommendation to approve the release of the draft Open Space Strategy report for public exhibition and comment on December 3rd 2018. We took the opportunity to speak about Carss Park Pool as one of those open spaces. One of … Continue reading Carss Park Pool on the Council Agenda
The Journey Begins
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