• POOL OF IDEAS

    Council seeks public input on future use of Olympic pool site, as part of park plan
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    SCOPE FOR CHANGE: The Wareena Park area, including the Olympic Pool set to close at the end of the 2019-’20 season, will be the focus of a master plan to be developed in coming months. PHOTO: Mel Guy

    ON the eve of the Swan Street Olympic Pool’s final season, the Rural City of Wangaratta is seeking community ideas about future plans for the site, and the wider Wareena Park area.

    The pool will close at the end of season 2019-’20, as a new outdoor 50m pool is being constructed at the HP Barr Reserve.

    This, combined with the need to update ageing facilities at the adjacent sports oval, has necessitated the development of a Wareena Park Master Plan.

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