My Summary of the TCC Aquatics Network Strategy 2012 – 2022

This is article #6 in my 16 part series summarising Tauranga City Council strategy documents.

Here is my summary of the Tauranga City Council Aquatics Network Strategy 2012 – 2022 (30 pages 0.53Mb .pdf).

We are fortunate to have so much coastline and glorious beaches, but this doesn’t mean our swimming pools are any less dear to us.

Our rapidly growing population is causing us to reach the capacity of our swimming pool network faster, so we’ll need to:

  • invest in extensions to current facilities,
  • construct a new venue,
  • or reach agreements with schools for use of their pools to meet growing demand

According to this document, funding for our Aquatic Network is 70% userpays and 30% via rates.

For each of the pool complexes, concerns raised by the public were discussed. Continue reading