THERE is growing fear within the Heywood community that the town’s 50 metre swimming pool will be demolished by the Glenelg Shire Council and be replaced by an interactive aquatic playground.
It stems from options contained in the council’s draft aquatics services strategy by consultancy SGL.
SGL has suggested a redeveloped interactive aquatic playground could be linked and supervised as part of the existing adjacent skate facility and a small indoor community centre.
The draft report suggests consideration could be given to retaining a small 20 metre swimming pool for people wanting to swim laps or train.
Read more in Wednesday’s Portland Observer, January 29, 2014.