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Turning of the sod at Oak Park

On Monday 8 May, Moreland Mayor, Cr Helen Davidson helped mark the official start of the redevelopment of Oak Park by turning the first sod. The redevelopment is well and truly underway with demolition of the old buildings in full swing. The site is changing rapidly.

The new facility will cater for 220,000 participants attending the precinct each year, over 3,000 members to the new aquatic and leisure centre, more than 8,000 group fitness program attendances, 45 school swim carnivals servicing over 15,000 students per year and an opportunity to employ up to 80 casual, part time and full time staff.

Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Precinct (OPSAP) redevelopment

Oak Park aerial view 2015

Moreland City Council is pleased to advise that design works for the proposed redevelopment of the Oak Park Aquatic Centre and Sports Pavilion, to become known as Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Precinct (OPSAP) have now been finalised.

It is anticipated that works will commence in April 2017 with a opening for the 2018/19 season.

The redevelopment will include:

  • New 50 metre x 8 lane outdoor heated pool with entry ramp,
  • New outdoor heated learn to swim pool,
  • New outdoor heated children’s play pool with water play equipment and beach entry,
  • 2 new water slides,
  • New change facilities,
  • Accessible change rooms,
  • Reception and back of house facilities,
  • Kiosk and retail space,
  • New 24 hour gym,
  • Multi-purpose and group fitness space,
  • Fitness studio,
  • New sports pavilion,
  • Landscaped areas, and
  • Parking and traffic flow improvements. 

Council will continue to provide regular updates at key stages of the project including project timelines. If you would like to receive updates and continue to be informed of the project please register your details below to receive the Oak Park redevelopment newsletter.

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