Riverina residents are up in arms over the redevelopment of the much-loved Lake Talbot swimming complex.
The plan proposes the removal of the current pool in favour of an indoor 20-metre heated pool.
At a meeting in December, a plan was discussed to for the decommissioning of the famous “Rampage” pool and slide.
The plan proposes the removal of the current pool ...
A new family leisure pool to replace the island pool and new shade structures for the water playground, leisure and Olympic-sized pool.
Residents raised concerns about the costing of a 24-hour heated pool and their love of the existing outdoor facility.
Residents took to Facebook to express their outrage at a council-released master plan.
Griffith residents shared much of the sentiment coming from Narrandera locals.
“They have got to be mad! Narrandera Shire Council, you will lose all the patronage of Griffith residents who travel to your town to enjoy the exact same facilities that you are proposing to remove!” Sonia Sal said.
“Taking away Griffith's 50m outdoor pool was a huge mistake … people travel from far and wide to Lake Talbot,” Angela McIntosh said.
The council’s community engagement process has begun and will conclude in March, with a final plan set for release in April.
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