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Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre to undergo $20m redevelopment


The much-loved Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre will be transformed into an exciting water park —delighting swimmers, families and the wider community.

As part of the Council's Swimming Centres Strategy which was endorsed in 2017, the Swimming Centre will be completely redeveloped with two new pools, high platform waterslides and water play areas.

While the Centre is much-loved, it is also desperately in need of major work—with the total cost expected to be about $20 million.

This funding will make a huge difference in revitalising the Centre — making it even more popular— especially for thrill-seekers who will enjoy the high platform waterslides.

The inclusion of disability access ramps will facilitate the increased use of the existing facilities as well as support greater independence for all patrons.

The redevelopment has been made possible by a $5.6 million grant through the State Government's Local Government Infrastructure Partnership Program.

The ripple effect will also extend far beyond the surface of the pools, with a boost to the local economy by creating jobs and a direct spend on construction.

Work is expected to start in mid–2022.

For more information contact Project Manager, Urban Design and Special Projects, Jared Barnes on 08 8366 4506 or via email