Oak Park Aquatic Centre and Sports Pavilion redevelopment

Project background

Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Precinct redevelopment concept

Moreland’s largest ever capital works project is officially underway at the Oak Park Pool.

The $27.3m project is a first for Moreland and has been funded entirely by the community, with no assistance provided by the State or Federal Government.

First opened in 1966, The Oak Park Pool has seen generations of happy families and friends mingle and play under the summer sun, but the much-loved facility is now long overdue for a full redevelopment.

The Oak Park Aquatic Centre and Sports Pavilion will open in time 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
  • New water slides
  • Wet and dry change facilities
  • Accessible change rooms
  • Reception and back of house facilities
  • Kiosk and retail space
  • New gymnasiums
  • Multi-purpose and group fitness space
  • Studio
  • New sports pavilion
  • Landscaped areas, and
  • Parking and traffic flow improvements. 

The latest news - updated 21 September 2017

Development of the new Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Precinct is progressing to schedule – with the facility expected to reopen before the end of 2018.

  • The 50 metre concrete pool shell is being poured,
  • The underground pump room is being prepared for concrete pour,
  • The ‘learn-to-swim’ pool is being prepared for concrete pour,
  • The water-slide tower foundation is being prepared for concrete pour, and
  • The screw-pile footings are installed and ready for aquatic pavilion concrete slab.

Additionally, the concrete slab for the new sports pavilion has already been completed, and the 100+ water slide segments have been produced overseas and are currently being shipped.

To view previous redevelopment updates visit our news page.

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Design

View the concept designs and images for the Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Precinct redevelopment.

 

Community consultation

Online survey - closed Monday 10 August 2015

Users, groups, members and guests of the existing facilities were invited to comment on how you use the current facilities and precinct and how their experience could be improved in the future through this project.

Community information session - Wednesday 9 September 2015 

Council Officers held an informal community information session where residents and centre users were welcome to attend to view and or discuss this exciting project with Council Officers.

Community workshop - Monday 7 November 2016

Council Officers held a community workshop at the Oak Park Aquatic Centre on Monday 7 November 2016 to finalise the concepts and design of the waterslides.