The purpose of the GRC Aquatic and Leisure Strategy was to review patronage across the three aquatic facilities in the area to determine the most effective approach of providing community access to facilities, factoring in amenities offered by neighbouring Councils, including Canterbury/Bankstown, Sutherland and Bayside and taking into account industry trends. The Aquatic Strategy also explored the long term viability of facilities whilst planning for future growth.
The objectives were to:
Lajamanu is an indigenous community approximately 560 km south west of Katherine, on the northern edge of the Tanami Desert and the eastern side of Hooker Creek. Initially the local community wished to establish a swimming pool for its young people. However, the lack of an adequate water supply meant this was not sustainable. Hence a feasibility study was prepared to assess the sustainability of constructing a water play park.Services: Evaluation, Planning, Facilities
Undertaken for New Plymouth District Council, this project was to assess two redevelopment options that been identified for Todd Energy Aquatic Centre which could meet the needs identified in their Aquatic Facility Study.
The keys outcomes were:
Prepared for Curtain University, SGL was responsible for conducting an operational audit of their existing facilities and understanding the range of programs and operational viability of their facilities. The demand for existing and new facilities using a mix of techniques was also assessed. Based on this demand assessment, strategies for addressing gaps or deficiencies were identified.Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Planning
This project, undertaken for the Te Puru Community Centre Trust (NZ), reviewed the role of the Centre within the context of Te Puru Park. The outcome was a strategic master plan for the development of the Centre and the surrounding Park. A major element was improving the physical relationship between the two elements and the human relationship with the Franklin Local Board.Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Sport