Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre Upgrade

  • Project address:  Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre, Mary Street, Leichhardt
  • Project description:

    • Stage 1 works including new water jet play area, BBQ zone, modification of existing mushroom pool and improving heating, ventilation, and air conditioning plant to increase power to the hydro, mushroom, and program pools. This work will allow the gym/hydro/mushroom and program pools to remain in operation while construction works are in progress for new 50m and 25m pools.
    • Stage 2 of the masterplan works include new 50m and 25m outdoor heated pools (including associated plants), new canopy structures, outdoor seating and new first aid, storage, and lifeguard rooms.

    Planned Stage 1 works include:

    • Mushroom pool modification works.
    • New Water Jet Play area, outdoor seating, and BBQ zone.
    • Independent hot water plant for the program, hydro and mushroom pools.
    • Fully electrified heating plant for indoor program pool, pool hall, and mushroom pool.
    • Upgrade electrical supply.
    • Initial design works and planning approval.
    • Full cost plan.

  • Progress: Stage 1 Community Consultation completed and preparation of REF (Review of Environmental Factors) and detailed design documentation is in progress.
  • Expected completion date: Stage 1 works by December 2025
  • Contact:  Alex Nord on (02) 9335 2191 or alex.nord@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

Detailed Progress Update (Dec 2023) (PDF 318.6KB)

Detailed Progress Update (Aug 2023) (PDF 317.5KB)

Detailed Progress Update (Jun 2023) (PDF 318.1KB)

Master plan updates

Inner West Council resolved at the Council meeting held on 14 June 2022 to update the master plan to resolve the depth of the new 25m pool.

Council resolved to endorse the depth of the proposed 25 metre Outdoor Program Pool at Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre to be 2.1 metres with a movable floor.

The minutes from this meeting can be found on the current Council meeting dates page.

The revised LPAC master plan was endorsed by Council on 11 September 2020 following a community engagement process. This document is available for download below:

View the revised LPAC master plan pdf (PDF 107.2MB)

Information regarding the community engagement process can be found on the your say inner west - planning for Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre website.

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