Draft Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy

Contributions to this survey are closed for evaluation and review and this information will be used to inform any changes to the final Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy for consideration by Council.

The draft Greater Bendigo Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy 2021-2031 will provide guidance for decision making and investment to ensure future provision:

  • Aligns with and progresses goals in Council's strategic planning and policy framework
  • Responds to local and national aquatic recreation/swimming participation trends
  • Offers contemporary and appropriate recreational activities which meet the needs of target groups and are accessible to/inclusive of all residents
  • Improves the health and wellbeing of residents and enhances the liveability of the region
  • Is equitable, environmentally responsible and financially sustainable

This report presents key information and analysis which informs the proposed direction. The strategy is community needs focused and includes the following components:

  • Participation data
  • Direction from Council's strategic and policy framework
  • Contemporary aquatic programming
  • Current facility provision
  • The challenges and opportunities for community aquatic facility provision
  • Strategic recommendations for the service

View the Draft Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy and Executive Summary Draft Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy.


Further information

For more information about the Draft Community Aquatic Facilities Strategy please contact us on 5434 6000 or email us at [email protected]