The basis of this proposal is to create an urban Centre that with promote and fulfill a social development need and service to the local community that will support and sustain its living requirements.
The Greg Cruickshank Aquatic Centre (GCAC) is located in the town of Moranbah, a mining community in Central Queensland. Moranbah is on the Peak Downs Highway between Mackay and Clermont, in the ISAAC Regional CouncilArea.
The new GCAC aquatic facility has created a social and sporting hub not only for the local community but to the wider surrounding regions. With a strong focus on lifestyle, leisure and outdoor social engagement, this all ages facility is proven to be a successful choice for families and fitness minded patrons.
The GCAC is a facility that extends and caters for leisure and educational programmes, injury rehabilitation, aquatic recreation and sporting development needs.
Administration Entry building with Entry counter, Swim Shop, Managers Office, staff room, Pool side Kiosk, and amenities.
Children’s Water Play area complete with play fort, slides, water spray jets, laid out in age minded play zones
Enclosure over the existing 25m program pool, to become a fully enclosed pool for all year round use.
50m poolside grandstand and shade structure
Children’s Dry playground and shade structure
Pool Pump room / Pool storage Building and filtration upgrade
Swim club building with office, kitchen, meeting room and equipment store room
Outdoor cafe seating area, landscaping and shade structure
Family BBQ area with shade structures
Landscaping and additional poolside shade sail structures
Refurbishment of Facilities:
Conversion of the existing 6 lane 50m outdoor pool to a wet deck system,with equitable access via a new ramp.
Refurbishment of the existing amenities, a new meeting / function room and a first aid room.