Marlborough Aquatic Centre - Blenheim
To replace existing antiquated and deteriorating outdoor swimming pool with a state of the art aquatic facility.
Marlborough Stadium Trust.
Combined with Marlborough Stadium 2000 to create one multi-sport venue. Opened July 2011.
Aquatic facilities accredited "Pool Safe" Stadium school accredited Quality Assured by Swim NZ, Awarded "Outstanding Recreation Facility" by NZ Recreation Association, NZ Institute of Architects winner of "Public Architecture" award, Nelson / Marlborough
7 pools including:
25m x 10 lane FINA accredited competition pool
25m indoor lap pool
25m leisure pool with toddler's pool and rapid river
25m x 3 lane outdoor lap pool
Outdoor children's pool
Learn to swim pool
Sauna and steam, spa/hydrotherapy pool
Extensive changing facilities
New and larger improved commercial fitness centre with aerobics, cardio, weights, studio
From concept to current operation
Established working committee
Consulted all users within the community
Undertook nationwide study of similar facilities
Undertook preliminary design and feasibility study
Appointed design team
Project managed design and construction
Identified, selected, purchased and installed all sports equipment
Negotiated various commercial leases
Chair of Marlborough Stadium Trust.