Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has today visited the Junee Junction Recreation and Aquatic Centre to open refurbishments to the centre, made possible by a $353,200 grant from Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Fund.
Ms Cooke said she was thrilled to see the completed $140,000 tiling work on the pool being enjoyed by the community.
“It is fantastic to be here today to see the upgrades at the Junee Junction Recreation and Aquatic Centre and what a difference they are making to the Junee community,” Ms Cooke said.
“I know how important swimming pools are to our communities, especially during times of drought, so I’m incredibly excited the Junee Junction Recreation and Aquatic Centre has been able to benefit from this funding. I can’t wait to come back and see the completed pool filtration system.”
Junee Council Deputy Mayor Matt Austin said the Aquatic Centre refurbishment has meant a real boost for the community of Junee.
“Swimming pools in regional communities are the social point, a real meeting place for community members to come together in a relaxed environment,” Mr Austin said.
“I cannot tell you how much the community of Junee appreciate the work that has been done and is continuing to be done thanks to this grant from the NSW State Government.”
The work on the pool filtration system is expected to be completed in 2020.