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Gym & Swim Redevelopment

In September 2013, the NSW Government awarded a $5.7 million grant to Singleton Council for the redevelopment of the Singleton Gym & Swim under the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund. There is also $200,000 from a voluntary planning agreement with Ravensworth Mine for the project.

The project included:
  • Extension of the existing gym facilities;
  • Demolition of the existing spa and replacement with a spin studio and a new spa;
  • Construction of a new hydrotherapy/program pool;
  • Removal of the existing creche and construction of a new creche; and
  • Extension of the car park
Construction of the redevelopment started on 30 June 2015 and the completed project was officially opened on 16 September 2016.

Status as at 16 September 2016
The completed project was officially opened by Michael Johnsen, Member for Upper Hunter.


Status as at 12 June 2016

Construction of stage one is complete and the new extended gymnasium and group fitness spaces were officially opened on Wednesday 16 December.

A new substation was installed on 24 May to provide an increased power supply to the facility. Internal fit-out is ongoing and the front counter as well as kitchen equipment has been installed.

The new crèche, café admin and entry area has now been opened with the opening of the hydrotherapy pool scheduled for August.

The project is due for completion in August.



Designs

Cover sheet

Proposed site and ground floor plan

Sections plan
 



View our Gym and Swim Redevelopment Photo Gallery

Timeline 2016

6 June - Stage 2A Construction of the new crèche, café admin and entry area is now complete

Timeline 2015

16 December - Official opening of Stage 1 - new gymnasium

Opening of new gym


11 December - Shutdown of temporary gym to move equipment into new gym

4 September - Concreting operations completed and 60 per cent of the new gym slab has been poured

30 June - Sod-turning ceremony

17 June - Community information sessions

1 June - Council awards the construction contract to Hines Constructions

21 April - Tenders for construction closed

8 March - Development application lodged for temporary gym facility

17 March - Tenders open for construction of the Gym & Swim extension and upgrade

12 February - Joint Regional Planning Panel approve the development application for the new facility

Timeline 2014
5 December - Exhibition period finishes

7 November - The DA exhibition period began and was opened to public comment

30 October - The first sod was turned for the carpark extension

23 October - Development application lodged for the Gym & Swim extension and upgrade

15 October - Community information session on 75 per cent detailed design

13 October - Council endorses the proposed layout of the Gym & Swim

13 October - Council awarded contract for construction of the Gym & Swim carpark extension to Shearer Contracting

22 September - Council reviewed 50 per cent detailed design

18 September - Tenders close for construction of the carpark extension

28 August - Tenders open for construction of the carpark extension

22 July - Site visit of three Sydney fitness and swim facilities by members of the project control group.

15 July - Revised concept design received.

2 July - Preliminary concept design received from FDG and reviewed by the project control group

19 May - Council awards the contract for the detailed design and construction services to Facility Design Group

Timeline 2013
15 December - Tender for the detailed design of the Singleton Gym & Swim is first advertised

18 November - Council award the tender for the management of the Singleton Gym & Swim to the YMCA

13 September - The NSW Government announces a $5.7 million under the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund for the redevelopment of the Singleton Gym & Swim

10 September - Tender for the management of the Singleton Gym & Swim first advertised

15 July - Singleton Gym & Swim Master Plan adopted by Council

May - Council applies to the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund for funding to implement the Singleton Gym & Swim Master Plan

Timeline 2012
June - A final report on the draft Singleton Gym & Swim Master Plan is provided to Council

Timeline 2011
December - RMP & Associates inconjunction with Tredwell Management and NBRS Architects present a draft Singleton Gym & Swim Master Plan

September - Consultation is undertaken for development of the master plan

10 August - Council commissions RMP & Associates to develop a Singleton Gym & Swim Master Plan


Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290