Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre

The $57 million Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GRAC) is the centrepiece of the Latrobe Valley Authority’s $85 million sports and infrastructure package, providing Latrobe City with the opportunity to fulfil its long held desire for a facility of this type for its community members.

The centre will feature a range of facilities for competitive swimming, leisure, general community use and major regional events including:

  • Competition pool: 8 Lane x 51.5 metre with moveable boom to make 2 x 25 metre pools or variable options
  • 500 spectator seats
  • Large indoor water play zone
  • Toddlers pool
  • Large warm water therapy pool with spa
  • Learn to swim / leisure pool
  • Sauna & steam rooms
  • Gymnasium and group fitness rooms
  • 2 x large water slides
  • Wellness centre
  • 25 m outdoor pool
  • Geothermal heating
  • Café & retail space
  • 250 space car park, landscaping, public lighting & security

This project has strong community support, and will be designed in consultation with local residents, key user groups and stakeholders.

 

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Project timeline

Planning and design: 2018

Construction start: mid 2019

Completion: December 2020 - January 2021

Funding: $57 million










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