The Fawkner Leisure Centre is about to be refurbished. Included as part of the public engagement is the future of the outside Fawkner pools, although that has not been made explicit.
The pools are ageing, purportedly leaking, and near end of life, according to Council staff.
The outside pools are open during summer and are a popular place to gather and socialise during hot weather.
The pools also contribute to a local cool park effect reducing the urban heat island microclimate of CB Smith Reserve.Continue reading