Construction has begun on the $70 million Pimpama Sports Hub project on the Gold Coast, following a sod-turning ceremony.
The City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, Deputy Mayor Donna Gates and ADCO board member Tom Hill broke ground on the project, witnessed by Council staff, project team and community members.
Set for completion by in 2021, the sports hub aims to offer an aquatic centre, netball and tennis courts, a multipurpose hall, café, health centre, community centre, function rooms and carparking.
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The aquatic centre will include a 10-lane Olympic swimming pool, an indoor 25-metre pool, a swim education pool and an outdoor children’s pool.
Pimpama Sports Hub is the largest community infrastructure project ever undertaken by the city of Gold Coast and will be totally energy self-sufficient.
“We are pleased to be Builder of Choice on this landmark project for the Gold Coast community – we have a proven track record of Sports and Recreation projects in Queensland and across Australia, and have proudly completed several iconic community projects for the Gold Coast,” ADCO’s CEO Neil Harding said.