City of North Vancouver votes to proceed with a 50-metre pool at Harry Jerome

On June 26, the North Vancouver City Council voted to proceed with a 50-metre pool at Harry Jerome.

The North Shore Aquatics Society presented our Business Plan to the City of North Vancouver on May 16, 2017. The Business Plan outlined how the incremental capital costs of the 50-metre pool, above the 25 metre pool, could be covered. The Business Plan also noted that the difference between operating a 50-metre pool and the proposed 10-lane, 25-metre pool was very small – only $200,000 – and laid out several ways that the City would be able to cover the operating costs. Significant public support for the pool was demonstrated to the City through over 4,500 signatures on our petition and the tremendous turnout in Council chambers.

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Harry Jerome planning gets green light – North Shore News

Council reverses decision to halt process

You’ve got to spend money to figure out how much money you need to spend.

That was the conclusion City of North Vancouver council reached Monday as they reversed an earlier decision that might have delayed the new Harry Jerome rec centre by a year.

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