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Shire dips toes into hydro-pool

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September 14, 2017

Mayor, Cr Adrian Weston said the study will provide a cost benefit analysis and identify community need for the service, consider partnership opportunities and assess potential locations.

CAMPASPE Shire Council is undertaking a feasibility study to investigate the potential, or not, for a community hydrotherapy pool to be developed.

Mayor, Cr Adrian Weston said the study will provide a cost benefit analysis and identify community need for the service, consider partnership opportunities and assess potential locations.

“A hydrotherapy pool relieves discomfort in the injured and elderly and promotes physical wellbeing through warm water based rehabilitation exercises,” Cr Weston said.

“The study will provide a detailed cost benefit analysis with consideration to the positive impacts of the service to health care providers and the wider community.”

“Community demand, the benefits of a hydrotherapy pool to the community and the cost efficiency of establishing and maintaining such a facility will also be carefully considered.”

The project is now open for community comment as follows:

■Make a comment on the project Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/atleisurecampaspe/

■Fill in an online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Campaspe—Hydrotherapy—Facility

■Email your written ideas and comments to: [email protected]

■Comment on the draft report at the end of the project.

In addition @leisure will be contacting key stakeholders and potential partners direct to seek their views.

■More information can be found by visiting: www.atleisure.com.au/currentprojects/campaspe-hydrotherapy-facility

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