Residents will soon be swimming, running and skating their way to improved health thanks to a $10-million investment by the province.
Premier Rodney MacDonald and Health Promotion and Protection Minister Barry Barnet made the announcement May 6th, in Bridgewater.
BRIDGEWATER (11-27-2007) - While work quietly takes place behind the scenes on the York Street location targeted as the future site of a multi-purpose recreation centre, the society tasked with putting a plan in motion is on the verge of issuing its findings to the public.
Facility estimated to cost at least $25.8 million
BRIDGEWATER (01-29-2008) - A regional recreation centre will cost at least $25.8 million and, despite the expense, those who attended a public meeting to hear a project business plan told organizers to forge ahead and include a library in the blueprint.
Deluxe model chosen for multi-purpose centre
BRIDGEWATER (02-05-2008)- With tears in his eyes and a $1,000 cheque in his pocket, Auburndale resident Gary Wentzell shook hands of yea-saying councillors. He was overwhelmed with the news that the two councils finally agreed on a multi-purpose centre.