A new indoor swimming pool is planned for the Linwood-Woolston community and is expected to open in late 2021.
Our team is currently talking with the community about how they want to use Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool, and what activities they want to see offered.
If you have any ideas, questions or comments, please email them to email@example.com
The Linwood/Woolston community has celebrated the start of construction work on the eagerly-awaited Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool.
Representatives of the local community and members of the Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board gathered on site for a symbolic sod-turning.
On the shovels was Bob Todd, longtime chair of the local community board and an early supporter of the push to get swimming facilities in the Linwood and Woolston community.
The Linwood Park location was finalised by the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board on 16 May 2018 after extensive community consultation on possible locations for the planned new pool facility. Read more on Newsline.
12 March 2018
Public consultation opened today on a location for the $21 million facility. Read more.(external link)
12 April 2018
Linwood Avenue School students voiced their support for the proposed Linwood Pool site in Smith Street, delivering their submissions directly to Community Board members. Read more.(external link)
16 May 2018
A high profile location on the corner of Linwood Avenue and Smith Street has been chosen as the site for the planned Linwood pool. Read more.(external link)
10 December 2018
The proposals for the new Linwood Pool have been revealed at a family friendly event in Linwood Park, attracting more than 300 people from across the community. Read more.(external link)
22 May 2019
The design is locked in, the location is set and work is on track for Linwood to get its new $22 million pool complex by the end of 2021. Read more.(external link)
6 August 2019
Local rūnanga Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri have gifted the name Te Pou Toetoe for the facility. Read more.(external link)
10 March 2020
Local company Apollo Projects will oversee the construction of Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool. Read more.(external link)
24 June 2020
Representatives of the local community and members of the Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board gathered on site for a symbolic sod-turning. Read more.(external link)
The new facility is scheduled to open to the public.