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Aquatic Precinct & Public Recreation – The Lakes College, North Lakes


An ‘other change’ development application has been lodged for public outdoor recreation use for the recently approved Aquatic Precinct (Stage E) of The Lakes College masterplan, located at 2 College Street, North Lakes.

Staging Plan

Designed by Miasto Architects, the proposal seeks the new aquatic precinct, be open to members of the public as vital community infrastructure and seeks the approval for an Outdoor recreation land use. Under this approval members of the public will be enable to use the aquatic precinct that was approved on 28 June 2021.

Site Plan – Stage E

Stage 1
– 25m lap swimming pool (8 lanes (25x21m)
– A single storey male and female amenities and staff facilities
– A pump house, pool filtration, heating and pump equipment
– New footpaths around the school for access.

Stage 2
– A learn-to-swim pool 5 Lanes (12.5x11m)
– Elevated grandstand (seating capacity of 500 people)
– Associated new footpaths and ramp from the northern car park.

The proposed change facilitates the accessibility of the general public to the aquatic centre for learn to swim classes, squad and individual training and quarterly yearly swim meets.

Hours of Operation
– 6:00am – 10:00pm seven days a week
– public access hours are not during school hours

The planners at John Gaskell Planning Consultants state, “the nature of this change application seeks approval for an Outdoor recreation land use in order to enable members of the public to use the recently approved aquatic precinct at the Lakes College (noting that no changes to the approved built form or vehicular access arrangements are proposed)”.

“The proposed development is compatible with the adjoining and nearby surrounding locality and reinforces the predominating pattern of development within the area.”.

The proposal adds 146sqm of gross floor area on the 15.36 ha site.

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The Application Information and References
– Date Lodged: 3 September 2021
– Council: Moreton Bay Regional Council
– Council Reference: DA/2021/3535
– Address: 2 College Street, North Lakes
– Zone: North Lakes
– Neighbourhood Plan: N/A
– Application Report: John Gaskell Planning Consultants
– Design Drawings: Miasto Architects
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview

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