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Council adopts fees for Wellbeing Centre

19 December 2018

Circular Head Council has adopted entry fees for the new Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre at its December meeting last week.

Options include rates for single entry, multiple entry tickets, memberships, aqua fitness, swimming lessons and school groups.

“Council has looked to balance affordability for users but also to look for those use make most use of the facility to make a meaningful contribution to the operating costs,” Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam said.

“Memberships for the swimming pools include $10.20 a week for adults or $7.10 for students or concession card holders, with single entry fees of $6.80 for adults and $5 for concession.

“Another key feature is that entry for kids under 5 will be free when they are accompanied by a paying adult.” 

A special foundation membership rate will be available for memberships taken out prior to the facility opening. 

The facility is planned to open in autumn 2019, with a further announcement on likely opening dates to be made early in 2019.

At the meeting Council also approved Council’s Community Small Grants Scheme 2018/2019 Round Two, with grants to six local organisations.

1. Circular Head Pony Club - Upgrade Show Jumping Equipment $4,000.00

2. Smithton Basketball Club Inc. – Upgrade Refrigeration Units and install heat pump $5,000.00

3. Rotary Club of Smithton (auspicing for Voices of Circular Head)- Uniforms for V.O.C.H Choir $1,002.50

4. Circular Head Landcare Group – Rescuing the Saltmarsh in Duck River – eradicating rice grass $4,590.00

5. Irishtown Community Centre (* with conditions) – Re-surface Bitumen $5,000.00

6. Lions Club of Rocky Cape – Cemetery Fence and Display Board $3,498.00

Other reports during the meeting included a progress report on shared services entity discussions – with further reports due in first part of next year, Budget amendment for the Works Plus Depot Truck wash upgrade from $10,000 to $30,000 to enable compliance to be achieved with TasWaters directions and exemptions for one off mobile food stall permit

fees for Not for profit organisations were approved.

The full list of fees and charges for the Wellbeing Centre is available on the Council website at: