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Please read Margery Duda's excellent response to the article in the Province inverviewing Riley-Hillcrest Aquatic Centre's manager Peter Fox as to the 'value' to the community and 'success' as a social investment of the complex:click for link-> The Province June 13, 2013
-Opinions, Positions and Ideas-
We should be supporting the planning and use of municipal Solar energy projects. SolarCity Partnership is an information sharing resource group that works with cities and municipalities to plan installation and monitoring of large scale solar energy system including outdoor pools.
Here's a real world example of the use of Solar energy right here in BC at Hudson Hope Hudson Hope Community Pool
These are the types of systems and alliances that the City of Vancouver and Park Board SHOULD be planning and building if they want to demonstrate that we are truly a GREEN City. Please write Vancouver City Council and Park Board (click here to links) demanding that these type of resources be included in aquatic recreational facilities planning!
Click the PARK CONCEPT PLAN button at the left to see our vision of how the Pool should look in the new Mt Pleasant Park design
You can read and download the minutes of our 2012 AGM as well as our Financial Report here 2012 AGM minutes and Financial Report
Please read The History of Mount Pleasant Outdoor Pool
This document shows chronologically the highlights of the passionate community support, public events and other actions which have taken place with the goal of saving and now rebuilding the Mount Pleasant Park Outdoor Pool. A big thanks to Margery Duda for providing this list!
Thanks Neighbours for showing your Support at the Park re-opening Ceremonies, July 21, 2012 (pics to left)
Committee Secretary Jean Campbell manning our information and sign-up tent.
Many neighbours took the time to sign and leave their comments on a petition letter addressed to the Vancouver Park Board and Vancouver City Council.
From the Vancouver Courier, Nov 16th 2011 by Sandra Thomas...
Nov 13, 2011: Douglas Park Community Centre
June 02, 2011: Park Board Office, Stanley Park
Pool Assessment Study results are negative towards Outdoor Pools!
The future of stand-alone Outdoor Pools in the City of Vancouver will be very bleak if the Park Board Commissioners accept the Aquatic Study as was delivered in preliminary form by the consultants, HCM Architects.
May 31, 2011
Pool Assessment Study released! These are the slides to be presented June 2 at the Planning and Environment Meeting (Park Board offices, 2099 Beach Ave. Vancouver 6:30PM): 2011 Pool Assessment Study Slides
Nov 01, 2010
On Monday November 1st, the Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously to accept the concept plan recommended by Park Board staff for the redevelopment of Mount Pleasant Park. Read more-PDF Download in MSWord format