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Council approves partnering with Carleton University on new aquatics centre

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OTTAWA, July 10, 2024 – Today, Ottawa City Council has approved the City entering into non-binding negotiations with Carleton University to partner on a new aquatics centre for Ottawa(link is external).

Details about the new aquatic centre at Carleton University

The centre would feature a 50-metre competitive pool, a 25-metre warm-up and community pool, and the amenities to host aquatic special events. It would enable the City to host competitive swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming events, and to improve access to aquatic facilities and programs.

The new pool would be located on campus, close to Bronson Avenue, with access via public transit.

The City and university will negotiate project scope, facility ownership, operations and management, as well as day-to-day maintenance and governance and financing models.

Staff will report back to City Council on the outcome of negotiations and next steps in the first half of next year.

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