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Hastings Thermal Springs Pool re-opens after upgrade

14/10/2004

The Hastings Thermal Springs Pool is open again following a recent upgrade.

The work to the pool is part of a $122,000 allocation from the Economic and Social Infrastructure Fund for redevelopment work at the Hastings cave and thermal springs pool complex.

The work is part of a continuing effort to provide all tourists and local visitors with the highest quality facilities and service.

The upgrade to the thermal springs pool included a new fibreglass lining that will be much longer wearing as well as requiring less regular maintenance.

It will also see the pool take on a more natural shape and feel.

The pool upgrade follows on from a number of improvements at Hastings over recent years, including a new visitor centre, re-wiring and re-lighting of Newdegate Cave, replacement of boardwalks and landscaping within the thermal springs area.

The Minister for Tourism, Parks and Heritage, Ken Bacon, inspected the new works today.

Hastings Thermal Springs Pool re-opens after upgrade

District manager Mark Bryce, Hastings operations manager, Keith Vanderstaay, Parks project officer Andrew Wagg and Minister Ken Bacon.