JOINT IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 28, 2018
Leduc County and the Town of Beaumont recognize the importance of having quality recreational infrastructure that encourages people to adopt healthy lifestyles and contributes to making communities vibrant and inclusive. Through a joint funding agreement, Leduc County and Town of Beaumont residents will benefit from the expansion and modernization of the Aqua-Fit Centre. The expansion will enhance residents’ quality of life and will contribute to the growth of sporting activities and community prosperity.
From 2019 to 2023, Leduc County will invest $2.4 million towards the $ 29.5 million expansion of the Aqua-Fit Centre.
“Leduc County has worked with the Town of Beaumont on plans for the expansion of the Beaumont Aqua Fit Centre for the past two years. I’m incredibly pleased to support this recreation initiative. This investment in recreation will directly benefit Leduc County residents in the area and is an excellent example of how working together with our municipal partners benefits the entire region.”
Leduc County Mayor Tanni Doblanko
“Thanks to the joint funding agreement between Leduc County and the Town of Beaumont, this major investment will allow us to develop and share quality community services for our residents. The construction of a multifunctional Aqua-Fit Centre will also allow residents to engage in regular sports and physical activities, promoting the adoption of active lifestyles."
Town of Beaumont Mayor John Stewart
The Aqua-Fit Centre expansion will feature an NHL-sized ice surface with seating and viewing areas, a climbing wall, a high-school sized gymnasium, a running track and a fieldhouse that can accommodate indoor soccer, lacrosse and host events with seating.
For more information on the expansion, please visit www.beaumont.ab.ca/289.