Alpine Aqualand

Support for sports

By MATTHEW MCKEW A $151 million overhaul of Queenstown Events Centre - including the resort's first full-size artificial turf pitches  - is set public consultation. The proposal includes an extension to the swimming pool and new buildings, where the existing main...
Queenstown Swimming Club's membership has plunged by more than half since the resort's public pool closed for repairs. Head coach Albert Szilagyi says the need to travel to Arrowtown to train is to blame. Members have been using Arrowtown's outdoor pool...

Public purse for repair costs

Queenstown's council won't be taking legal action against companies involved in building the resort's main pool over a multi-million dollar repair job needed to fix the ceiling. Alpine Aqualand, at the Events Centre, will be closed for three months from...

Plastic drastic fix

Queenstown's council is in talks with its lawyers over a $2.6 million swimming pool repair job – while it's emerged the same design team was involved in another pool with problems. Council-funded Alpine Aqualand, at the Events Centre, closed to...
QUEENSTOWN's public swimming pool could be forced to shut for a second time in 12 months to get a $2.6 million repair job done. Alpine Aqualand, part of the Queenstown Events Centre in Frankton, was closed to the public for...

Splash the cash

Just over a decade after open-ing, it appears Queenstown's public swimming pool needs a $2.3 million repair job. Alpine Aqualand, in the ratepayer-funded Events Centre, was forced to close for five weeks last summer when ceiling tiles starting plunging into...

Pool closure creates waves

Inconvenienced swimmers are questioning why Queenstown's council had to close the resort's main pool for "essential maintenance" during peak season. The council closed the Events Centre's Alpine Aqualand for five weeks, from November 19, after ceiling tiles started to fall...
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