Coolum Aquatic Centre welcomes new managers
  • Friday 25 October 2013

Sunshine Coast residents are set to benefit from the vast industry experience of the newly appointed managers of the Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Centre, SwimFit Pty Ltd.

Division 9 Councillor Stephen Robinson acknowledged the important role aquatic facilities and services play in the lives of Sunshine Coast residents and visitors noting Council recently called for public tenders for the management of Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Centre.

“I am delighted to announce the successful managers are locally owned and operated Swim Fit Pty Ltd who has been chosen as they demonstrated a proven track record in aquatic programming and service delivery,” he said.

“Swimfit Pty Ltd has been professionally operating other council facilities on the Sunshine Coast including Buderim Aquatic Centre, Cotton Tree Aquatic Centre and Nambour Aquatic Centre over a number of years.

“Council was impressed with their comprehensive business management plan which detailed a sustainable and achievable management structure for the Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Centre in addition to their other facilities.

“The community can only benefit from their vast industry experience and I invite them to drop by to meet the new management to learn of their exciting plans for the future.”

Swim Fit Group Director Grant Belcher said he is extremely excited about their appointment and are truly grateful for the opportunity to work within the local Coolum-Peregian community.

“We will live by our reputation of delivering exceptional customer service, similarly to what we as an organisation have been able to achieve at our other facilities across SE Queensland,” he said.

“Our vision is to ensure Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Centre provides world-class health, fitness and lifestyle experiences.

“Further to our appointment, it is with great pleasure that I announce the recruitment of Carl Gunn to the position of Facility Manager at the Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex. Carl comes with over 20 years’ experience in business management specifically in the health and fitness industry.

“Carl has held key business management roles in a number of international fitness based organisations and has also had previous experience in senior management roles within multiple aquatic and fitness centres throughout Australia.

“Carl is excited to join our Swim Fit family and is looking forward to working with the local community to provide exceptional service and a great range of programs that builds a strong local culture for members and visitors.”

Visit council’s website or call 5473 9042 for further information on Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Centre, located on David Low Way, Coolum Beach.