The Crescent Point Pool is getting a makeover with the replacement of the old swimming pool deck tile with a new rubber paving material. The work started this past weekend with the paving of the paddling pool deck and will finish with the paving main pool deck this week. The rubber paving will give the pool a new look and is made of 100% recycled rubber. Solid-State Rubber Paving out of Swift Current, is doing the work at cost of $48,000. Recreation Director Sara Kuntz says “fundraising for the project totaled approximately $18,000”.
Some pool doors, and frames are rusting and will be replaced this year. Three metal doors and five-door frames will be replaced at a cost of $9,415.00. The storage shed on the east end of the pool will also be replaced at a cost of $2,000.00.
Council has approved the purchase of a variety of pool toys and fitness equipment, including: poolside basketball nets, medium and large-size rafts, sinkers, a variety of dumbbells, weight bars, dumbbell rack, resistance bands, aqua disks. The floats for the ropes will be replaced, and a new storage cart will also be purchased. The total of these items will be approximately $3,022.00.
Crescent Point Pool is owned by the Town of Gull Lake. Pool operating deficits are shared between the Town of Gull Lake 66.66%, RM of Carmichael 16.67%, and RM, of Webb 16.67%. RM of Gull Lake 16.67%.
The Pool will open at the beginning of June until the end of August.