Mansfield Water Meadows Leisure Complex is receiving upgraded as part of a £1.8 million scheme involving with new facilities opening in February.
The leisure centre, located at Titchfield Park on Bath Street in Mansfield, say works are to be complete during February half term for those to enjoy during the school break.
A site tour was given was given to the Mayor, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Leisure Andy Burgin, Chief Executive of the council Adam Hill and Leisure and Community Wellbeing Manager Marie Clay who were given a site tour as well as update on the work being done.
Elected Mayor Andy Abrahams said: “To see the renovation works fully underway now is just so exciting, and it is really helping to make Mansfield a destination place for our leisure facilities so people from all around the district and beyond can come and enjoy them with all the family.”
“With the upgrades planned, I believe it truly transforms the offering available to our residents and provides an improved experience. These works, although they may seem disruptive due to the closures and noise, will benefit our community long-term, and I look forward to seeing it all finally come together in the coming weeks” he added.
The installation will see a brand new splash pad in the pirate pool as well as an improved café area, a Climbing Zone wall, and a complete state-of-the-art refurbishment of the changing facilities for all users on site.
Jack Garner, Contract Manager for More Leisure Community Trust, said: “We’ve taken a brilliant site and given it a much-needed facelift. We want to turn Water Meadows into somewhere that all Mansfield residents can be proud of – while also increasing the number of visitors into the town.”