The Mornington Peninsula’s Yawa Aquatic Centre has won an award for ‘Community Facility of the Year’ at the 2022 Parks & Leisure Australia National Awards of Excellence.
Mornington Peninsula Shire’s nomination covered the building construction and the first six months of operations at Yawa.
At the time of nomination, 223,651 people had already walked through Yawa’s doors and over 4,100 members. Also, 95% of the facility’s 196 ongoing jobs staff were local to the Mornington Peninsula.
“This community facility award recognises facilities demonstrating innovative features of design, development and operation,” Mornington Peninsula Council said in a statement today.
“All national finalists in this category showcased the excellent work of parks and leisure professionals who deliver enormous benefit to our communities.”
For more detail on the award, please visit parkleisure.com.au.