New community centre in Summerland pegged at $60M

Penticton Herald: With all the bells and whistles included, building a new community health and wellness centre in Summerland is expected to cost $60 million, council heard Monday. Elected officials were presented with a draft needs assessment for the facility that was based on extensive public engagement efforts conducted by consultants and district staff over the past several months. Originally conceived as a replacement for the failing Summerland Aquatic and Fitness Centre, the project scope has expanded over time to potentially include a new high school gym, medical centre, tennis courts and daycare.

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