Aquatic Strategy

Start: February 21, 2022

End: February 5, 2024

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

Project Description:


The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the City of Courtenay completed a draft comox valley aquatic services strategy to shape the future of public swimming in the region for the next 25 years. The draft strategy was presented to Council at the January 11, 2023 Council meeting. 

Facility Options Presentation [PDF - 1 MB]

The City of Courtenay carred out further public engagement to inform the long term plans for the future of the outdoor pool in the summer of 2023.  Through this additional engagement, the City identifed five capital investment options as they relate to the outdoor pool.  These options are summarized here:  

Interactive Story Board: Options for the Future of the Courtenay Outdoor Pool

A summary of the outdoor pool engagement findings can be found here: Courtenay and District Memorial Pool What We Heard Report.

In January 2024, City of Courtenay adopted the final Comox Valley Aquatic Services Strategy:

Comox Valley Aquatic Services Strategy [PDF - 46 MB]

Project Timing

Phase Timeline Detail
Phase 1 December 2021 - Summer 2022 Learning and engagement
Phase 2 Summer 2022 - Early 2023 Strategy development & review
Phase 3 Summer 2023 - Winter 2024 Public Engagement & Finalization


Council Reports

2024 01 24 Aquatic Needs Strategy Update

2023 07 12 Comox Valley Aquatic Service Needs Update 

2023 0712 Comox Valley Aquatic Draft Strategy Review Synopis

 2023 01 11 Staff Report Comox Valley Aquatic Services Strategy Draft.pdf [PDF - 3 MB]

 2022 07 25 Briefing Note Aquatic Services Project Update What We Heard Report.pdf [PDF - 5 MB]


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