Parks, Reserves and Recreation (including the Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre)

over 2 years ago
Parks

The City of Hobart manages and maintains an extensive system of parks, gardens, bushland reserves, sports fields, recreational facilities and streetscapes.

This includes:

  • conservation of 4500 hectares of Hobart’s unique natural and cultural heritage bushland
  • services, recreational facilities and programs, including the Bush Adventures program and Bushcare volunteer program
  • maintenance of 130 parks and playgrounds and 19 sports fields
  • operating an industry-accredited nursery to grow trees, shrubs and seedlings.

The City of Hobart operates high-quality sporting ovals and venues of state significance.

The Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre is the largest in Tasmania. It offers:

  • an Olympic size pool
  • large modern gym
  • wide variety of classes, including a highly-subscribed Learn to Swim program
  • spa, sauna and steam room

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