Nillumbik Leisure and Aligned Leisure would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Nillumbik Council, Diamond Creek Swimming Club and the entire Nillumbik community for making our 40th Birthday Celebration at the Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool a resounding success!
The sun was shining brightly as families gathered to bask in the warmth of both the weather and the community spirit. Laughter echoed through the air, and the scent of delicious barbecue filled the atmosphere.
We were honored to welcome our speakers Nillumbik Mayor, Ben Ramcharan, Ellis Ward Cr Peter Perkins and Nillumbik Leisure Manager, Kathryn Williams, who acknowledged the sense of connection, fun, and took us down memory lane with anecdotes about the pool and swim club origins.
In the spirit of acknowledging the outstanding contributions within our community, we also took the opportunity to present Community Awards to those individuals who have made a significant impact on Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool.
Community Awards recipients:
- Rachel Holt – Nillumbik Council
- Frances Duncan – Prev. Nillumbik Council
- Michelle De Pasquale – Prev. Nillumbik Council
- Ash Bartholomew – Aligned Leisure
- Jacqui Kerr – Diamond Creek Swimming Club
These awards are a testament to the strength and unity that defines our wonderful community.
Looking ahead, we are excited about the future of the Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool and the continued support of our vibrant community. We remain committed to providing a safe, fun space for families to come together, create lasting memories, and celebrate the spirit that makes Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool a fantastic place to call home.
Thank you once again for celebrating with us, we want to express our sincere thanks to each and every member of our community, and we look forward to many more years of splashing fun at the Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool!
(Photo L-R: Rebecca Burton, Manager Recreation and Leisure – Nillumbik Shire Council, Carl Cowie, Chief Executive Officer – Nillumbik Shire Council, Mayor Ben Ramcharan – Nillumbik Shire Council, Vince Lombrdi, Chief Operating Officer – Nillumbik Shire Council, Ash Bartholomew – Centre Captain Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool, Rachel Holt – Leisure Services Project Officer, Liam, Regional Operations Manager – Nillumbik Shire Council, Lisa Wilson – Head of Aquatics, Nillumbik Leisure, Kathryn Williams – Nillumbik Leisure Manager, Ellis Ward Cr Peter Perkins – Nillumbik Shire Council)