YMCA contract for aquatic centres in MidCoast LGA will be extended for further 12 months

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated May 31 2022 - 3:54am, first published May 26 2022 - 2:00am
The YMCA manage the Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre, along with centres at Wingham, Forster, and Tea Gardens. File photo

MidCoast Council is extending the contract with the YMCA to manage four aquatic centres for a further 12 months, it was decided at council's ordinary meeting on Wednesday, May 25.


Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll


Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.