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Lymington Sea Water Centre - Slideshow

Local people have been sharing ideas about the Lymington Open Air Sea Water Baths since they were closed in 2008. This project has developed an online discussion group to involve skilled local people and community groups in exploring concepts for a multi-purpose Lymington Sea Water Centre.

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Lymington Sea Water Centre - Slideshow

  1. 1. Lymington Sea Water Centre The Sea Water Experience ... by the community for the community 20/01/10 LCF ©
  2. 2. <ul><li>Local people have been sharing ideas about the Lymington Open Air Sea Water Baths since they were closed in 2008. This project has created an online discussion group to involve everyone from people with ideas to skilled local people and community groups in exploring concepts for a multi-purpose Lymington Sea Water Centre . </li></ul><ul><li>The initial task is to determine the potential engagement, viability and reality of the facility and discuss openly all options from just a Pool, to a Sea Water Centre, or passing to a private entity or even selling. The online groups will help openly discuss how the community could integrate the skills, wisdom, expertise and resources of all the local community members and Stakeholder Groups, so that everyone can engage and discuss all options and move forward. </li></ul>20/01/10 Lymington Community Foundation
  3. 3. Project Timetable 20/01/10 The Sea Water Centre discussions identifies main Stakeholder Groups (SG): SG1 Wet Leisure SG2 Dry Leisure SG3 Water Awareness and Training SG4 Water Experience (have a go - water tourism) SG5 Marine Education Trust (schools, marine education) SG6 Destination Management Government, Tourism, Business & Transport SG7 Catering café, restaurant, events SG8 Facility Management Structural/Marketing/Administration Specialists for each area are being asked to come forward from existing groups to assess viability and create an interim viability analysis. Additional expertise and specialists may be added . (Some of the Stakeholder Groups particularly Wet leisure, are being divided to ensure specialist study for each significant area). Questionnaires are being created to identify needs and wishes.
  4. 4. Project Timetable 20/01/10 <ul><li>Viability Assessment Reviews. Latest Update 20 th January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Critical path.  </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone has been requested to come forward and express their ideas and views. </li></ul><ul><li>A wider list of further skills, expertise and mentors is being drawn up on an ongoing basis to identify resources and enhance the existing stakeholder expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication system have been implemented to allow rapid electronic access, comment and discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion and Comment. Initial viability groups will develop and then publish their findings in summary to say how their groups might be able to use the facility if it were available. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the Viability Assessments and comments from the community, initial development of a commercial analysis including costings and time lines can be created. </li></ul><ul><li>Review by all Stakeholders of way forward as defined by the executive reports and agreed in further consultation. Community can then comment and rate the options online with the Council. </li></ul><ul><li>The Council have put a date of MARCH 1 st . Because of the time commitments and breadth of Stakeholders commitments, electronic communication and electronic project management will be implemented to ensure an efficient and rapid dissemination of data and progressive development of comments and thoughts for a short and medium term solution. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Facility Potential Area Proposed main site 20/01/10 LCF ©
  6. 6. Proposal from the Lymington Community To discuss the ideas, opportunities and solutions for the realisation of The Lymington Sea Water Centre A Proposal to discuss and assess the viability of the Lymington Sea Water Centre (SWC) in collaboration with all the local community stakeholders. 20/01/10 LCF ©
  7. 7. A proposal to develop an electronic discussion forum to assimilate and share expertise and ideas for a viability study for the realisation of a The Lymington Sea Water Centre <ul><li>Ideas so far in collaboration with all the local community stakeholders suggest </li></ul><ul><li>Reclassification of the swimming pool to a Sea Water Centre reflecting opportunity for new Risk Assessments to address Lido pool health & safety issues </li></ul><ul><li>New management strategy to operate with total engagement from local community. </li></ul><ul><li>New financial strategy for revenue generation and low redevelopment cost. </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalisation and Enhancement of existing location plus associated community facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Open for public use throughout the year . </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable facility providing opportunities for employment , education, environmental awareness, tourism and leisure. </li></ul>20/01/10 LCF ©
  8. 8. Facility Potential Area Proposed main site 20/01/10 LCF ©
  9. 9. Infrastructure Problems <ul><li>As part of the project rationalisation , the areas that need major consideration and evaluation include the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Create and realise the opportunity for Stakeholders to really communicate, listen to and talk with each other to enhance understanding and create consensus . </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate/Coordinate /Rationalise the existing facilities between Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Engagement with the facility, by the community, to ensure sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the engagement with the community to address issues to assist delivery. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring sustainability through the provision of services and wider involvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Social cohesion for all, especially for the less able and less mobile </li></ul>20/01/10 LCF ©
  10. 10. <ul><ul><ul><li>The community Stakeholders to date of which over 80 have discussed/ contributed, overwhelmingly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>agree the following . There is a need to ensure that there is every opportunity to engage and retain </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the interest and support from all members of the community. There is a need to be able to deliver </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>what is recognised as already being of value and enhance the opportunity for new engagement. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Sea Water Baths historically have lost engagement with the community . In the last year of </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>operation, only a few hundred people paid to use the old pool with revenue of just over 10% of the </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>total cost to run the swimming pool, that it is not viable for a pool alone. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A wide consensus of Stakeholders have been classified into initially Eight main Stakeholder Groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(SG1 - 8), in which stakeholders and member organisations have endorsed the wider opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>that the Sea Water Centre could deliver to their own groups and the wider community providing it is </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>reclassified as a Sea Water Centre. </li></ul></ul></ul>Engagement of the community 20/01/10 LCF ©
  11. 11. Engagement of the community <ul><li>SG1 Wet leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Sailing, Rowing, Swimming, Canoeing, Sail boarding, Diving, Extreme sports events. </li></ul><ul><li>SG2 Dry leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Beach, Beach huts, crabbing, Family fun, paddling beach. </li></ul><ul><li>SG3 Water awareness and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Safety , Survival, Instructor Training, Special needs, Multi level certification </li></ul><ul><li>SG4 Water experience </li></ul><ul><li>Fun for a Fiver, Local / National tourism , Water Taxi trips, Disadvantaged access </li></ul><ul><li>SG5 Marine education </li></ul><ul><li>Lymington Marine Trust, touch feel, learn, engage. Curriculum courses. Exploring History & the Arts. Conservation, Environmental, Marine education. Marine experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>SG6 Destination management </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure development, awareness, signage, Social responsibility, Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>SG7 Centre services </li></ul><ul><li>All facility and event catering. </li></ul><ul><li>SG8 Facility Management </li></ul><ul><li>Structural/Marketing/Administration </li></ul>20/01/10 LCF ©
  12. 12. Facility Opportunity 20 January 2010 Page Dry Leisure Wet Leisure Water Awareness Water Experience Marine Education Centre Services Destination Management
  13. 13. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING <ul><ul><ul><li>Wet Leisure SG 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sailing, Rowing, Swimming, Canoeing, Sail boarding, Marine awareness, Diving, Extreme sports events </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  14. 14. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING <ul><ul><ul><li>Dry Leisure SG 2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beach, Beach huts, Crabbing, Family fun, paddling beach. </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  15. 15. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING <ul><ul><ul><li>Water Awareness SG 3 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Survival, Instructor Training, Special needs, Safety Lymington Multi-level Certification 1-10 </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  16. 16. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING Transit <ul><ul><ul><li>Water Experience SG 4 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fun for a Fiver, Local/National tourism , Water Taxi trips, Disadvantaged access </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  17. 17. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING Transit <ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Education Trust, Environment , History & the Arts SG 5 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lymington Marine Trust, touch feel, learn, engage. Curriculum courses. Exploring History & the Arts. Conservation, Environmental, Marine education. Marine experiences. </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  18. 18. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING Transit Transit <ul><ul><ul><li>Destination Management, Government, Tourism, Business & Transport SG 6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure development, awareness, signage, Social responsibility, Tourism </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  19. 19. Facility Opportunity 20/01/10 LCF © BEACH VARIABLE SWIM AREA Depending on demand Beach Huts Rowing F U N EDUCATION CATERING <ul><ul><ul><li>Catering SG 7 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All facility and event catering for day to day and special occasions. </li></ul></ul></ul>Wet Area
  20. 20. Engagement of the community <ul><li>Engaging and retaining cooperation from all community groups in the review. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering what local groups and people value most and create opportunities for involving groups through projects . </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring that there is something of interest for everyone will increase engagement in the community and enhance the revenue sustainability of the Sea Water Centre. </li></ul><ul><li>Combining the facility with training, education and employment will lead to local benefits and greater engagement and ownership will follow. </li></ul>20/01/10 LCF ©
  21. 21. <ul><li>A dedicated area for the future </li></ul><ul><li>appreciation of all those who </li></ul><ul><li>love Lymington. e.g. named </li></ul><ul><li>bricks for walks, paths and walls in </li></ul><ul><li>the SWC. – will build engagement and </li></ul><ul><li>long term ownership of this special </li></ul><ul><li>area. </li></ul>20 January 2010 Page Memories and emotional ties can maintain long-term engagement and supported by Friends of Lymington Sea Water Centre . Beyond the facility and current activities themselves, there is a need to create a sense of identity, ownership and shared experience in Lymington. Building Engagement “ I quickly learned to swim - I kicked my feet to keep away from the crabs in the sea water !” “ I am a Lymington lad , I got my first gala swimming certificate presented by the Mayor.” “ It was part of our Great British summer holiday on the south coast, I love Lymington.” “” All the names of the crews, friends and teams over the years can be there for us to remember!”
  22. 22. Infrastructure Development Pick-up/set-down points for internal transit system 20/01/10 LCF ©
  23. 23. Infrastructure Development <ul><li>Lymington Land Train </li></ul>20/01/10 LCF © <ul><li>Improved mobility within the town. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing pedestrian footfall and cycle usage. </li></ul><ul><li>Significant park-and-ride opportunities to reduce parking shortages and congestion. </li></ul><ul><li>Linking SWC to Lymington Town Railway Station, Lymington Bus Station and main town areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Leisure and tourist attraction all year round. </li></ul><ul><li>Environmentally friendly - low cost per passenger mile / low carbon emission per passenger mile. </li></ul><ul><li>Social inclusion for all, especially the older generation, non-car owners, less mobile and young people. </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to Youth and Adult Employment . </li></ul><ul><li>Lymington Water Taxi </li></ul><ul><li>Transit system linking East-West river, North-South. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyable Water experience for sight seeing. </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary uses - educational trips, harbour taxi. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Scheme Organisation 20/01/10 LCF ©
  25. 25. Scheme Operation (Level I) Operation of specific Stakeholder activities and facilities (at Level 2) 20/01/10 LCF ©
  26. 26. Scheme Operation (Level 2) Wet Leisure SG 1 Overall Operational coordination (from Level I) 20/01/10 LCF ©
  27. 27. Scheme Operation (Level 2) Dry Leisure SG 2 20/01/10 LCF © Overall Operational coordination (from Level I)
  28. 28. Scheme Operation (Level 2) Water Awareness SG 3 20/01/10 LCF © Overall Operational coordination (from Level I)
  29. 29. Scheme Operation (Level 2) Water Experience SG 4 20/01/10 LCF © Overall Operational coordination (from Level I)
  30. 30. Scheme Operation (Level 2) Marine Education Trust SG5 20/01/10 LCF © Overall Operational coordination (from Level I)
  31. 31. 20 January 2010 Page <ul><li>Benefits for Destination management Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced liability </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced management </li></ul><ul><li>Wider skills resources </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Community Engagement </li></ul>Destination Management Stakeholders Government, Tourism, Business & Transport <ul><li>Increase Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Improved transport </li></ul><ul><li>Educational activities </li></ul><ul><li>Social inclusion and cohesion </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue generation </li></ul><ul><li>Youth & Adult Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable public amenities </li></ul><ul><li>More leisure facilities </li></ul>
  32. 32. Scheme Finance (i) Enhanced Facility costs 20/01/10 LCF ©
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