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Construction Update: May 6, 2015

Highlights of past construction activities. Bulk excavation is underway to remove existing unsuitable soil in the Aquatic space. Formwork rebar and concrete footings are proceeding well in the curling rink. Backfill and compaction has been progressing in the curling rink. Look ahead construction activities. Concrete foundations are due to start in the Aquatics space over

TOWN HOSTS BIGGEST POOL PARTY OF THE YEAR MAY 8

April 28, 2015 – The May 8 celebration includes entertainment, music from the Cochrane Pipe Band, VIP guests, hot dogs, treats, great Rock the Waves keepsakes and the results of the mayor’s fundraising challenge. “We’re thrilled to see the fencing up and work starting on this project,” says Brooker. “This new facility will be a

Construction Update: April 21, 2015

Highlights of past construction activities. All of the existing mechanical and electrical services have either been relocated or modified to allow for excavations to commence. Excavation is underway in both the Curling Rink and the Aquatics areas. Concrete foundations have started to be poured in the Curling Rink. Backfill and compaction around the concrete foundations

MAYOR ISSUES COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE

Since Rock the Waves launched last April, nearly $4.5million has been raised for Cochrane’s new aquatic and curling/multi-sport centre. Cochrane Mayor Ivan Brooker wants to add another $100,000 by April 30. Mayor Brooker issued the challenge during the construction kick-off for the facility today. “We know this is ambitious,” says Mayor Brooker. “Our community fundraising

AQUATIC CENTRE CONSTRUCTION STARTS; MAYOR ISSUES FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE

Fencing is up and equipment has arrived — construction has started on Cochrane’s new aquatic and curling/multi-sport centre. Cochrane Mayor Ivan Brooker and Spray Lake Sawmills Recreation Park Society Board President Gerry Smith kicked off construction this morning. “We’re thrilled to see the fencing up and work starting on this project,” says Brooker. “This new

LAVITA LAND INC NAMES THE “FIRESIDE FITNESS CENTRE” WITH $750,000 CONTRIBUTION

LaVita Land Inc dove into Rock the Waves as a name sponsor for part of Cochrane’s new Aquatic and Curling/Multi-sport Centre. A cheque for $750,000 was presented at tonight’s Council meeting in Cochrane to name the fitness centre portion of the new facility the “Fireside Fitness Centre.” With this generous gift, total contributions have reached

SPRAY LAKE SAWMILLS CONTRIBUTES $500,000 TO ROCK THE WAVES

A local company is making a large contribution to Rock the Waves. Spray Lake Sawmills presented a cheque for $500,000 to Mayor Ivan Brooker. Barry Mjolsness, president of Spray Lake Sawmills is proud to support the project. “This  donation continues our long-standing commitment to the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre,” he says. “This is

TOTEM CHARITABLE FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES $500,000

A local foundation announced a large contribution to Rock the Waves at tonight’s Council meeting. The Totem Charitable Foundation presented a cheque for $500,000. Jim Thorogood of the Totem Charitable Foundation is proud to support the new community facility. “This is the kind of project the Totem Charitable Foundation is proud to be associated with,”

PBA LAND DEVELOPMENT NAMES THE “PHILLIPS CURLING CENTRE” WITH $1.35 MILLION CONTRIBUTION

PBA Land Development, in partnership with Philco Farms, has jumped into Rock the Waves as a name sponsor for part of Cochrane’s new Aquatic and Curling/Multi-sport Centre. A cheque for $1.35 million was presented at tonight’s Council meeting in Cochrane to name the curling/multi-sport portion of the new facility the “Phillips Curling Centre.” The Phillips

JAYMAN IS NAME SPONSOR OF NEW AQUATIC CENTRE

April 14, 2014 — Jayman is on board with Cochrane’s new aquatic and curling centre as the name sponsor for the aquatic portion of the facility. The facility will be called the Jayman Aquatic Centre. Jayman has a long history of dedication and support of community causes. Jayman has been building homes in Cochrane for