City to Install Energy Efficient Lighting During Annual Fredericton Indoor Pool Closure

The City of Fredericton wishes to advise the public that the Fredericton Indoor Pool will be closed between August 20, 2018 and September 1, 2018 to allow annual maintenance and energy efficient lighting upgrades.

During the scheduled shutdown, a full lighting retrofit of the building will be completed in the building, replacing or retrofitting all of the pool’s decade’s old lighting fixtures with new, energy efficient LED fixtures.

The total cost of the project is $88,977, a shared initiative between the City and the Province of New Brunswick. By replacing the older fixtures, it is estimated there will be a savings of $8,739 annually in utility expenses. This will result in a project payback of approximately 10 years for the Province of New Brunswick, who currently pay the utilities for the pool.

The Fredericton Indoor Pool annual maintenance shutdown will also be completed during this period. The pool will be drained, cleaned and refilled. General facility cleaning and painting will be done as well.

The administrative offices and all registration functions will remain open and continue to operate as usual during this period. Registration for programming can be done in person, or online by visiting the City’s website at www.fredericton.ca and searching Fredericton Indoor Pool.

The public is reminded to visit the city’s numerous outdoor aquatic facilities such as outdoor pools and wading pools, the Wilmot Park Splash Pad, and Killarney Lake Beach. A complete list of outdoor aquatic facilities can be found on the City’s website at www.fredericton.ca by searching ‘pools, lakes and beaches’.