The Sherbrook Pool is receiving $1 million from the Kinsmen Club of Winnipeg as it works to complete dire renovations to reopen.
The pool was closed in late 2012 due to safety concerns surrounding structural problems. Preliminary estimates state that approximately $2.8 million is required to open the doors again.
The city has previously committed $1.7 million to the facility this year.
“The Kinsmen Club of Winnipeg is always ready to lend a hand in our community,” Mayor Sam Katz said. “Sherbrook Pool means so much to people living in the area and this generous contribution from the Kinsmen will help to ensure the renovation stays on track.”
The city will establish a sponsorship agreement with the Kinsmen Club in order to formally acknowledge the major contribution with name recognition.