Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre (ITAC) has secured the prestigious Social Value Award, presented by ActiveXchange in collaboration with KPMG Australia. This remarkable achievement highlights the center’s exceptional dedication to boosting social value through dynamic community engagement, member involvement, and innovative programs that encourage consistent physical activity.
ITAC located in Ultimo, New South Wales, has saved an impressive $12,764,557 within its local community over the past year, the venue has also displayed an impressive 3.45% quarterly growth in social value. These remarkable numbers are a testament to the effective strategies and impactful measures by the team at ITAC.
Key performance indicators have been exceeded, propelling ITAC toward this outstanding achievement. Among the highlights of their contribution to social value are:
- $4.15m in Mental Health Benefits
- $1.95m in Improved Educational Outcomes; and
- $1.42m in Health System Savings
Venue Manager Claudio D’amelio says the team are committed to building upon this success, driving innovation, and continuing to deliver on our mission of connecting our communities to leisure.
“We’re honoured by the Social Value Award from ActiveXchange and KPMG Australia, a testament to our commitment to enriching communities through engagement, active participation, and innovative programs. Our $12.7M community savings and 3.45% quarterly growth highlight our team’s dedication. This recognition has inspired us to continue to innovate, fostering positive change in the communities we serve,” Claudio said.
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre team for this outstanding achievement. Together, we will continue to make strides in transforming lives, one community at a time.