URBNSURF Sydney to begin construction later this year

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Stu Nettle (stunet)
Swellnet Dispatch

It's been spoken of since the Tulla Tub was first proposed, but finally concrete plans for a Wavegarden pool in Sydney have been released.

The location is in Homebush - that much hasn't changed - and work will start later this year with a final completion date of summer 2022/23.

Sent with the press release were a bunch of renders, which were pretty much just a photo of Tulla overlaid on a vacant lot. But will the Sydney wave improve upon Melbourne?

Recent Wavegarden Cove's were unveiled in South Korea and Switzerland with the former featuring a noticeably longer wave than Tulla. The wave-making apparatus at Tullamarine employs 46 water-displacing modules, while the South Korean pool has 56. 

So what size will Sydney be?

Swellnet has reached out to URBNSURF for the answer but is yet to hear back.

URBNSURF Sydney will be open seven days. 6am to 10pm weekdays and till midnight on Friday and Saturday.

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MartinNow Monday, 17 May 2021 at 5:35pm

I hope the younger and new generations increasingly embrace and patronise the predictable perfection of these tubs.

And increasingly leave the wild world stuff to the barnacle encrusted survivors from last century :)

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groundswell Monday, 17 May 2021 at 5:52pm

I hope its a lot better than Tulla, tulla pool looks pretty boring to me...theres way better waves where i live.

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Garryh Monday, 17 May 2021 at 6:01pm

Would you consider surfing the Tulla tub after say a flat spell of 2 weeks at your amazing location?...or perhaps a quick pre dawn early before getting on the tools for the day? ...or maybe surfing after dark on the way home from the office? (just suggesting there's a place for the pool in your surfing life...and I'll bet you're curious to give it a whirl)

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groundswell Monday, 17 May 2021 at 7:07pm

yeah im curious but the tube is at most 3 seconds long...zzzzz

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Troppo Monday, 17 May 2021 at 7:48pm

Nias became world famous for being 7 seconds long...

I was sceptical about pools till I finally jumped in at Tulla a few weeks ago.
Me, my kids, and all the crew we went there with were blown away.
Where else can you get a hassle free wave every five minutes? Good waves too!
I did the Turbo session - where it barrels- got more barrels in an hour than in the last five years on the sunshine coast!!! and again, no one hassling me in the line up. So good!
Anyway, all the best to you all!
We surf for fun and enjoyment, wherever we may find that. I will be happy to put my kids and me in a "tub" as much as possible in coming years. Stoked technology is giving us this opportunity.

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Robo Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 11:07am

no, not paying to surf in chlorine thanks

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goofyfoot Monday, 17 May 2021 at 8:02pm

Been 3 times in the last 6 months or so. The last time was the entree for a big night in the city so we had dinner and a few drinks there.
I’d do that again, but the novelty of just going up there for session then heading home has worn off

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nasigoreng Sunday, 13 Jun 2021 at 6:25pm

Totally agree Goofyfoot. I was fortunate to surf it at opening for half a day. Returned recently and it felt Like more of a novelty than actual surfing fun. I personally struggle to adapt as the short punch is very different to Vicco walls. Thats said, I can see that it would be a great place for a expectations-free, on the beers kinda surf or squeezing between work for city dwellers. Everybody should try it for themselves I suppose. BTW - the water is super reactive to relative temperature and fucken freezing in winter. Im talking UK cold.

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Hall of Lame Monday, 17 May 2021 at 8:30pm

Does anyone think that one day there will be a crew of locals at these places who will form a boardriders club and compete at the Nudie boardriders battles? They would probably be quite polite in the surf having spent their time following the strict etiquette of wave pools.
What would they be called?

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millsy351 Monday, 17 May 2021 at 9:27pm

Tullatubbies.

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thermalben Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:12am

*fairy clap*

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Craig Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:52am

Haha.

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Hall of Lame Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:09pm

Gold!
There also has to be a role for a young and naive product of this wave pool to then go on to surf against the top pros a la “North Shore” - the superb film of the late 80s. Jeremy Flores or Medina could play the villain of Lance Burkhart played by Laird in the original.

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Bungan33 Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 9:33am

Brilliant! A quick wit!

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anthony.olsen Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:25am

Board riders club is firing up in the next few months ... so stay tuned.

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shraz Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:12am

ooh that sounds about as exciting as a stand-up paddle boogie board!

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anthony.olsen Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:39am

Haha ... Ah now that is something I'd like to see.

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truebluebasher Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:15pm

Urbnsurf hosted & shouted all Vic Clubs a free round at their Local Break (A first?)

There are quite a few Urbnsurf Boardrider Clubs & each are very different

#1 online Oz Boardriders Club 'Urbnsurfers' has 2,171 members.
tbb did access these blogs when Club first opened but it became a closed shop.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/URBNSURFERS
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Urbnsurf Boardriders (Surfing Victoria)
https://urbnsurf.com/community/
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Surf Academy is a performance based progressive surf club
https://urbnsurf.com/surfacademy/
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Membership Tiers also meet up on regular basis to form lose clubs.
These members also instantly qualify for Urbnsurf Boardriders Club.
https://urbnsurf.com/memberships/aqua/
https://urbnsurf.com/memberships/foundation/

Urbnsurf also get the nod from AOC / WSL / SV / Swellnet
https://urbnsurf.com/stories/teamaustraliatraining/
https://www.facebook.com/WSL/videos/urbnsurf-in-melbourne/25505715185107...
https://surfparkcentral.com/urbnsurf-melbourne-announces-partnership-wit...
https://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-dispatch/2019/12/13/reflections-t...

LSV
https://blog.lsv.com.au/2021/01/29/lsv-partners-with-urbnsurf-melbourne-...

2021 Comps -
Melbourne Pool Party (Surfing Victoria) Live Stream.
https://nl-nl.facebook.com/urbnsurf/videos/urbnsurf-melbourne-2020-melbo...
Oz Gromz Final
https://www.ripcurl.com/au/blog/rip-curl-national-gromsearch-champions-u...
Surf Aid Cup


Vic Open


https://timesnewsgroup.com.au/surfcoasttimes/sport/wylie-robinson-win-ur...

Gigs are also a Thing...Sydney has full on Gig access drop/turn area.

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gavin007 Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 12:29pm

Hey Hall of Lame, UrbnSurf Boardriders Club has already been established at the Tulla' tub and is registered with Surfing Vic. It's full of die-hard "locals" who have taken out membership and surf there pretty much all the time. I'm sure Nudie, etc. is on their radar (I'm not a member, I just surf there when the hip-pocket can afford it). One thing about that place is the wave consistency really does allow you to work on those turns, so keep your eye out for them.

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ringmaster Monday, 17 May 2021 at 8:47pm

Im a long term Surfcoast resident and had my first (and only) session at the tub a couple of months ago. (Advanced setting)

Was a bit of fun/novelty but I don't reckon I'll bother again. Too far, too expensive, no real punch and too claustrophobic. Each to their own and I fully get it from the point of view of time poor crew who don't live near the surf.

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goofyfoot Monday, 17 May 2021 at 9:02pm

Yeah if I lived in town I’d hit it up more for sure, just to get a fix until the ocean.

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Stok Monday, 17 May 2021 at 9:42pm

At least it throws a tube though!

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Stok Monday, 17 May 2021 at 9:18pm

How far from the surf in reality is Homebush for you Sydney crew? Google maps says about 30-40 mins, would anyone fight the traffic and go from the coast or would this be for the western suburbs crew?

Will be interesting to see how it goes. Melb would have way, way less surfers per capita, so should be busy right?

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lostdoggy Monday, 17 May 2021 at 9:41pm

Plenty of torquay crew hit tulla so yes, I'm sure even more coastal sydney crew will hit homebush.

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stunet Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:27am

I think it'll be busy. Very easy reach from almost all the Northern Beaches, and a moderate drive from everywhere else.

For the occasional novelty, it's even within reach of the Cenny Coast and the Illawarra. It's a huge catchment it's pulling from.

I wonder how cold it'll get in winter. Obvs not as bad as Tulla, which aparently hits single digits, but if it levels out at, say, mid-teens, then year round surfing is possible,

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gm14 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:32am

i'd certainly have my arm twisted to come down from Newcastle

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geek Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:58am

I surfed tulla in July last year and was coldest water I’ve ever felt. I was still a little chilly in my 5mm, hood and booties

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Pops Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:03am

Yep, and its not unusual for crew from all those areas to head to homebush for a footy game either.
I couldn't imagine doing the drive on the regular, but during a long winter flat spell, or sh*tty spring, you'd be mad to turn your nose up at it (energy use/emissions questions aside)...

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northeasterly Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 12:07pm

It's not far from Bondi. Once the Westconnex is fully finished it'll be a smooth ride out there. The tolls will add up but that's life going anywhere in Sydney.

I'd do it regularly for night sessions or earlies. I've surfed the Melbourne pool many times and love the experience. So much fun.

The crowds don't seem to matter because everyone gets their chance. No hassling. Just book in and get barrelled. Good to mix it up with surfing in the ocean. Always feel a noticeable improvement in my ocean surfing after a few hours in the pool.

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batfink Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:22pm

Much more captivating for the western suburbs crew I would say Stok. The amount they would save on tolls going all the way to the coast would pay half their time in the tub.

Don’t know about Stu’s comment about it being accessible to the northern beaches crew. Nothing in Sydney is accessible to the northern beaches, except the northern beaches.

Novelty crew from cenny coast, Illawarra and Newcastle but I wouldn’t expect repeat business from them. Anyone from Illawarra or Newie will be left thinking how good their local beaches are.

Don’t know for myself, maybe a novelty event, during school times and tradie working hours, but nobody in Sydney seems to work any more based on surf numbers in the water during the week.

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sean killen Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 6:10am

It would feel ridiculous packing the board and heading to west Sydney for a surf.. but really keen to have go .. only heard good feedback on vics wave pool.. got to be better than some of the groveling shit surfs I had over decades.. why not

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tango Monday, 14 Jun 2021 at 10:10am

And that's the feeling of driving from Torquay to Tulla for a surf. It seems ridiculous. You can get away with it on the way up because you sort of feel like you might be heading to Tulla for a flight to the Ments, but the way home is a bit hard on the synapses.

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simba Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:20am

probably have more success in sydney with a better climate and there are plenty of surfers who live out in the burbs who havent the time to drive to the coast........

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Blowin Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:35am

Potentially Australia’s most multicultural surf spot?

Wonder if it’ll require gender segregated bathing like some of the other pools out in Western Sydney?

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Gary standen Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 8:11am

Hey Blowin, can you expand on that throwaway line.? I live in the burbs because i work in the western suburbs and its too far to drive to work everyday if i live near the sea. I train at Granville pool most days thru the cooler months and i am unaware of the segregated swim sesssions. The multi cultural aspect of Sydney's western suburbs is wonderful and vibrant and makes the northern beaches a cultural desert in comparison. Apart from the surf culture there is very little to compare. I still live and breathe to surf as much as can but i feel grateful for the choices i have.

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udo Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 8:29am
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batfink Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:27pm

Yeah Gary, a deliberately provocative throw away line from blowin. One pool in Auburn for 3 hours a week, and an ocean pool at Coogee for women. That’s the extent of it.

Yes, most of Sydney is a great melting pot, but not the northern beaches so much, and not Scomo territory in the Shire. They are like foreign places to the rest of Sydney, and that includes the very multi-cultural eastern suburbs.

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Bungan33 Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 9:38am

Yea - cheap throw away barb at Islamic cultures there Blowin. Best keep the ignorance out of this forum and keep it fun and on topic hey?

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Surfalot67 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 7:42am

Had my first go in the tub last Friday with my grom. I loved it, super fun with a good bunch of crew all frothing. My only advice (other than bigger and longer of course) is FFS heat the pool!! All that coin spent and its less than 14 degrees? I'll go back next time I'm down south, but not in the winter.

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Bustard Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:01am

Yes indeed, Thursday morning it was fresh as. Performance inhibiting....not that it takes much to inhibit my performance...Surely they could get it to just tepid temps to take a bit of chill off....it doesnt need to be bath like..

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philosurphizing... Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:01am

Was reading about the South Korean Wavegarden and they have a water temp of 20 degrees in the middle of winter, it was mentioned that the current temp of the Melbourne pool is around 13 degrees .
Surely the designers of the Homebush pool will incorporate a solar water heating system.

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stunet Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:09am

Almost 24 hrs and no repsonse from URBNSURF RE the length of the wave.

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Blowin Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:15am

Not sure why everyone is whining about the water temp of the pool.

People pay big money for ice baths. Think how inflamed your muscles would be after catching 20 chest high waves if the water wasn’t cold enough to send a polar bear’s testicles into its stomach.

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zenagain Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 8:42am

If and when this covid madness dies down, when I return home I usually fly into Sydney. I reckon I'd head out there to try it out for sure especially if you could rent all the gear you need.

edit: come to think of it, the pool should be ready just in time for when we're able to freely travel from OS.

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Surfalot67 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:07am

Be careful with the rental option mate. If you blow the take off - which will happen on the first few - your board will inevitably hit the wall. They charge $90 extra for any rail shatters...

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zenagain Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:12am

I'll pay cash in advance and do a runner.

But thanks for the heads-up.

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channel-bottom Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 9:12am

Can't see myself using it. An hour drive on a good day from the Northern Beaches, plus $90 or so for an hour plus an hour drive back, plus changing etc, it's a minimum 4 hour commitment.

If I lived out western Sydney and surfed, I'd buy a membership there instead of a gym but not fussed based on where I live.

As an aside, the Melbourne booking system sucks balls, water significantly colder than the ocean, ice cream head aches in May, not sure how bad it would be in July or August.

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Dx3 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 9:57am

Re: the water temp, difference I see is most surfers in Vic are probably already kitted out for genuine cold water surfing before the pool came along, with 4/3 or 5/4 wetties, boots, gloves, hoods etc so for me it wasn't as big an adjustment and certainly not a deterrent to heading along. I surfed it a couple of times pre-lockdown #2 in early July, water was 8-9 degrees and with the right gear it really wasn't an issue.

That all said, some solar panels installed eventually to take the sting out of it wouldn't hurt, but either way doesn't fuss me too much, if it means raising the prices then don't do it. They already raised it about 10% after the first year for advanced, I'd be hoping annual increases don't become a thing!

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Blowin Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:51am

“I’d be hoping annual increases don’t become a thing.”

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Dx3 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 12:22pm

Yeh look wishful thinking to some extent, but 10% annual increases will very quickly price many out, unless they are happy with that. Thankful I now live by the coast so haven't actually been back to urbnsurf for a few months now. Was dropping too much coin to satisfy my surf needs that's for sure!

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Pato_ Monday, 14 Jun 2021 at 8:13am

Ohh wow, $80 per hour or so to surf 2ft grovel in 8 degree water. You could not pay me to surf there (although I do have access to lots of waves in a warm climate.)

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Pato_ Monday, 14 Jun 2021 at 8:15am

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goofyfoot Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 9:23am

Imagine how expensive it would be if you had to pay for heating though.

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Bungan33 Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 9:43am

Not to mention the carbon footprint? Yikes! Burning fossil fuels so we dont have to suffer the hardship of being uncomfortable as we indulge in a "pointless and beautiful" luxury....mmmmm...humans hey?

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goofyfoot Sunday, 23 May 2021 at 8:29am

Solar?

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Gowsa Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 9:58am

Why Homebush? Its smack bang/centre in the middle of Australia's most populous city
Its a very difficult place to get to from anywhere in Sydney, except if you live in Homebush/Parammatta.

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batfink Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:30pm

Pretty straightforward from anywhere west of Homebush, harder from east.

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mredhill Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:10am

Went to the pool for the first time last week, 3 advanced sessions, rights, lefts & then rights under lights. Water was absolutely freezing but we had fun nonetheless. Glad I did it but I'm not hanging out to go back. Each to their own but for me there's something strange about the wave. It sure packs some punch but the super clear water with white bottom made it tough to judge. That said, the barrel mode is fun when you get it right. 7/10

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zenagain Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:17am

Good point regarding the clear water and white bottom/walls.

I reckon there'd be plenty of scope to sex it up a bit by painting the bottom of the pool to resemble a coral reef and the walls could have a steamy, tropical vista mural. Plastic palm trees with speakers blasting out hip-hop.

My idea of heaven.

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udo Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 10:37am

So far no advertising anywhere at Tulla - Those walls were made for it.

And toughen up chaps

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freeride76 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 11:11am

Novelty effect is dead for me, and fuck that noise getting in a thick steamer to pay to surf it.

I'm still curious about Yeppoon and the tropical/regional location is very much more enticing for me than a city scape.

If that opens to the public I'll take a trip.

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zenagain Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 11:45am

Wait till a couple of Saltys take up residence in the pond, that'd make it interesting.

Come to think of it, stock it with Barra and you could flick a few lures afterwards.

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freeride76 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 12:54pm

The Fitzroy river Barra fishing is actually really good nowadays.

so the fantasy is a metre-y and some splash and giggle in the Yepoon tub.

few rum and cokes later on.

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Stok Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 1:50pm

Reckon there's more of a risk of a waterbourne disease/parasite in the tropics?

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freeride76 Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 1:56pm

probably.

assuming they will chlorinate the water?

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udo Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 2:09pm

Been wondering about that
20 Olympic pools worth of water thats a huge amount to Filter / Chlorinate

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udo Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 2:09pm

Been wondering about that
20 Olympic pools worth of water thats a huge amount to Filter / Chlorinate

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Stok Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 3:24pm

They'd have to, but it's one of those things which is prone to human error. Especially after what happened to that poor bloke at Waco.

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simba Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 12:12pm

chortle

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kang Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 3:10pm

Seems alot of you have Tub experience. Im heading to Melbourne in Mid June. Only have a 3/2mm steamer, should I bother having a crack or will my body freeze, arms seize and I'll be dropping $100 for no waves and an icecream headache?

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Lottolonglong Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 6:40pm

Get yourself a 4-3mm wetsuit,so comfortable in mid winter on NSW south coast, worth the investment

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Hiccups Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 9:26pm

You will hurt

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Bustard Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:16am

Add Booties and maybe a hood and you may tough it out....I used a good quality 3/2 this week on a cold miserable windy ( offshore ) morning...outside temp they said was 14...the body wasnt the cold part..the feet and hands I could'nt feel. if the session has 10 or less...which was the case this blustery Morn...your getting a wave every set...so there is minimal sitting around

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kang Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 3:10pm

Seems alot of you have Tub experience. Im heading to Melbourne in Mid June. Only have a 3/2mm steamer, should I bother having a crack or will my body freeze, arms seize and I'll be dropping $100 for no waves and an icecream headache?

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Stok Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 3:23pm

Mate unless you're on the wim hof/ice bath trip, or have a significant layer of extra insulation (i.e. you're a fatty fat fat) you'll freeze in a 3/2.

Best bet would be to hire a 4mm or 5mm.

The one thing the pool has going for it is you don't really need to duckdive, and if you're careful enough you can get through a session without putting your head underwater.

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amb Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 4:03pm

id be getting some booties, gloves and hood

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truebluebasher Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 6:33pm

Stu's Picture speaks a 1,000 words...& Yes the waves will be bigger as picture shows in many ways.
tbb will share those details below...

Also note all Oz Wave Pool Players are hooking up Surf Lodge Turnstyle combos.
https://www.theurbandeveloper.com/articles/urbnsurf-homebush-sydney-surf...

As submissions are open we'll get the crew hooked up with Urbnsurf / 2 story Surf Lodge Plans.
{ NSW Major Projects } -
Sydney Olympic Park (Modification) Water Surf Facility ( Original Approved Dec 2017)
SOPA as with Tulla Precinct is Crown Land...(Overrides Council Bylaws & Local's Pitchforks.)
Prepare Mod Report > Arrange - *Exhibition > Collate & Respond Submissions > Assessment > Recommendation > Determination
13th May > (*Exhibition- Submissions) > 25th May ( Need to Log into NSW Govt )
https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/major-projects/project/41671

Plans re: #1 / #4 / #5 / #6 ( Pool Sketches )
Plans re: # 7 (Detail for all Buildings / Layout -20 pages)
Plans re: # 8 (Rock Pool Specs + Landscape Detail -20 pages)
Statement of Support shows changes...( 50 pages )

There is no Pool / Water detail in this modification (Mostly Double Story / Rock Pools / Gigs)
Oddly the past / original plans access was redirected (Bumped) to these new plans...
So tbb can no longer share the secret Water Filtration detail...(Bummer)...try again later.

tbb promised to show clues in Stu's photo that reveals Ramping of Waves.
The photo shows major height ramps to Tulla Tub but all are in proportion. (Hence it looks the same!)
At a glance all Wave Cove designs look similar but each have evolved to shape bigger waves.

Here's the Oz Wave Cove Evolution
WA - No console waves peel from centre bank needing wider angles (extra Water / Land costs)
https://img.redbull.com/images/c_fill,g_auto,w_650,h_540/q_auto,f_auto/r...
Sydney - "Low-set" Wave Machine > no Console (See how waves instantly fade) - Not Good!)
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/c8gtbIa4caI/maxresdefault.jpg
Tulla Tub - Low set Machine / Lean over walls tapering down by mid pool with crossover console wash.
https://cloudfront-ap-southeast-2.images.arcpublishing.com/nzme/Y4MR6N74...
New Sydney Design - 2x Height Machine /Walls / Console > No taper (re: All height is Doubled)
https://cdn.broadsheet.com.au/cache/40/a4/40a491f5d63619ddca751d223a645d...

Major Change being the bulking up of height & width of entire wall build.
Take a closer look at ( Lower Right ) Gig Staging area & see 3x3m wall (Ain't no one leaning over that!)
Shipping Containers are 2.6m high so Drop from Machine edge to water is 3m+ (Double Tulla 1.5m)
Check Machine is of equal raised Height to walls ... Massive 3m drop from wall to water surface...
Centre Console has no step down & continues same height affording bigger (2-2.5m) face waves.
As said...it's all in proportion so it's hard to notice any change...

Tulla runs 1.5m swell over low walls... Sydney can contain an extra 1m swell (No wet gig gear...too easy)

Crew can see that Sydney has bulked up & filled out to take on some mighty beasts.

Should eliminate cross belching of Roary's Dueling Beasties.
Recall the original Beast would bellow into the Left line-up shutting it down.
Crew can see there is no chance of cross pollination of arch enemy Natural / Goof lineups
Centre Console is now well "High'n'Dry" for Lifeguard Duty or Photographers but with 360*clear view.

Urbnsurf can harness this contained back wash to ramp each pool & save on power.
They can do this by timing the Wave Train to scoop backwash to Ramp height (As they do now!)
What we see are 2 self contained bulky HD wave Dishes absorbing & ramping power.
That's no slip of the pen...to double ramp imposing height & girth perimeters...reckon it could be on!

Also consider that Willy Wonka is shootin' barrels with the Cooly Kidz...that are powering up!
Come 2023 Each company will need to pit Lodges / Brews / Barrels in cocooned combo packs
Qldurrz > Sunny / Goldie & Surf Lakes all vowed to ramp as big as the can...so Sydney Pair must also.
Town ain't big enough for 4/5/6 players so they gotta rollout some seriously beastly barrels.
As said...We can see here that Sydney Wave Garden is gearing up for the barrel fest...bring it!

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Luke Hutcheson Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 6:37pm

Sydney cranks for real waves anyway.
Perth would be ideal ! If the wave responds like a real wave unlike Kelly’s pool... very boring repetitive comp perfection with a weird kind of should response. The tub looks more like a real wave

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Jan 2021 WA Wave Pools - Govt were shaking hands with Urbnsurf at Jandakot/Cockburn Station.
https://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-dispatch/2019/03/28/perth-wave-po...
Although it has been quiet for a while since last keen WA News.
Holdin' out for Joe Spagnolo's next WA Wave Pool scoop...yer killing us Joe...throw us a peanut shell!
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1121034272628822016/oX1swbTu_400x40...
Reckon urbnsurf got side tracked with the Sydney Airbnb reno & Wave reboot!

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Gut feeling. The modules will remain the same as Tulla at 46, at best.
They likely don't want to make one inferior to the other, just a cookie cut.
The delayed response is possibly telling.
I wouldn't bother visiting if its the same as Tulla, the extra 10+ x modules add a whole new dimension to it.

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peabo Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 12:47pm

Yeah, that South Korea one looks like much better value for money. Legit great waves.

I agree on the Sydney one. Will be same or very similar to Tulla.

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Stok Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 2:23pm

Few things about the South Korea pool:

Heating is via waste heat from a nearby source (not sure if it's industrial, or from a building, but they aint paying to heat it).

The pool was set up as a demonstrative pool, and the barrel settings are not open to public.

Also, don't be too overhyped by the extra modules, sure it looks good in the promo's, but the reality probably is it's even more backwashy and all over the shop than the Tullatub.

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walkar Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 11:02am

Tulla has an additional mode called Beast+(plus) which the bodyboarders got to ride at an exclusive session. Not available to the pubic I think. Same mode in Korea would be interesting.

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savanova Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 2:52pm

Given its location should be called Burka Beach.

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philosurphizing... Sunday, 23 May 2021 at 7:59am

Lots of examples out there for heating large bodies of water using just the sun.
A combination of technologies would be the go.
Evacuated tubes look very efficient.
As are solar thermal dirt batteries, simply install pipes in every concrete pathway prior to pouring concrete and every area the sun shines on, such as the car park, if the intention is to pave a new one.

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stunet Sunday, 23 May 2021 at 8:13am

OK, and we got ourselves an answer about length of ride in Sydney.

Gonna be the same as Melbourne, so 46 modules long for an approximate 16 second ride.

Long wait for a simple answer, but at least we now know.

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stunet Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021 at 12:15pm

Gonna shut this down now and remove off-topic comments.

It's a long way from questions about chlorine barrels.

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truebluebasher Monday, 17 Oct 2022 at 9:19pm

Sydney Urbnsurf Timeline
June 2017 submission Dec 2017 approved
Open Early 2019 > 2020 > 2021 > 2022 > 2023 > 2024?
https://www.9news.com.au/national/giant-wave-pool-in-sydneys-west-to-ope...
https://www.broadsheet.com.au/sydney/entertainment/article/australias-fi...

Fast forward to continue with featured timeline 2021 > 2022
https://manifestmodern.com.au/entertainment/urbnsurf-sydney-construction...
31st Aug 2021 ~ Sydney Urbnsurf Development Start
https://sopba.com.au/urbnsurf-construction-begins

Sept 2021 Record 8x world women's champ Layne comes on board as urbnsurf board member
https://surfparkcentral.com/urbnsurf-announces-appointment-of-seven-time...

7th Dec 2021 ~ Sydney Urbnsurf Official NSW Surfing Launch + Groundworks
https://surfingnsw.com.au/construction-commences-at-urbnsurf-sydney-set-...

$50m Project > Games Precinct Shared Water Recycle Scheme > 300,000 Surfers/year
2m Waves every 8 secs / Surf 10-12 waves/hr + Skatepark
P5 Cars 844 [P] + Disabled 43 [P] + Bus Lay Over [P] + { > 1km Olympic Park Station }
LED Nite Lite will illuminate Pool & Hire gear + Hot Tubs

2022 NSW FLOODS

11 Oct 2022 "Sydney Urbnsurf Update"

Early 2023 Open date is delayed by Covid / Floods ( 9-12 months )
Early 2024 New open Date unless informed of other unprecedented situations.
https://surfparkcentral.com/urbnsurf-updates-timeline-of-new-sydney-loca...

While yer waiting...here's a preview!
Bonus...(Tulla Tub Chiko Chick mops up Roary's spilt milk) "Baby can ya mind my towel!"
Advanced Turns Wave : "Give it a crack...you'll be frothin'!"
https://www.facebook.com/urbnsurf/photos/a.1749473495265635/334367567251...

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Crew thanks udo for overdue update on The Sydney Olympic Pool.
Continues with recap & new links
Original Project $26.5m > Open Summer 2018
https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/3876500/265-million-urban-surf-...
Flooded with Waves of Covid
https://surfparkcentral.com/urbnsurf-updates-timeline-of-new-sydney-loca...

Current $50m > Open Autumn 2024
3.2 hectare site (Cricket Ground)
2,000 Crowd Space = Concerts + Surf/Skate Events
1,150 Licence Capacity
1,000/day Visitors

Surfing NSW / Govt Dept' Sport centre
Skate Area
https://wavegarden.com/new-wavegarden-cove-in-sydney-australia-set-to-op...

110 dinners of Mexican / Coastal
Premium Viewing Deck = Posh Nosh
Private Cabanas (Takeaway Service)

Leisure Pool 20m
Gromz Pool 8m
Hot Tubs
Wave Pool 20,000 m2 (Tulla 22,000 m2)
Roary's migrant cousin has just arrived
40 Spanish Mecanno modules transform as De Rugidore
Translation = Beastly Roaring Spanish Wavepool God named Roary 2.0 (Sounds Heavy!)
In pool LED lighting
1,000 Waves/hr
Wave Height = 2 m
Wave Length =16 secs
Wave Modules = 46 (Stu Above) > WA bigger than God claim...56 mods
Wave Period = 8 secs indicates
Waves / hr = 10-12 per Surfer

Summary : 8 sec wave period +11 waves / hr + 16 sec rides = 52 Mods
Point to consider > Only 46 Mods were available at NSW Start...since then, others added more.
Others shout it out but Sydney are keeping tight lipped about the March of The Mods?

Pool Rules...same as all the other New Wave Emo Goth Pools
2016 : "Lagoon can accommodate all forms of Surfcraft together with bodysurfing!" Yes! Yes! Yes!
2021 : "Accessible to short / long / body / knee boards & hand planes!" Bloody Bastards!
https://majorprojects.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/prweb/PRRestService/mp/0...

All riders must remain onboard, kept on a leash & stick to the rails until further instructions!
Translation : We prefer you surf boards or some other shit...rather than enjoy our waves too much!
Surfing is Prohibited : Strictly No wave Riding > No leading Roary astray > No manhandling The Beast.
https://concreteplayground.com/sydney/travel-leisure/urbnsurf-sydney-app...
https://www.smh.com.au/goodfood/sydney-eating-out/surf-and-seafood-is-up...

[ Beach Club ] Grog Licence
Mon-Sat 10am - 12pm > Sun ? (Originally -10pm)
Roof Top Bar / Beach Club / Cabana Lounge
Transit Authority / Locals here & abroad freak out about Ready Mix Club's noisy Crime Wave.
Wave Pool Surf Comp Piss ups were only ever one drink away from becoming Beach Club receptacles.
Locals don't wanna be drowned out with noise & whatever weird toxic cocktail oozin' outta yer pool.
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/subscribe/news/1/?sourceCode=DTWEB_WRE...

Sure Why Not...crew deserve "Freebies"...bring them on...can we do that?

#1swellnet link to win a Free World Champ Surfboard Comp!
Prizes : Win 1/3 MG @ laynebeachley Pro Model Surfboards
Here's how to Enter...(Comp Ends 31st July 2023)
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/layne-beachley-board-competition/

Sign Up to Sydney Urbnsurf Fan Club for Newsletters / Memberships / Jobz...
Then ya can give us updates...C'mon...It's only fair...for such a hot tip off!

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Bonus Urbnsurf Sydney Freebies
Crew may have noticed [Surf it First] Promo but it's nondescript...
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=593238702984332&set=a.495157546125782

Surf Tulla 2x in July > (Be one of 9 surfers drawn each week) > First to Surf Sydney
This being the Last Week 4 to Surf Urbnsurf Melbourne to go in the draw...
36 Urbnsurf Melbourne Surfers will Surf Sydney pre opening...

That works Ok as ya gotta Surf 'Twice' in any one week
(Not) Twice over the month or Double session but 2x / week.
Also reckon very few would surf Twice / week mid winter.(Hence Mid Winter Comp /2x Sessions)
tbb reckons that's pretty good odds as far as Kooky Comps go!
Winners are announced on the Monday by first name & Initial.

Details here...
https://urbnsurf.com/products/new/
T&C Here
https://cdn.urbnsurf.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Surf-It-First_Terms-....

7 August 2023 URBNSURF Melbourne Closes for Maintenance
Bookings go blank from 7th -21st Aug (Try 22nd for reopen date but booking is locked!)

(Extra deal) 14 Aug 2023 Buy Urbnsurf Rip Curl 'Flashbomb' Gloves / Boots $199.99 get $99 surf session.

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flollo Tuesday, 25 Jul 2023 at 11:40am

Coincidently, one of my old mates who used to work for me back in a day reached out the other day and said he works on this project. He sent some pics through, it's looking good. Happy days.

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thanx for the mates of mates rates flollo...
Guessing yer mate is one of these Ai surf pros in the latest Wave Pool flick!

Selections of this Sydney Park Vid have featured in above Vidz.
Here's the full fly thru of the whole Surf Park + New User Promo
We'll keep an eye out for flollo's mate gettin' shacked!

Muzak : Wunderkind by Freedom Trail Studio

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24th Sept : Damo's Tour of Building Construction Theremin Hook.
[2:09] Upstairs View + Events Hill (Could indicate Split VIP zones)

Notice the high centre console now blocks 'Whole' Comp Views for Ground Level Patrons

tbb's tour...
Lower Left = ($ Family entry Ticket) [R] Finals on Big Screen + Cafe / Fish'n'Chips for poor rich people
Lower Right ($ Mosh) Live [R] Finals > Boutique Grog / Artizan Food Vans
Upper Right Bank ($ Gold) Party Zone > Cocktails / Slams > All Finals Views
Upstairs ($ VIP) > Exclusive Hodad View of all Comp Action (Watch Finals in Style) Meet Winners!

Why ya think these Zones tbb...Think the crew already know why!
Crew made a point of laughing at low WSL QS Comp Patronage...(So! Wipe the smile off smug faces!)
How to draw Blood from a Stone...to make worthwhile a WSL CS Stopover
Does that sound about right or did tbb miss a trick here!
These Guys are Pros...Vote 4 class warfare...to tick the WSL CS (Money 4 Jam / Lap Dance Series)

Never was about the comp but Tribal Status...Dedicated $Gold Pro Surf Fans (vs) $5 Wannabe Kooks!

Mum : "Is that the WSL pro ya want Princess...How much for an Insta with the pretty Wahine!"
Grom : "Mum! Stop it! Ya make it sound creepy as if I was desperate for Likes or some shit!"

WSL CS : $1,000 Insta Packs with the VIP Breaka Girls...( Damo : How ya like me now! )

https://surfparkcentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/V04-1024x576.jpg

8th Oct Foundation Memberships $4,999 ( 52 sessions at Sydney or Melbourne )
Premium Waves + 2 Share Surfs
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=636373908670811&set=pcb.63637416200...
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/foundation-membership/
Priority Booking - Extra 2 wk Window + 3hr pre surf
10% Off Parkwide
Behind the scenes Tour + Mixer Event
Epic VIP Member Events + VIP Merch + Ltd Wristband
Urbnsurf Sydney Boardriders Club
10 Pack of Clips + 20% off additional
3 Vid Coach Sessions
Free spectator Pass
(See below..udo Hook Loop Vid!) Sounds like a better deal!

9th Oct Jobz
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/2023/10/11/urbnsurf-sydney-are-recruiting-fo...

10th Nov : Pool Floor Pour
https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=654132230228312&set=pcb.654132256894976

10th Nov Gift Cards Syd/Mbne (3yr Expiry)
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/2023/11/10/urbnsurf-sydney-gift-cards-are-no...

Foundation Members 4x Payment Plan
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/2023/11/10/buy-a-foundation-membership-pay-o...

24th Nov : Early Bird Memberships
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/2023/11/24/bye-to-black-friday-and-hello-to-...
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=661407619500773&set=pcb.66140766283...
Each Group up to $5,000 in savings
Aqua $2,099 (Adv x 5 Types) $ 1,999 (Inter x 3 Types) Buy now Save $200 (24 surfs/yr) 2/mth
Gold $3,999 (Adv x 5 Types) $ 3,799 (Inter x 3 Types) Buy now Save $400 (48 surfs/yr) 4/mth
Foundation $4,999 : $10K Value = 52 surfs (Any Session)
https://bookings.urbnsurf.com/urb_b2c/SYD/Memberships.html?_gl=1*1ucyco9....
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/book/
Nov Vlog (General overview series)
Only tbb thinks Vid Order goes > 2 (Start Up) > 3 (Demographics) > 1 (Prog Surf Park Culture)


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2024 Early Autumn Open...

29th Dec udo added Test Rider link (Get hooked on the Loop Vid)
This sure sounds like a better deal...well durr!
Price should come down with each loop...think that's how it works...Just 4,998 Loops to go!
https://urbnsurf.com/sydney/

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truebluebasher Friday, 16 Feb 2024 at 9:55pm

Wavegarden business model prides remediating Toxic Waste Dumps.
tbb is neither saluting or criticizing wot NSW EPA approves.

Sydney Urbnsurf is being developed at Haslams Reach North Landfill @ Sydney Olympic Park.
During Sydney Olympics around 20m Toxic waste was bunted onto Haslams Reach Landfill site!
Basically tarred over it for Olympic Carpark...as ya do!
There it sat capped with 1m clay & iced in tar frozen in time as popular as a Nuke Fallout zone.
https://herinst.org/sbeder/Olympics/Search-Olympics.html
https://www.sydneyolympicpark.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/2023-11/fac...

23 Jan 2009 EPA (1997) Map of Haslams Reach North Landfill [Proposed Wavegarden Site]
SOPA must maintain monitoring of the Toxic Site [ Click Attached Map ]
https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/clm/docs/html/n28040.htm

EPA 20 Oct 2016 [ Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan Review 2030 ]
Haslams Reach North Landfill...
No works can be carried out to remove 20m high Waste mountain without EPA Site approval.
EPA order s28 CLM Act...if deemed less risk then SEPP 55 rules apply.
No underground Carpark type excavation due to ongoing live gases...
Haslams Reach development requires approved remediation plan + EPA onsite [box tick]

https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/dpe-files-production/s3fs-public...

Dec 2017 Sydney Olympic Park Wavepool is approved / declared NSW State significant Development
https://www.facebook.com/urbnsurf/posts/were-delighted-to-announce-that-...

July 2020 Sydney Olympic Park Metro Station [ State Significant Over ride ]
Master Plan P 14 : All can clearly see Wavepool is rezoned State Significant Primary Retail Precinct
Noting...ALL 10 Oz leading Supermarkets / Department Stores are Zoned Secondary to Wavepool.
Seems impossible...All gotta move mountains of Toxic shit to prioritize a mandated WavePool...Huh!
Rail Plans : Parramatta LR 2 =[Wavepool precinct]= Sydney Olympic Park Metro
In short...Premier can rezone Toxic Waste as Premium Rail Central Hub.
tbb knows this coz his local State Significant Train Station is built on former Asbestos Dump...
Cost 4x more to clear the tip site due to leaching...(nsw EPA rule ya can now do that under cover of darkness!)
https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/draft-sydney-olympic-park-master-p...
https://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/plans-for-your-area/state-significant-pr...(Interim%20Metro%20Review),-With%20a%20new&text=This%20includes%3A,bus%20interchange%20on%20Figtree%20Drive

24 Feb 2023 EPA Departmental Letter in regards to State Significant Wavepool Rail Central
Site falls within 400-500m from residents!
Motion for round the clock a/h + Sundays Remediation works
[No Noise Impact assessment ] (Now in Over-ride!)
Needs EPA site audit and tick as recreational facility is more sensitive than underground carpark.

Repeating NSW EPA approved handling of highest Volume Toxic Contaminants thru darkest hours.
The least safest procedure...for known largest stockpile
No idea what Asbestos goes where or over whom at any hour with least observation.
Wavepool Toxic Waste removal goes against EPA safest handling procedure
https://majorprojects.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/prweb/PRRestService/mp/0...

Translation...
Hey Boss : "Where can we dispose (remediate) wave pools of Asbestos under the cover of darkness?"

2hrs ago : Largest ever NSW EPA Outbreak Crisis...
Greenlife say that EPA recently tested their mulch often & signed off on it!
Reckon that 100x pranksters must be randomly contaminating mulch after their drop offs! Sorted?
(Just Now) EPA openly state they're concerned with Mulch from March 2023-Dec 2023...(Cough!)
Holy shit tbb...that times in perfectly to (above) Wavepool during EPA Lawless highest risk removal.
Reckon EPA will not wanna openly share any in-house docs of Cowboy Asbestos Removal ...(Above)

News : [ West Sydney Schools, parks & Rail Hubs are drowning in Olympic sized asbestos crisis ]
Contaminated Wavepool LR precinct times with contaminated Parramatta LR precinct does it not?
EPA stamp risk removal of Asbestos from New Rail Hub - Asbestos found at established Stations.
Reminding NSW EPA sign off & Govt Guards patrol these stations + School sites

NSW State significant Asbestos removal & remediation on neighbouring State significant Rail Projects.
Again likely just another same in-house inter departmental Asbestos contamination coincidence!
Contamination Map clocks every other suburb surrounding innocent #1 Toxic Olympic Park.
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2024/feb/15/sydney-asbestos-s...

Costello's Olympic Park Domain Oasis is now the only safe site with record Residential Sales growth!
Not bad work if ya can rort it!

June 2023 :
Costello's SMH : "Key Contaminated Sites be excellent for housing if Govt commit to costly remediation."
https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/how-to-turn-sydney-s-ghost-town-into...

Sept 2023 (Costello's Domain) "Sydney Olympic Park Sales Pitch Perfect"
Ghost town transformed (2021 Pop 4,848 > 2030 Pop 23,500)
Yes! Urbnsurf as the anchor...now the only clean safe EPA approved neighbourhood in Sydney!
https://www.domain.com.au/sponsor/australias-greatest-pride-ghost-town-s...

Court Ruling :
"Recommend NSW Premier's Cardigans be knitted from Asbestos fibre to fend off accusations!"

Ask why Kooks keep taking the Toxic Wavepool crab-pot bait...
Kook : "Why ya all look at me like that...Wot! Is this one of them Blue Sky Wave Pools...Oh! FFS!"
>>> I'm a kook! Get me outta here!

Sure bet NSW Premier has many equally State significant mountains of Waste to shift as we sleep...
Only this one times in perfectly to tick all the boxes across the Town...wot are the odds of that!
Can't help but think everyone knows the origin of mulch & why it's spreading so fast all around here.
Ask! What other Waste site has that much asbestos coming out of it to fuel a Blue Sky outbreak!
Hate to think EPA stamped another 24/7 State Significant Asbestos Drive Thru.

Message to Gromz : "How Pros sell a toxic Dump as an Oasis by tossin' their shit over your Town!"

Final Word by Costello : "Nearly half of Sydney Olympic Park is zoned for Environmental Conservation.
What this means for those lucky enough to live nearby is an oasis in the middle of a City, with forests, wetlands and abundant green corridors!"

Another supa-stoked Costello Home Buyer :
"I like that Sydney Olympic Park Toxic Oasis don't cordon off their Playgrounds...feels healthier here...Cough!"

NSW [L] Gold Standard Whiteshoe Shuffle...Goldie brigade be droolin' over Costello's Gold Mine!

Not sure how this works but it's nearest tbb can get to Toxic tenders!
https://www.sydneyolympicpark.nsw.gov.au/about-us/resource-centre

Schools Evacuated...EPA are up to their necks by stamping this...got caught out!
No way can any Mob get this level access to Govt Hospitals / Rail / Schools without Signing off!
Govt don't do this high cost fear factor over garden beds unless they signed off on it...Well!

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This Doc companions the above EPA Site Remediation Memo...

tbb grew up in an era where pretty near all Sports Facilities topped off Toxic Tips.
The fact that Urbnsurf are remediating Asbestos should not come as a shock!
Wavegarden have remediated Toxic sites before & pride themselves for doing such.

Given that NSW EPA signed off on large amounts to be removed 24/7 from this site...Well!
Asbestos is popping up all about West Sydney with NSW EPA Targeting Loads from same timeline.
Only fair we share Urbnsurf Asbestos Remediation Procedure.

Urbnsurf Sydney EIS for State Significant Development (SDD 7942)
https://majorprojects.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/prweb/PRRestService/mp/0...

Page 42/78
[5.3.5] State Environmental Planning Policy No.55 _Remediation of Land
(SEPP 55) Clause 7 Provides the following...
1 (a)(b)(c) (Concise)
Is Satisfied that Contaminated Land is remediated to be made suitable for purpose of development.
Enviro Site Investigation has been carried out by.....X...& provides Attachment 11...(Concludes)

(Concise)
Asbestos (Dust) represents potential risk to Workers + Nearby Site users or Passers-by!

Redevelopment Asbestos Impact is not considered to represent a risk to future site users...
As site is Covered by Structures...

Ok now we're getting more specific in regard to Asbestos...these are directives...

Continues...(Although!)
In Landscaped Areas some management may be required to control Risk in event of minor excavation!

It's considered the site is suitable for it's current zoning (Public Recreation Works) and proposed (Recreational Land Use) provided that the following are undertaken...

* "The Impacts identified are 'Remediated prior to construction works by excavation and removal' to a (Suitably Licensed Landfill), or... (The Asbestos-Impacted Soil) is managed during construction in accordance with a (Construction Environmental Management Plan) CEMP and after redevelopment, a longer-term (Environmental Management Plan) may be developed for the site to Prevent Future Exposure!"

Having regard to the matters raised in the above mentioned report, it is considered that the site is suitable to be used for the proposed use subject to compliance with the recommendations of the Environmental Site Investigation!
Pages 65/66 Reiterate Above
Pages 47-49 Deal with Metro / Parra Light Rail Corridor + Noise Works...

Merely civic duty from a Grom that Played Footy on Asbestos Tips & worked 25 years with it!
This Urbnsurf Doc is freely available as one expects...All say Aye!
Sure, it may fit into the bigger picture but so too every West Sydney Asbestos Site Works & Rail Line!

Point is...Fed Pollies NSW State Significant Future Fund Asbestos Remediation is a Gravy Train.
It's on a Roll #1 Oz project > Ain't no stoppin' it...just strap yerselves in & suck it up...(Cough!)
Sure...Let's be pretty about if ya reckon it helps!

Urbnsurf are kindly airing their Dirty Laundry...that's how to read this!

Different shades of Blue Sky Grey Asbestos...sooner we see the back of Pollies dust storm the better!

PS : Urbnsurf's cruel ban on Urban Surfing mops up it's own hot mess!
Olympic Athletic Surfing Ideal is banned > Urbnsurf Mandate all users being strapped to Toxic Slabs.
Hardly think Wavepool Bullies 'd notice if they Wax up Slabs of Fibreglass or Blue Sky hire boards!
Choose yer poison...
Kook : 'Anything but that Toxic Petro Chem Slab...luv to give that Blue Sky board a go...(Be our guest!)

Can go scale the top of that Blue Sky spectator mound to call me in..."Cough! Go...Cough!..for it!"
This one of them Retro Spectator Mounds...no need to dig up the past tbb...just roll with it!

[3:20] Above Construction Vid : See that Big Orange hill hiding in plain sight! OMG!
https://www.blacktownbuildingsupplies.com.au/product/builders-film-2m-x-...
https://www.jaybro.com.au/orange-plastic-300um-4m-x-25mtr.html

Grom : "Mum why is that Pro Spectator Mound Covered in Bright Orange Asbestos Safety Wrap!"
Mum : "Shut Up & eat yer Mulch!"

Promo yer bright Orange Asbestos Wrapped Mound in the Vid...Like never expected that.
Punters reckon these Wavepool Boys can sell anything...they just did!
Can read in the Doc that alot of 2m cutting of previous fill will remain onsite & be reused!
+ 5.7.2 (2 Feb 2017) SOPA Panel supported the use of Sustainable material for Spectator Berm
Seriously! Never caught onto that until after the Future Fund Gravy train spilt it's greedy gutz!
tbb Salutes the Wavepool guy for having the decency to cover up his sustainable Berm! All say Aye!

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truebluebasher Saturday, 9 Mar 2024 at 1:39am

Construction Vid Timeline
Highlights above mentioned Extensive Asbestos Remediation
Long term ongoing whole site Staged Professional Orange Wrap Covering-Procedure
State Significant EPA onsite certified Asbestos Remediation! It is what it is!
Certainly nothing hidden in this Vid.

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Urbnsurf Sydney > Applications for Surf Coach
Ad 4 days > Be among first 25 applicants!
Staff surf before and after work
Prefer SA > New certs will be considered.
(Note there is a Global [Locals Only] Surf Coach War)
Roles commence thru March -April
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/surf-coach-at-urbnsurf-3845628992

Example of Urbnsurf Surf Coaching
https://thesurfersjourney.com.au/product/surf-coaching-at-urbn-surf/

Other
https://au.jora.com/Urbnsurf-jobs

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truebluebasher Thursday, 28 Mar 2024 at 9:06pm

Sydney Olympic ideal hosing of the Wavepool

Southerly Buster boasts every bit the power of Wavepool God Roary
Buster has also bullied the basherz outta his Wavepool.
Can look, but don't dare pick roses in Buster's ideal wavegarden.
Urbnsurf mandate several toxic layers of protection...for yer own good they say!

Roses are Red, Sky is Blue, why can't we surf...haven't a clue!

Why do all ideal surfer friendly Wave Pools ban surfing?
What Kook bans full sensory provocative unruly erotic surfing!
Detox yer crab-pots ~ Breathe some life into WOTD...set all White Horses free!

https://www.facebook.com/reel/747389147581797

https://www.facebook.com/reel/1370038137213337

https://www.facebook.com/reel/287428370876434

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truebluebasher Thursday, 28 Mar 2024 at 9:25pm

Wavepool Mag Tap Turning + Full size promo Vid
https://wavepoolmag.com/its-on-urbnsurf-sydney-turns-on-the-tap/

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Baron Friday, 29 Mar 2024 at 9:14am
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freeride76 Friday, 29 Mar 2024 at 9:19am

Nice surroundings with the eucalypts.

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truebluebasher Monday, 22 Apr 2024 at 6:10pm

Menu Opening Day / First Waves
[Start] Mt Olympus Ideal VIP Warm Up session
[2:40] Damon
[3:20] Urbnsurf is about access to surfing ...everyone but bodysurfers are welcome to participate!
[7:05] Surfing NSW
[11:35] Dodgy Slide Vid of Buildings ( Still Good !)
[14:00] Notice the new drop! Beach / Consul > (0.5m) Step Down into Pool
[14:36] Rentals
[15:35] Surf Academy
[16:25] Winds
[17:25] Flow State Video Sessions + Right Hand wave
[17:30] Life Guard Tower (Not finished)
[17:40] EPA Mulch Inspection
[17:50] Rights
[18:10-18:30] Crab Pot
[18:26] Last Wave take off (Real Time Lull)
[19:55] Next wave take off
[20:30] Life Guards
[20:50] Empty Lefts/Rights
[21:10] Cue Soundtrack...we're on...
[21:35] Mostly Goofs
[22:45] Empty Rights
[23:25] Empty Lefts
[24:00] Lefts (Wall View) 3rd most powerful line up!
Thru this session note Waves break 200mm lower along wall / curtain.
Perhaps this slightly taller spectator elevation makes pool seem more shallow?
[24:45] Hand Rails + Path is still Wet with Pools
[25:10] Lefts + (No Southerly Wind God Buster ?) Wotz up with that!
[25:40] Prog Turns Right
[26:40] Air-mode / Ramp (One side at a Time only) Requires kicker from other side!
[27:20] Empty Left from Beach + Boog Slab Nights
[28:00] Best Wave Claims : Vic (vs) NSW or Left vs Right (No Spoiler!)
[29:15] Beginners Bay
[29:20] Sneak Peak > Rare view back toward Building with Lifeguard

No mention to them weird (Blue Antennas) + Black Mounts on each light pole.