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REPORT TO:Community and Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING:June 18, 2018 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Kim Kugler, Director of Sport, 741-2200 ext. 7544 <br />PREPARED BY:Bob Cheyne,Manager of Sport Development and Golf <br />741-2200 ext. 7689 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED:Ward8 <br />DATE OF REPORT:May 30, 2018 <br />REPORT NO.:CSD-18-092 <br />SUBJECT:KW Gymnastic Club Air Conditioning System Loan Agreement <br />___________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute an agreement with the Kitchener- <br />Waterloo Gymnastics Club (an affiliated minor sport group) to provide an interest free <br />ning <br />space located at the Twin Cities Gymnastics/Judo Training Centre, 805 Victoria Street <br />South, Kitchener, said agreement to be to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The K-W Gymnastics Club (the Club) is an incorporated not-for-profitaffiliated minor sport group <br />th <br />that celebrated their 50anniversary in 2017. With approximately 3,000 registrants annually, the <br />Club provides a range of programs from an introductory to competitive level helping children <br />achieve their athletic and physical fitness goals in a safe, fun and friendly environment. <br />In 1990, the City of Kitchener and the City of Waterloo entered into an operation agreement with <br />the Kitchener-Waterloo Gymnastics Club and the Asahi Judo to build and operate the facility <br />known as the Twin City Gymnastics/Judo Training Centre. The operating agreement describes <br />the responsibilities as to whom is to bare the costs of capital and operating improvements. The <br />installation of air conditioning system and the additional utility costs to operate the system would <br />be at the expense of the Club. <br />The KW Gymnastics Club has for many years provided summer camps and programs. For <br />these prosperous summer programs to continue the Club needs to respond to the requests from <br />their coaches and athletes to provide a cooler facility by adding air conditioning. <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br /> <br />4 - 1 <br />