A private finance initiative (PFI) is a way of creating “public-private partnerships” (PPPs) where private firms are contracted to complete and manage public projects. The private firm in a PFI manages, operates, and maintains facilities more effectively, using its funds and knowhow in place of the government's.
A project to develop health promotion facilities with a main swimming pool on the premises of the Amagasaki Sports Forest Central Green Space, a “Health and Culture Forest” modeled after the “Amagasaki 21st Century Forest” concept to revive natural greenery on the Amagasaki waterfront and develop the town in harmony with the environment. The main pool was used as a venue for competition swimming and synchronized swimming at the Hyougo National Athletic Meet.
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|Location||Amagasaki City, Hyogo|
|Design and supervision||Kankyo Design Kenkyujo|
|Delivery year & month||May 2006|
|Business period||December 2003 to March 2023 (for about 20 years)|
|Business scheme||BTO scheme|
|Facility specification||Area||"Site area: 34,978m2
Building area: 10.258m2
Total floor area: 16,029m2
|Number of floors||One floor underground, three floors above ground|
|Structure||Reinforced-concrete structure + steel construction
|Main facilities||Main pool [Internationally certified 50m×25m]||Total 10 lanes/certified 8 lanes
Conversion floor, divided into 4
|Main pool spectator seats||Main stands: 1,543 seats
Sub stands: 460 seats
[Domestically certified 25m × 35m]
|Total 14 lanes/certified 12 lanes
Conversion floor divided into 2
|Sub pool spectator seats||320 seats|
|Warm bath facility||Jacuzzi|
|Fitness||Training room, studio|
|Water park||Shinsui Park (summer and fall), outdoor pool
(Summer: wave pool, running water pool, slider, etc.)
|Futsal court||Exclusive court: 3|
|Ground golf||2 courses (total 16 halls)|
|Mori-no-Kodomo Square||Net playground equipment, all-weather play space with playground equipment for children of various ages|
|Parking lot||260 lots in total|
Operating company: Amagasa Health Forest, Co., Ltd.