For many years, het Zomerhuis was an important meeting venue for many Stekenaars. It was established in 1936 by a brewer’s family and originally consisted of an outdoor swimming pool and a brasserie. For a long time, Het Zomerhuis was a popular attraction for Stekene and the surrounding area, but in 1990, the activities ceased and the site fell into disrepair. Since 2008, the municipality has owned the site.
The former recreation area was transformed into a natural park in which the former swimming pool was given a new lease of life. By retaining the configuration of the swimming pool, but adapting the filling with long
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