'No danger to public': pool will open Saturday, October 12

A temporary entry to the pool will be operating until the new building facilities are complete at the end of November.
A temporary entry to the pool will be operating until the new building facilities are complete at the end of November.

Council has advised in a statement on Friday that the Young Aquatic Centre will be open tomorrow, Saturday, October 12.

Council said all asbestos contaminated material has been removed from the site, and public safety is paramount.

"The contractor has an environmental hygienist monitoring air quality and there has been no airborne asbestos detected. This means there is no foreign material in the water," the statement said.

"Additionally, the pool filtration system has been operating for some time and this will filter any particles that may not be measured. Please note that there is no danger to the public while the work continues."

Temporary shower and toilet facilities will be in operation for approximately eight weeks after opening while work on the new facilities is completed.

Council is working closely with its contractors to keep the use of the temporary facilities to a minimum length of time.

Works will also be occurring to complete the new splash pool and splash pad in early 2020.

Opening hours:

  • 10am to 6pm daily.

2019/20 admission prices:

  • Non-swimming parent/guardian/spectator $1
  • Children $2.70
  • Aged pensioner/student $2.70
  • Adults $4.80

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