Swimming season for 2014-15 at the Lithgow pool is now underway.
“We have had some absolutely beautiful weather for the start of the 2014-15 swimming season here at the Lithgow 50m pool which opened on the October Long Weekend” said Lithgow City Council Group Manager Operations, Mr Iain Stewart “while the overall facility continues to undergo a very significant upgrade, the current 50metre pool is now open for business.”
“In recent years we have added a new entry to the pool along with a Splash Park and jumping pillow making it a much more interesting place.”
“A new Aqua Fitness program is also being provided this season is Aqua Fitness. This includes a 45 minute water based class for all ages and fitness levels. The classes will be held from Saturday, 18th October 2014 and will be free for season ticket holders or $8.00 including pool entry for non season ticket holders. Participants are required to fill out a pre exercise health questionnaire before participating. Questionnaires can be obtained from the Aquatic Centre between 8.00am – 6.30pm or from Council’s Customer Service between 8.15am – 4.30pm.”
Classes will be held on:
Saturday 8.30am – 9.15am
Monday 10.00am – 10.45am
Wednesday 6.00pm – 6.45pm
Thursday 6.00pm – 6.45pm
“Season tickets are valid for the season’s end on 31st March 2015, but a discount is provided for those that purchase before the end of October.”
“The operating hours of the Pool are 7.00am and 7.00pm weekdays, and 8.00am and 7.00pm weekends and public holidays.
Council’s Pool Supervisor, Mrs Treena McFadden, said “the pool is looking absolutely great at the moment and the water temperature of the main pool is sitting at a beautiful 26 to 27 degrees celsius.”
“I am looking forward to a very busy and absolutely wonderful season and especially looking forward to the completion of the construction of the new 25m indoor pool is currently underway and at this stage is expected to be completed by mid 2015” concluded Mrs McFadden.
Working together to support, celebrate and expand the social and cultural diversity of our community whilst promoting healthy, active lifestyles in a safe environment and ensuring sustainable and planned growth through the provision of effective public and private transport options and suitable entertainment and recreational facilities to enhance the lifestyle choices of the community are is a part of Council’s strategy to Care for our Community in the Community Strategic Plan 2026.