Contractors, for the Cootamundra Aquatic Centre, Leisure and Recreation Group have advised that the outdoor pool will close on Sunday 14 March 2021 and will reopen in November 2021. The indoor heated pool will continue to operate at the same hours Monday to Friday (6.30am – 8.30am – 11am – 7pm), and from 10am to 3pm on weekends.
The spokesperson for Leisure and Recreation Group, said they have had a good four months since taking over the management of the pool and some of the key achievements to date have been:
The re-design of foyer and entrance area – the area was repainted, and the company created a new reception area for a more open and welcoming entrance area for the patrons.
A retail shop has been installed selling a good range of swimwear merchandise for the community.
Full kiosk operations with coffee, frappes, wraps, hot food, cold drinks, lollies, and ice-cream.
A Saturday session with a pool inflatable every Saturday during the School Holidays.
Learn to Swim program now caters for around 75 children a week ranging from infant aquatics through to squad swimming sessions.
Two sessions of water exercise sessions a week, with up to 20 participants a week.
Multiple regional events this season such as High School District Swimming Carnival and Speedo Sprints Qualification Carnival.
There have been 3 full-time jobs and15 casual positions employed.
Membership and attendance figures:
Memberships – 11590 Casual Entry: 15180 Total Attendance: 26770.
All swim programs will continue to operate over the winter period.
The spokesperson said there has been a lot of positive feedback for the season and the transition has gone quite smoothly.
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The Cootamundra Aquatic Centre hours are to change on 14 March. The outdoor pool and splash park will close over winter. The indoor heated pool will operate between 6.30am-8.30am – 11am-7pm Monday to Friday and on weekends between 10am and 3pm.