Residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the upcoming swimming season as pools across the Bundaberg Region start to reopen from the winter closure.
Pensioners and students will not only benefit from swimming when they use the local pools, but also now find a reduction in entry fees.
Following community feedback, season passes for pensioners have been introduced at Council's three pools, along with reduced fees for students attending school swimming at Gin Gin and Childers swimming pools.
The remaining pool admission prices and hire fees have had a slight increase after previously remaining at the same rates since the 2019-20 budget.
Norville Park Swimming Pool gates will open today for the first day of spring and Gin Gin Swimming Pool will open soon after on Saturday 16 September, while Isis War Memorial Swimming Pool has been open since 1 August.
Childers residents and visitors have already been lapping up the local pool this season and enjoying programs and exercise such as water-based physio.
Buxton resident Keith Olver said he frequented the Isis War Memorial Pool often for physio and he was looking forward to keeping fit throughout spring and summer.
“I like the fitness of it all and I use it at least once a week,” he said.
“It keeps me moving.”
Pool operating hours
Gin Gin Swimming Pool is open 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday and public holidays.
Isis War Memorial Pool is open 6 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday and public holidays.
Norville Park Swimming Pool is open 5.30 am to 7 pm Monday to Friday, 6 am to 6 pm Saturday, 7 am to 5 pm Sunday and 9 am to 5 pm public holidays.
Residents are reminded that opening hours may vary through the season subject to weather.
All pools are closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
To find out more about swimming season click here.
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