Heated pool to operate all year

Surprise announcement as lifeguards sought for planned November 1 start to town’s first summer swim season

Shire CEO Suzie Haslehurst addresses a community meeting at Toodyay’s new recreation centre to announce that the town’s new swimming pool will be heated and open all year. 

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

TOODYAY’S long-awaited public swimming pool will be heated in winter to enable it to stay open all year under surprise new plans announced this month by recently appointed venue manager Clublinks.

The company says it aims for swimmers to start using the pool on or before Sunday November 1 if construction finishes in time.

Lighting towers from China have been installed and site work is largely complete.

However, the company has issued a “priority” call for people to apply for jobs as lifeguards to enable the pool to open on a full schedule seven days a week as planned.

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