New pool nearly ready

LOCAL swimming instructor Colleen Sheehan (pictured) can’t wait to jump into Toodyay’s new 25m pool which is planned to open at the end of November.

The long-awaited aquatic centre includes a big wading pool for young families to cool off under shade in hot summer months and a kiosk for drinks and snacks.

The eight-lane pool is a part of a new $14 million sport and recreation complex now largely complete after 13 months’ construction next to the town’s school.

Contractors are putting finishing touches to the project while awaiting delivery of new lighting towers being shipped from China.

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