Swimmers are set to rejoice on Monday with the re-opening of the indoor pool following completion of renovation work at the Orange Aquatic Centre.
The aquatic centre was closed on March 24 due to COVID-19 restrictions and staff took the opportunity to refurbish the leisure pool, while the heated 50-metre outdoor reopened in mid-May.
Sport and Recreation Community committee chair Jason Hamling thanked the swimmers for their patience while the maintenance was carried out.
"It will be great to be back swimming in the warmth of the indoor pool hall and the 28-degree water of the 25-metre pool," he said.
"Let's be a COVID-safe community by complying with government health orders and following the rules for everyone's benefit."
When the 25-metre indoor pool re-opens the 50-metre outdoor pool will be closed, until early October.
The 25-metre indoor pool will operate in accordance with government COVID-19 health regulations with pool use restricted to swimming only, with four adults or six children allowed to occupy each lane.
Swimmers have to book and are only allowed to be inside the complex to swim, shower and exit for one hour.
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