With delay on splash park works, swim for free at pools to beat summer heat next week

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COOL IN THE POOL: Wangaratta residents Hannah and Anthony Sheehan love swimming at the Olympic pool and are “very sad” it will be closing at the end of this season. They visit the pool most days and will certainly be making use of the free entry next week to bring their grandchildren. PHOTO: Jeff Zeuschner

FREE swimming at Wangaratta’s pools next week will help families escape the pre-Christmas heat.

With improvements to the Mitchell Avenue Splash Park not yet complete and hot weather predicted, the Rural City of Wangaratta is ensuring the community has a free place to cool down.

Council and the YMCA have agreed to open the Olympic pool in Swan Street for free from Monday to Friday next week and hours will be from 4pm to 8.30pm.

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