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Risk of death rated 'high' at Busselton swimming pool

The risk of death, drowning or serious injury at Busselton’s public swimming pool has been rated as “high”.

A recent report found council funding of the Geographe Leisure Centre was “significantly lower” than that provided by other councils to similar recreation centres. 246 more words



One of the more difficult pools to get to, this one sounded quite glamorous, with ‘Wimbledon Leisure Centre and Spa‘ as the name. The building is stunning from the outside (even though it was dark outside with the evenings drawing in ever-closer) which set my expectations high. 594 more words

Swim Cottage

When I read about this pool, I was hardly inspired, 25m indoor pool, blah blah blah and after I trekked all the way to Swiss Cottage after work on a Friday evening to be told it closed at 6 (despite being listed as open until 10pm on the website) I wasn’t expecting much. 522 more words

Six Things That Always Happen When You Go Swimming With a Toddler

Elsa and I are touring the swimming pools of the North in order to find the perfect venue for one of our favourite Saturday morning activities (obviously sleeping in would be my number one Saturday morning activity, but it doesn’t seem high on a two-and-a-half-year-old’s priority list). 980 more words

Dad Stuff

Go Green! 

This will test my memory as it was over a week ago that I went, however, I was so genuinely impressed by the newly built Tottenham Green Pools that they have stuck in my mind. 437 more words

Wetsuit wear #1 - I'm stoke'd

This morning I had my induction to open water swimming at Stoke Newington West Reservoir. It was epic and very very pleased to say that it was all quite straightforward and I will definitely be doing some training there. 1,151 more words