SWIM WALES are still counting the cost of Covid impact. Pic. Library

WELSH TAKE WATER LEISURE STOCK

About 30 swimming pools could be forced to remain closed in Wales as a result of the pandemic, the sport’s governing body has warned. Swim Wales’ own research suggests many of Wales’ 307 pools have struggled financially since being shut during most of the pandemic. Covid-19 restrictions allow 30 people to use an indoor swimming […]

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"This is a very worrying report which could impact on millions of people across the country..." - Jane Nickerson, Swim England chief executive.

CALLS FOR £1 BILLION POOL INVESTMENT

Swim England has warned almost 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever by the end of the decade unless the Government and local authorities ‘act now’ to replace or refurbish ageing facilities. In its new A Decade of Decline: The Future of Swimming Pools in England report that there will be a huge reduction in […]

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