Day of fun at Hathersage Swimming Pool to celebrate 80 years

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Hathersage Swimming Pool is hosting a day of celebration to mark 80 years of business in the city.

“Thousands of people visit the pool every summer,” said assistant pool manager George Foy.

“It first opened its door on July 25 1936 and it’s amazing to us that it’s still going so strong. We’d like to invite everybody to celebrate our glorious pool and help us give it the 80th Anniversary it deserves. This is such a special occasion.”

The day of celebration will be held on July 24, from 12pm to 5pm.

There will be afternoon tea and live music from the bandstand with Barlow Choir and Bakewell Stardust Band. Season ticket holders are invited from 12pm with public swim starting at 1pm.

The pool is open until October 29, with water heated to 28°C/82°F.

For more information about the event and for general pool enquiries, call 01433 650843.