Reopened poolmakes a splash

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
Hope Van Gelder,3, and Kai Van Gelder, 2.
Camera IconHope Van Gelder,3, and Kai Van Gelder, 2. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

South Hedland Aquatic Centre was a hive of activity last week as hundreds of community members converged on the newly upgraded facility to celebrate its official grand opening.

The free Family Fun Day was organised by the YMCA and the Town of Port Hedland to coincide with Australia Day festivities.

Shane Jackman, 2.
Camera IconShane Jackman, 2. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

In true-blue style, the afternoon included a sausage sizzle, inflatables, games and music.

Over the past year, the Town has replaced filters, pumps and piping, conducted water testing, reinstalled an improved aqua tower and additional chemical sensors, as well as making other technical and system improvements.

Bodhi McBurney, 2.
Camera IconBodhi McBurney, 2. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

The aquatic centre will now remain open for the public to enjoy.

Willow Claire, 5, Alaya Tereu, 6, and Leighton Marshall, 3.
Camera IconWillow Claire, 5, Alaya Tereu, 6, and Leighton Marshall, 3. Credit: Pictures: Sophia Constantine, Sophia Constantine.
Alex Jackman, 1.
Camera IconAlex Jackman, 1.

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