Progress to transfer the ownership of Wirksworth Swimming Pool to a charitable business is now well underway, and took another pace forward this week with the appointment of a new Pool Manager, Glyn Booth. Glyn, formerly the owner manager of The Swim School Chesterfield has considerable experience of pool management, and previously ran the largest independent swimming programme in Derbyshire. Glyn said of his appointment “I am delighted to take up the challenge of developing the services and facilities at Wirksworth pool. Over the coming months you will see improvements both to the building and service levels. We can only
Here you can read the business plan proposed for Wirksworth Pool in community ownership and run by a charitable company for the benefit of the community. The history of the pool is outlined, and the current situation of the pool is summarised, particularly its financial performance, current levels of usage and physical condition. Based on discussions with the Wirksworth Pool working group, a vision, aims, objectives and critical success factors for the plan are identified. Suggestions are made about how the current business model could be improved and developed, how the pool might be managed and staffed, and marketed. Information
We have some changes to the times and staffing for children’s lessons. Monday: Loubie & Glyn/Claire Lessons commence at 3.45pm Tuesday: Loubie & Dexter Lessons commence at 3.45pm Wednesday: Loubie & Dexter Lessons commence at 4.00pm Thursday: Ben & Glyn/Emily/Claire Lessons commence at 4.00pm Friday: Emily & Glyn/Jade Lessons commence at 4.00pm Saturday: Emily & Dexter Lessons commence at 9.00am We try to retain the continuity of instructors, however we may need to make changes from time to time.
Wirksworth Swimming Pool Team appeals to community for help to secure £140,000 for improved facilities. Wirksworth Swimming Pool Trustees and staff would like to invite anyone with an interest in the pool’s long-term future to attend the first ever Friends of Wirksworth Swimming Pool meeting on Wednesday 25th September 2013 at 7pm in Wirksworth Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is for Wirksworth Swimming Pool Trustees and Pool Manager, Glyn Booth, to present plans for extending the current building to provide improved access for disabled users, new family and individual changing cubicles and improved office and storage space. The
A big thank you to everyone who has sponsored Glyn, Ben and Dexter for their recent participation in Movember.