Voting has now closed. Thanks to everyone who helped we received 498 votes and now have to wait until the 6th July 2015 for the results – fingers crossed. Please spread the word, Wirksworth Swimming Pool has been nominated for a Onefamily community award worth £5000, but we need your help. The OneFamily Foundation, funds community projects with awards of £5,000. We’re on a shortlist for one of ten awards. If successful, we plan to use the money for a new sand filter to replace the current old one with a more commercial filter that can cope with an
Support for Wirksworth Swimming Pool continues with two new community donations. Andy Lyne from the Hidden Gardens and Courtyards of Wirksworth popped in to Wirksworth Swimming Pool this week with a lovely donation of £500.00. Andy and local residents, Jane Aitman, Peter Riddle, Kirstie Lyne and Les Biggs, host an annual event in the town. Visitors follow a trail around approximately 20 gardens and courtyards viewing intriguing sites that are often hidden from public view. Money raised during the event is gifted to local charities and Wirksworth Swimming Pool is very pleased to be one of those to receive a
Join us, during the Easter 2015 school holidays for fun activity hours and learn to swim crash courses. Please note: the Pool will be closed over the Easter weekend (Friday 3rd April – Monday 6th April 2015)
Wirksworth Swimming Pool was recently nominated for an award at the inaugural Foundation Derbyshire Award Ceremony. Out of 250 plus groups awarded funding through Foundation Derbyshire, over the last year, just 12 local community organisations were put forward for awards, Wirksworth Swimming Pool being one of the 12, thanks to a nomination by The Michael and Annie Hall fund panel. Writing to Wirksworth Swimming Pool, a member of Foundation Derbyshire commented: “Those shortlisted were selected because the panel felt they showcase the best of what the voluntary and community sector achieves here in Derbyshire.” From the shortlist of 12 groups,
Unfortunately, due to adverse weather conditions Wirksworth Swimming Pool will be closed today, Friday 30th January 2015.