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.
Community fun at Halloween themed bingo night helps Wirksworth Swimming Pool On Friday 24th October 2014, The Friends of Wirksworth Swimming Pool fundraising team hosted a Halloween themed bingo night at The Red Lion Hotel in Wirksworth. The evening, which included bingo games and a raffle, raised almost £300 for the pool. Glyn Booth, Pool Manager comments: “I would like to thank everyone who attended and especially those who helped organise the evening. The Red Lion Hotel were once again very supportive providing a venue. Our special thanks also to local businesses Home Delights Deli, Almark Garage, Toy Library, Elcocoa
Community supports Wirksworth Swimming Pool’s fundraising efforts for improved facilities Wirksworth Running Club and Wirksworth Open Gardens have added their support to Wirksworth Swimming Pool’s fundraising efforts with donations of £400 and £500 respectively. Both organisations presented the pool with cheques in October in support of plans to extend the pool building to provide improved changing facilities, office space and a café area. Pool Manager, Glyn Booth, comments: “We’re working really hard to raise the £275,000 needed to improve the facilities here at Wirksworth. We cannot thank the local community enough for their tireless efforts to make our plans a