Construction work on the pool has begun at the Alan Higgs Centre and is due to be completed in summer 2019.
The £10.5 million project will bring a host of brand-new facilities, alongside the 8 lane, 50-metre pool with moveable floors and beams, including:
- 500 spectator viewing gallery.
- Health suite inclusive of sauna, steam-room and jacuzzi.
- Swimming education rooms.
- Fitness suite expansion.
- Function room expansion.
- Updated changing rooms.
Once in place the new pool will become host to public swim sessions, lessons, water-based sports and a variety of events and galas.