Time for a splash in Ballina and Alstonville for free

Ballina Memorial Pool and Alstonville Aquatic Centre are opening their doors for free this weekend. Photo supplied.

Ballina is taking advantage of the lovely warm days that have kept on coming and are reopening the gates to the revamped Ballina Memorial Pool and Alstonville Aquatic Centre on Saturday 28 July for free.

Free giveaways, squad and swimming lesson demonstrations plus an aqua aerobic class and the fun water play area are just some exciting things to enjoy over the weekend.

‘To ensure every community member has the opportunity to view the new and upgraded facilities, Council will offer free entry across the grand reopening weekend,’ said Craig Brown, Ballina Shire Council’s manager of community facilities.

The Olympic water polo players on hand to give a live demonstration of the facilities at the Alstonville Aquatic Centre following the Mayors opening address at 11am.

‘This will be the perfect opportunity to see the upgraded facilities and our local swimmers in action. There will also be a sausage sizzle available or you can bring your own picnic and be the first to use the new BBQ facilities.’

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