Halifax swimmers landlocked after fluke pool closures – Nova Scotia –
Swimming clubs in Halifax didn’t expect their training over the holidays to be on land, but that’s what’s happening to some as three busy pools are shut down at the same time.The trouble started at the end of October when a fire at the Sackville Sports Stadium closed its swimming pool indefinitely. Then Centennial Pool became off limits at the beginning of December as part of a planned closure to replace the bulkhead.Swimming teams were making do with the circumstances when another problem struck: the pool at Dalplex sprung a leak. It’s been closed since Dec. 13.”The clubs are really frustrated, to be honest,” said Bette El-Hawary, the executive director for Swim Nova Scotia. “It’s put them in a situation to their members that they’re not able to provide a service.”‘Begging and borrowing pool time’ READ MORE….