THE POOL’S HISTORY

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - LIFESTYLE -

1975 Mt Druitt pool was of­fi­cially opened March, 2013 The swim cen­tre was shut for win­ter May, 2013 A Black­town Coun­cil­com­mis­sioned re­port re­veals Mt Druitt Pool is com­mer­cially not vi­able. re­veals the re­sults of the re­port Au­gust, 2013 Fam­ily Fish In is held – the last of­fi­cial time the pool was opened to the public. A se­ries of public ral­lies are held in a bid to en­cour­age the coun­cil to re­con­sider clos­ing the pool Septem­ber, 2013 Cr Russ Dick­ens or­ders a re­port into why the pool was clos­ing and what the cost of any re­pairs would be Novem­ber, 2013 Then mayor Len Robin­son con­firms the pool will not be re­opened and the land will most likely be sold Septem­ber, 2014 New Black­town Coun­cil Mayor Stephen Bali vows to re­open the Mt Druitt Pool Oc­to­ber, 2014 Cr Bali an­nounces the swimming cen­tre will re­open for the 2014/15 swim sea­son Novem­ber, 2014 A pool party is held to celebrate the re­open­ing June, 2015 Mt Druitt Pool sup­port­ers celebrate af­ter a re­view re­vealed visi­tor num­bers to the swim cen­tre had soared by 30 peo­ple a day, on av­er­age. Cr Bali con­firmed the pool will re­open for the swim sea­son in Septem­ber Septem­ber, 2015 The pool will re­open with many ac­tiv­i­ties or­gan­ised to celebrate De­cem­ber, 2015 A spe­cial 40th birth­day party will be held at the pool to celebrate the mile­stone it al­most didn’t reach

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