New ex­tended sea­son to open for heated pools

Horowhenua Chronicle - - NEWS -

The Fox­ton Heated Pools be­gin a new ex­tended open­ing sea­son on Satur­day 1 Septem­ber, with free open­ing day wa­ter and land-based fit­ness classes.

Wa­ter-based classes run from 10am to 11.25am, and in­clude AquaCise at 10am, AquaFit at 10.30am, and AquaStick at 11am. There will then be a half-hour break be­fore the land-based MoveWell class be­gins at 12pm.

All wa­ter-based classes will be held at the Fox­ton Heated Pools. MoveWell will take place at Te Awa­hou Nieuwe St­room, ei­ther out­side on the green or in­doors, depend­ing on the weather.

Aquat­ics Horowhenua Pro­grammes and Events Su­per­vi­sor Lewis Young said ev­ery­one was wel­come to come along.

“All the classes are free, and peo­ple can come and go as they please. We want to give peo­ple a taste of what's avail­able at the Fox­ton Heated Pools,” he said.

Reg­u­lar classes start on Mon­day 3 Septem­ber. Mr Young said this was the first year of the new ex­tended sea­son for the Fox­ton Heated Pools.

Last year, the pool opened in Novem­ber. “One of the top­ics Horowhenua District Coun­cil con­sulted the com­mu­nity about dur­ing the de­vel­op­ment of the 2018-2038 Long Term Plan was the sea­son length of the Fox­ton Heated Pools, and there was strong sup­port for ex­tend­ing the sea­son from five to eight months.

“The longer sea­son will en­able Aquat­ics Horowhenua to of­fer two full terms of Stream­line Swim School and even more fun events than we did last year at the Fox­ton Heated Pools.”

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the Aquat­ics Horowhenua web­site, aquat­ics.horowhenua.govt.nz, or view the event on the Aquat­ics Horowhenua Face­book page.

‘All the classes are free, and peo­ple can come and go as they please. We want to give peo­ple a taste of what’s avail­able at the Fox­ton Heated Pools.

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