Penticton pool reopening delayed again - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy
-1.9°C

Penticton pool reopening delayed again

The reopening of the leisure pool at the Penticton Community Centre has been further delayed, this time until December.
October 30, 2015 - 4:15 PM

PENTICTON - It’s taking much longer than originally anticipated to get the leisure pool at the Penticton Community Centre full of water again.

The leisure pool was originally slated to open in September after being closed for most of the summer while pool tiles were replaced. Leaks in the drains were discovered when city workers attempted to refill the pool, which has been empty since, while a plan for repairs was formulated.

While progress on the repairs have been made, plumbing fittings from the drains are not available and will have to be custom ordered, further delaying reopening of the pool until December, City of Penticton Communications Officer Simone Blais said Friday, Oct. 30.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
  • Woman locked in Vernon cemetery turns to social media to get out
    VERNON - While cemeteries can usually sombre places for quiet relaxation, they're certainly not somewhere you'd want to spend a night. Unfortunately for Melanie Mae, that's a prospect
  • Kamloops police seeking child and guardian
    KAMLOOPS - A boy and his aunt have not checked in for two days, and now RCMP are requesting the aunt make contact. Kamloops RCMP received a report to check the well being of a six-year-old b
  • That flu you have may not be the flu
    PENTICTON - So, you went to the trouble to get a flu shot this year, but you ended up spending a week on the couch with body aches, chills, a cough, sore throat and congestion anyway? Cheer
  • South Okanagan man gets letter from prisoner who shot him and left him for dead
    PENTICTON - When Ronald Teneycke one of the South Okanagan's most notorius prolific offenders, was declared a dangerous offender after months of court proceedings last March,Teneycke's las
  • One man dead after shooting in Cache Creek
    CACHE CREEK - RCMP are investigating a shooting in a Cache Creek home that has left a man dead. Police responded to a 911 call at a home in the 1000 block of Collins Road in Cache Creek at a
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile