News

Nanaimo Aquatic Centre closes for upgrades

A revamped Beban pool will open with expanded hours next month as Nanaimo Aquatic Centre closes for upgrades.

The City of Nanaimo will shut down the aquatic centre for a month beginning Aug. 30, as the facility undergoes upgrades and maintenance.

The work, budgeted at $350,000, will see new showers in change rooms for disabled patrons, maintenance on the wave machine and movable floor and a switch from chlorine gas to chlorine pucks.

The shutdown happens shortly before Beban pool and weight room reopens to the public on Sept. 2 after a $750,000 revamp. It will have extended hours while the aquatic centre is closed. To see Beban’s hours visit the public schedules page at www.nanaimo.ca/schedules/parks-recreation-culture/.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Exchange student injured in apparent robbery attempt
 
Distilling diversity displayed during annual fundraiser
 
Wine festival uncorked
Voice takes Island singer around the world
 
Trash trauma at Cobble Hill turnaround riles resident
 
High risk offender wanted B.C.-wide, say Vancouver Police
Victoria terror suspects more ‘disgruntled’ than political: expert
 
Keeping young goblins safe on Halloween
 
Welcome Wagon honours long time businesses

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.