The water clarity issues have now been resolved and the pool is now open to the public again. To help us minimise future pool closures due to poor water clarity, we would ask if swimmers could apply their waterproof sun cream 15 minutes before the swimming session. This will allow the sun cream to soak in to the skin as advised on most sun care products. Applying before the session will mean no swimming time is lost and the water does not become too cloudy for us to operate safely. The health and safety of our customers is of the upmost importance, we are not advising anyone not to apply sun cream but simply to apply the cream as stated on label, if you have sensitive skin and feel you need to reapply sun cream often we suggest using the higher factors and wearing a t-shirt into the water.
On 21st June we had our 2nd 24 Hour swim to celebrate the summer solstice. So at 3:30 am on Saturday we opened, over 50 blurry eyed souls arrived nice and early to enjoy a very earlier morning swim and see the sunrise. We had a number of challenges going on throughout the day, there
The second of our regular monthly night swims was a sell out and as the swimmers watched the sunset spectators tucked into home made cakes and soup and listened to music from Ben Pedler and Mill Stone Grit. There was a great community atmosphere, all were appreciative of the scenery
An unusually warm and dry Good Friday Bank Holiday evening saw the return by popular demand of local band ‘ Catalysts’ entertain the swimmers at Hathersage Pool. The first of the regular monthly night swims was a sell out and as the swimmers watched the sunset spectators tucked into h
A pool full of swimmers in the sunshine for our first Sports Relief Swimathon event made all the work to get the pool open a week early more the worthwhile. On Friday 21st, 38 swimmers swam over 90 kilometres, personal bests for distance and time were set. A few swimmers got carried