Dive in: Pool set to open on Saturday for swimming season

READY: YMCA NSW area and transition manager Shane Simmons with Cathy Stapley at the Oberon Pool complex.
READY: YMCA NSW area and transition manager Shane Simmons with Cathy Stapley at the Oberon Pool complex.

OBERON Pool will open this Saturday from 11am under the new management of YMCA NSW.

YMCA NSW area and transition manager Shane Simmons said they have 11 locals employed for the season.

"All have been trained and lifeguard qualified," he said. "There will be two staff members on duty at all time."

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The pool's opening hours for October are Monday to Friday 6am to 9am and 2pm to 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 6pm.

For November to March, the hours are Monday to Friday 6am to 9am and 2pm to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 7pm, and school holidays 10am to 7pm.

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"We will be starting private and group swimming lessons on November 4," Mr Simmons said.

"We will be having a family fun day on November 9 with free activities and barbecue."