Registration open for pool users

Tamahere School’s new pools will be available over summer to community users who register and pay for passes to the facility.

The school has to adhere to a strict safety regime to enable members of the public to use the pool and will trial a system of two passes from January 3 to April 15.

Camille Stranks will be at the Tamahere Community Centre, Monday to Wednesday, December 11 to 13, 8-9am, to sign up pass holders.

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Pool of community spirit opens

Tamahere School now boasts a stunning, modern pool complex that is testimony to community spirit and culinary inspiration.

The $600,000 Vela Pool Complex, named for a major donor to the project, officially opened today only three years after the building project was conceived.

The splashy, two-pool facility replaces a humble, 75-year-old single pool so shallow that senior students would scrape their hands on the bottom as they swam.

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