23
Jul

Board Meeting July 2018

The most recent Mid Argyll Community Enterprises Board Meeting was held on Tuesday 10th July 2018. Please click on the link here for a copy of the minutes MACEL Board Minutes 11 July 2018-2
02
May

Working for MACPool

We have no posts available at the moment but if you’re interested in working for MACPool please email manager@macpool.org.uk or call 01546 606 676.  Alternatively pop in for a chat.
01
Apr

MACPool Admission Prices 2018/2019

MACPol will be increasing the price of general admissions, Learn to Swim and monthly and annual memberships from the 1st of April 2018.  An average increase of 5% is applied to prices across the board with the exception of Leisure Link which supports individuals with most limited...
28
Mar

NINE PEOPLE POWER PROJECTS SHARE SCOTTISH LAND FUND CASH

New social housing near Dumfries, revamped swimming facilities in Argyll and a community owned pub in East Ayrshire are amongst a range of community projects today (WED 28 MARCH) sharing in £1.4 million from the Scottish Land Fund. Across the country nine groups, run by local...
01
May

New lifeguards pass the test

Expect to see some new faces on poolside this summer as a new batch of lifeguards completed a week-long training course at MACPool to gain an internationally recognised qualification. Some of our regular lifeguards also attended to renew their qualification – a requirement for...
01
May

Five miles for Ruby, hundreds of pounds for Gambia

Dalriada Dolphins member Ruby Bosomworth completed her five mile fundraising swim on 13 April 2014. And in the process she raised hundreds of pounds for Inveraray-based charity First Aid For Gambia. Ruby completed the swim in three hours and fifty six minutes and has so far...
01
May

Sell-out Crinan Puffer a great success

This year’s Scottish Sea Farms Crinan Puffer 8.5 mile fun run was a sell -out – and a great success. All of the 175 available places were sold out. This was the first year MACPool had taken on organisation duties, in conjunction with Jog Scotland. Next year all of the...
01
Apr

Exchange trip to Qatar

MACPool deputy manager Kirsty Young swapped waterproofs for sunscreen after heading to Doha, Qatar as part of a swim teacher exchange programme. Arranged and sponsored by Tidal Waves Swim School, Kirsty shared her experiences as a swim teacher in Scotland with swimmers in Qatar,...
01
Apr

Dye to help pool stay green

At the beginning of April MACPool will be trialling a new water dye to help reduce the amount of pool chemicals and water wasted and keep our bills (and prices) lower. Additives in the water will detect pollution and will turn green to show staff where the impurities lie. Staff...
01
Apr

New rescue and kayak skills course

11th May  – 15th June 2014 Kayak fans can brush up their rescue and paddling skills on a six-week course hosted by MACPool. Instructor Andy Craven will show new and experience kayakers how to safely manage their craft and how to cope with common mishaps such as capsizing. There...