19
Jul

Invitation to Tender for Consultancy Services

Invitation to Tender for Consultancy Services Expansion and Renewal of Community Health and Well-being Facilities at MACPool Please see the attached files for further information. Advert Ad for Tender Invite No.1 Tender Invite Tender Invite No.1
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...
08
Apr

How lane swimming works – and why it rocks!

You’ve seen lane swimming on the timetable and avoided it like the plague – you’re not good enough for lane swimming right? Wrong! Lane swimming is for all levels – and is the perfect way to make the most of a short time in a busy pool. We set up four lanes at MacPool – and...
03
Apr

AquaRun – Temporarily out of service!

We’re sorry to say that the AquaRun is not available from 3/4/2015 for at least a few weeks whilst we have it repaired. Some of the tether points have worn and need to be fixed before it can be safely used again. It’s now with the repairer and we hope to hope it back...
06
Feb

Sophie’s Swimming Teaching Experience

Through my work with MACPool I recently gained my swimming teaching qualification from the Swim Teachers Association (STA). I teach up to three times a week. I was motivated to become a swimming teacher, as it was a chance to learn many invaluable and transferable skills to take...
03
Feb

Five ways wearing goggles will make you a better swimmer

Goggles are for geeks right? Wrong! If you’re swimming and not wearing goggles you’re making life harder for yourself, putting unnecessary strain on your neck and compromising your stroke. Here’s five reasons why you should be wearing goggles every time you swim: You can see...
03
Feb

Pool Hall Repairs

You may have noticed there’s been repair work carried out on the columns in the pool hall. This work is nearly complete. Mark Johnstone has done the major work (thank you Mark). There’s been digging, welding and priming, and now we just have some concreting to do. Cameron...
16
Jan

MACPool is running Hydrotherapy Sessions

New for 2015 on Thursday mornings 11am to 12noon MACPOOL will be running Hydro Therapy sessions. These will be drop in sessions for all members of the community. Sessions are led by swimming teachers and helpers and the pool is able to offer them at the normal swim price of £3.80...
18
Dec

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Here are our opening times during Christmas and New Year. During some of the closures our elves will be busy completing maintenance around the pool ready for the New Year. From all our us here at MACPool we with you a Happy Christmas and thank you for your support during 2014!...