Make a splash at new-look Barrhead Foundry pool

Two-year-old Bonnie Taylor from Barrhead is ready to make a splash at the Free Family Fun Day  this Saturday (September 8).
Two-year-old Bonnie Taylor from Barrhead is ready to make a splash at the Free Family Fun Day this Saturday (September 8).

Barrhead Foundry swimming pool reopens today, (Monday) following a major upgrade.

The centre is celebrating the reopening of its new pools and facilities with a free Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 8, with a range of activities in the water and on dry land.

The children's pool.

The children's pool.

The whole family can make a splash with free swimming and free swimming assessments to match their child to the right swimming lessons.

Bookbug will be hosted at the adjoining library at 10.30am, followed by Little Splashers at 11.30am for babies and toddlers in the new pool.

There will be water games and diving lessons available too. Free swimming will be available from 9am-2.15pm.

Anthony McReavy, chief executive of East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure, said: “We’re celebrating the new swimming facilities at Barrhead Foundry with a pool party – and want everyone to join us for some free family fun.

“We’d like to thank our customers for their patience during these works and hope that they’ll really enjoy the new facilities we have on offer.”