The season begins – this is what summer will look like in the outdoor pools of Burbach and Neunkirchen.
The outdoor pool season begins in southern Siegerland. It all started in Burbach on May 1, and Neunkirchen will follow next weekend.
Burbach: Swimming courses are required
With an open day, new tenants Gisela, Holger Lehner and their partner Sven Heuelle have announced the opening of the bathing season. Although the thermometer had not yet risen to the ideal temperatures for an outdoor pool, cloud cover over southern Siegerland repeatedly broke, so that at least the sun “looked past” – as did the very few concerned Burbach residents who They wanted to get an idea of what they were doing in this all-out summertime. Among them is Mayor Christoph Evers, who wished the new operators a successful season. A few hard water mice took the opportunity to swim their first length in the 25-meter-high pool, and several young swimmers dared to swim in the toddler pool with an inflatable dolphin or a swan. Swimming was successful.
The outdoor pool in Burbach is set to become an even more hot spot in summer than it used to be. Operators have a show for that. The outdoor pool is reliably open daily from 10:00 to 18:00. When adjusting admission prices and season tickets, special attention was paid to family consideration. BRAND NEW ON OFFER: Swimming courses for children from 5 years old. The demand is very high, especially after two years of restricting Corona. “Courses before and during the holidays are almost fully booked,” says Gisela Lehner, happy with the response. There are still places left after the holidays.
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On the opening day, guests were especially impressed with the quality of the snack bar kitchen and bought a lot for the raffle, which attracted a variety of prizes – after all, the promise was: no installation, every ticket wins – the winner is also the Ukrainehilfe, whose raffle proceeds will be donated for him.
The season at Burbach’s outdoor pool lasts until September. Interested parties can find out more at www.freibad-burbach.de.
Neunkirchen: indoor indoor pool
Many swimmers were waiting for it: on Saturday 7 May the Freier Grund Family Pool will open its outdoor area: the 50-meter competition pool, diving board, non-swimmers pool, children’s area and of course the spacious area Sunbathing area open to all small spaces and available to adult swimmers and bathers Solar and jump enthusiasts.
Due to the general shortage of staff, the indoor pool must remain closed during the outdoor pool season: “We deeply regret that we cannot open both areas at the same time,” General Manager Marco Schönck confirms. “In other municipalities, entire baths must remain closed. So we are happy to be able to offer citizens a wide range of recreational activities with the outdoor pool.” For the next year, officials hope to be able to provide unlimited bathing pleasure to all bathers once again.
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Beginning May 7, the family pool will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., on weekends and during NRW holidays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Tuesdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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