The new facility on Dallamires Lane will include a six-lane 25-metre pool, sauna suite and electric car charging points. Ripon Spa Baths will close on November 7.
Ripon's new swimming pool will open on December 8, Harrogate Borough Council announced today. The new facility on Dallamires Lane will include a six-lane 25-metre pool, sauna suite and electric car charging points. An AngelEye pool safety system using underwater...
Cllr Pauline McHardy, who represents Ripon on Harrogate Borough Council, says ‘the public need to know’ when the new pool and refurbished leisure centre will open. A senior councillor says there is “lots of unknowns” about the scheme.
The new resin paths in the gardens are made using the equivalent of one-and-a-half million plastic straws.
Campaigners have criticised plans for a new leisure centre in Knaresborough after Harrogate Borough Council revealed designs for the facility. The authority says the proposals are “ambitious”.
Today’s designs show the proposed new facility, which would be built on the site of the current Knaresborough Pool on Kings James Road, would open in spring 2023. It will have a six-lane, 25-metre pool.
Since it was founded in 1931, Ripon Motor Boat Club has expanded on the canal at Littlethorpe Lane to become one of the largest inland waterway boat clubs in the UK.
The crowdfunding project aims to raise £30,000 to fund two new padel tennis courts.
Harrogate Borough Council, which has 95 vacancies, says it is ‘doing what we can to fill these so that all facilities can return to normal as soon as possible’.
A 6am plunge in the lake at Ripon Races started the full distance event, which consisted of a 2.4 mile swim followed by a 112-mile cycle route in Masham, Dallow Moor and Brimham Rocks and a 26-mile marathon. The last competitor finished at 10.30pm.
Union bosses have raised concern over staffing shortages at Harrogate district leisure centres. Facilities were taken over by Harrogate Borough Council’s new company, Brimham’s Active, earlier this month.
The outdoor gyms at Knaresborough House and Belmont Park in Starbeck were installed at a cost of £9,000 in 2011 but the council says the equipment needs replacing because it is ‘in danger of causing injury’.
Harrogate Town said yesterday evening that “a number of individuals” are unable to play or train due to a positive test or contact with someone who has tested positive.