Thursday, November 28, 2013

FREE ENTRY THIS SATURDAY


Blackheath Pool celebrates the start of the 2013/14 swimming season with FREE ENTRY for Opening Day
10:00am - 2:00pm Saturday 30th November

With the HOT DAY predicted today (Thursday) the water will get nice & warm, and will retain its warmth until Saturday, but yes, weather not looking so promising for Opening Day. But it's free entry from 10AM so pop down & check it out. 

Regular hours: 9:30AM to 6:30PM every day (except Xmas Day)

http://www.bmleisurecentres.com.au/centres-/blackheath-pool

Thursday, October 31, 2013

POOL PARK ACTION DAY

your RSVP appreciated for planning purposes to either: ParkCareTeam@gmail.com OR Facebook http://ow.ly/qlsVo



Sunday 17th November 9 to Noon
meet at DuckPond BBQ area
BYO gardening tools & drinks for lunch
wear your gardening gear
followed by FREE LUNCH!!

we go ahead rain, hail, flood, fire or tsunami ;)

-a Blackheath Community Alliance event-

Supporting the ParkCare Team: volunteers caring for Blackheath Memorial Park. 

Alliance members include: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC); Blackheath Chamber of Commerce & Community; Blackheath Community Centre Committee; Blackheath Croquet Club; Blackheath & District Horticultural Society; Blackheath Highway Action Group (BAG); Blackheath Public School Council; Blackheath & Mt Victoria Rural Fire Service; Blackheath Quota; Blackheath Scouts; Blackheath RSL; Blackheath Streetscape Group; Blue Mountains Rhododendron Society; Friends of Blackheath Pool & Memorial Park; Medlow Bath Residents Association; Phoenix Choir; Popes Glen Bushcare Group; Rhododendron Festival Committee; Rotary Blackheath; Rotary Upper Blue Mountains Sunrise.


Thursday, March 28, 2013

CHALLENGE: MAKE IT 10,000 SUMMER VISITS


Here’s a challenge folks... we’re nigh on 10,000 individual visits to Blackheath Pool this summer – we need just another 300 visits across the final days of the season to reach the target!

C’mon everyone bring your friends, bring your family... the weather’s ideal - enjoy Easter at the Pool & we can reach the target :)
Pool’s open until 6PM Sunday 07 April.

Swim Now!

Sunday, January 20, 2013

aerial view "swimming basin" c.1926


aerial view of Memorial Park & "swimming basin", 1926. Looking north-east from 'Frog Hollow' - C. A. Wadson collection
[scanned 2010 from original 1970s Rotary Blackheath history book, held in collection of Blackheath branch library]

Sunday, December 2, 2012

new activities THIS SUMMER


Tai Chi Saturday 10am starts 5th January for 5 weeks (excluding 26th)

Boot Camp Monday & Friday 5.30pm-6.30pm starts 1st February


...and Aquarobics is back  - starts Wednesday 5.15pm 30th January

TO BOOK call The Pool (02) 4787 8018

Monday, November 5, 2012

WIN a *Blackheath Pool SEASON PASS*

 WIN a *Blackheath Pool SEASON PASS* (Free entry, valid all summer) drawn 01-December-12

Pop an entry form into two competition boxes currently at:
a) BANC reception counter;
b) BOOSH After School & Vacation Care sign-in counter
c) Watsons Hardware
d) Blackheath 5-STAR SUPERMARKET, Govetts Leap Rd

Over the next three weeks we plan to move the boxes around town to allow as many people as possible a chance to enter :)


Others located around town TBA :)

Monday, September 24, 2012

Stronger Families Alliance

Happy, healthy children and families are the backbone of our communities.
The Stronger Families Alliance is a ground-breaking network of government, non-profit and voluntary organisations working together to bring friendship, fun and professional support to families across the Blue Mountains.


http://www.strongerfamilies.co/index.html

For information about the different ways to become involved in the Stronger Families Alliance main group, sub-groups or activities contact the Stronger Families Alliance Collaboration Convener

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Ward 1 results

NSW Electoral Commission has Robert Stock (Ind) clearly in the lead for the first of three spots representing Ward 1 on the new Blue Mountains City Council.  At this time it looks like Liberal Michael Begg is also elected; and third place will go to either Don McGregor (Lab) or Brent Hoare (Grn) dependent on preferences, pre-poll votes & postal votes.
For a full breakdown of results see the electoral Commission website http://www.votensw.info/blue-mountains-city-council/first-ward

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Pool & BMCC election


Thank you to all involved in this momentous outcome - ALL candidates on public record supporting Blackheath Pool!


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

contrary to rumour Blackheath Pool is well used


@Tip of the iceberg: a note on Pool patronage - contrary to rumour Blackheath Pool is well used. See our many blog posts on the matter, for example “crowds flock to Pool for OzDay” http://ow.ly/ciS5v and “New Years Day attendance topped 600” http://ow.ly/ciSib
This is text of a comment posted by Friendsof Blackheath Pool & Memorial Park, 18/07/2012 4:53:22 AM, on Blue Mountains Gazette website