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Onehunga War Memorial Pool stages Dogs Day Out swimming event

Onehunga War Memorial Pool stages Dogs Day Out swimming event
May 9, 2018

Last weekend saw the YMCA-managed Onehunga War Memorial Pool stage its second Dogs Day Out swimming event at which dogs are allowed to swim in the facility’s outdoor pool before its season closure.

A growing trend at seasonal aquatic centres in New Zealand, the fun day out allows responsible owners to let their dogs loose in the pools before they are drained for the winter.

With most dogs loving the water, the event is a fun way to mark the end of the outdoor swimming season by extending pool access to ‘man’s best friend’.

Numerous pictures posted on the Onehunga War Memorial Pool show dogs enjoying their aquatic experience.

At this time Australasian Leisure Management has not been able to confirm if dogs will be allowed access to the facility's gym during the winter months or if canine learn-to-swim lessons are being planned.

Images: Dogs enjoy their day in and around the pool at the Onehunga War Memorial Pool last weekend.

1st May 2018 - YMCA RECOGNISED AS BEING AMONG NEW ZEALAND’S SWIM SCHOOL LEADERS

12th April 2018 - YMCA AUCKLAND AIMS TO PROTECT SENIORS FROM FALLS

21st March 2018 - NEW ZEALAND AQUATIC CONFERENCES COMBINE 

8th September 2017 - CONCERN OVER DECLINING SWIMMING SKILLS AMONG NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN

27th June 2017 - AUSTSWIM FLAGS IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION IN AQUATIC EXERCISE PROGRAM DELIVERY 

21st April 2017 - YMCA AUCKLAND SWIM SCHOOLS RECEIVE SWIMMING NEW ZEALAND AWARD 

19th April 2017 - HAMILTON WATERWORLD TO HOST SECOND PAWS IN THE POOL EVENT 

20th December 2014 - STUDY FINDS TOXIC BYPRODUCT FROM URINATING IN SWIMMING POOLS 


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