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Timetables: Swimming Pool Climbing Wall

Harlech & Ardudwy Leisure is still closed due to Covid-19 , however please see below for an update on what has and is going on whilst shut.

We felt it important to give the community of Ardudwy an update on what has been going on at the Leisure Centre since we had to close back in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Since April all our staff have been put on the government furlough scheme except for our maintenance employee (Karl Nash). Together with some of the volunteer board members he has been making sure that the centre is maintained and that regular safety checks are being carried out.

A decision was also made in early May to drain the pool after it became clear that the lockdown would be a lot longer than originally thought.

To make positive use of the lockdown the Board decided to complete long overdue repairs and improvements, many of which could only be safely carried out in an empty Centre.  It was a risk because sourcing materials, finding funding and booking firms meant making time commitments when no-one knew how long lockdown might last.  Also, many suppliers and builders were themselves at the mercy of lockdown, or with staff on furlough, causing delays in booking work or getting materials. We also had to wait for planning approval from Snowdonia National Park for the pool windows, (as they too had staff on furlough). 

So far we feel the risk has paid off, with much achieved. Successful external funding bids, plus many hours of voluntary work, have already resulted in huge benefits for the Centre, with more to come. With the lockdown restrictions in place it is highly unlikely that the centre would have survived without the Government furlough scheme and the Business Relief Grant.

For more information on work that’s been done and some pictures please click here.

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Welcome to Harlech & Arudwy a leisure center which provides an all weather attraction for all the family. The center is located immediately below the imposing Harlech Castle which is a World Heritage Site. The center offers a 25 meter swimming pool, an indoor climbing wall and a Cafe with great views of the Castle.

Harlech & Ardudwy is a social enterprise which is managed by a Volunteer Board of Directors made up of local people from the community and supported by a group of volunteers who work hard to maintain the center both for the local community and visitors to the area.

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