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Posted on: 15 January, 2018

Singleton Gym & Swim pool extends opening hours in anticipation of heatwave

As a result of heatwave conditions expected over the duration of the weekend, Singleton Council with YMCA NSW have announced today that the Gym and Swim pool will extend opening hours until 8 p.m. on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January 2018.


“With temperatures hitting above 40º Celsius across the weekend, Council is happy to confirm that the Singleton Gym and Swim will remain open for an additional 2 hours on both evenings,” Acting General Manager Mark Ihlein said.


“We encourage everyone to take advantage of the extended opening hours and to enjoy the water safely.”


Singleton Council urges everyone who will be spending time outdoors on Friday, Saturday or Sunday to prepare for the extreme heat.


Tips for hot weather:

  • Avoid activity in the heat of the day
  • Stay in the cool and utalise fans and air conditioners
  • Wear appropriate clothing
  • Drink adequate amounts of water
  • DO NOT leave children or animals in the car
  • Slip, slop, slap and slide
  • Touch base with elderly relatives or neighbours
  • Ensure pets have water and shade

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