Pools and gyms can reopen in most regions across Victoria, after the state tipped over its 70 per cent first COVID vaccination target last week.
Aqua Energy in Sale reopened its doors at 6am today, after restrictions surrounding gyms and pools eased at the weekend.
Just in time for school holidays, the outdoor pool will open for a maximum of 50 swimmers
at a time.
While Wellington Shire’s outdoor pools don’t usually open until summer, a special allowance has been made to open Sale’s outdoor pool.
Weekdays, the outdoor pool will available from 6am until 8am for lap swimming.
The pool will also be open from 11am until 4pm each day for recreational swimming.
There is no need to book, but swimmers keen for an outdoor dip should enter via the Guthridge Parade entrance, not the front doors.
Outdoor pools in other towns will re-open on November 26.
Up to 10 people can visit Aqua Energy’s gym at any one time, while 20 can lap the indoor pool or conduct hydrotherapy sessions.
Because of patron caps, teen gym, swimming lessons and indoor recreational swimming are on pause, until restrictions ease further.
The sauna is also out of action until restrictions allow a return.
Group fitness sessions will return soon, with more information to be released to members
Bookings via Eventbrite are essential to attend the gym, but people do not need to book for the pools (including hydrotherapy).
A Living Longer, Living Stronger session will run each day from 10am until 11am, and people will need to book by phoning 5142 3700.
Aqua Energy is open from 6am until 7pm on weekdays, and from 9am until 4pm on weekends.