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FROM THE VICAR – Rev’d Philippa Sargent It’s been a rum old few months! Who would have imagined at the start
Much loved community pool to reopen in Spring 2019
Work Underway. The pool is expected to open in June 2019
We’re excited to bring you news that Sturminster Newton’s hydrotherapy pool will reopen in late spring 2019 for the whole community to use.
A ‘Not-for-profit’ social enterprise Neptune Aquatic Solutions have been appointed to manage the pool which will be renamed ‘Stourview Hydrotherapy Pool.’The pool will be primarily used Hydrotherapy (or aquatic therapy) a water-based treatment and exercise regime designed to have therapeutic effects on musculoskeletal and neural rehabilitation. It is often used in physical therapy. The warm water -It is heated to a lovely 33oC, the perfect temperature for hydrotherapy – is also great for small children and those with additional needs as it allows them to enjoy the water-without getting too chilly.
David Westbrook, Managing Director of Neptune Aquatic Solutions says:
“We’re delighted to be given the opportunity to manage the Stourview Hydrotherapy pool. The facility has been closed for almost a year so we’re thrilled to be able to use our experience to ensure the pool remains open for the whole community to enjoy into the future.”
“Our friendly, expert team are passionate about making the therapeutic benefits of warm-water
exercise accessible to everyone from the tiniest tot, to families, to those with additional medical
needs through to elderly. We’re planning to run a wide variety of sessions, from Hydrotherapy,
Disabled family sessions to Hydro-cise Exercise classes, Family Swims, Under 5’s sessions, private hire and children’s birthday parties. With hoists and easy-access steps the pool really is accessible for everyone ”
Neptune Aquatics are planning a special open day as soon as the pool has been readied for use – currently June or July 2019. The day will showcase the pool and give the community an opportunity to come and take a look and meet the team.
To keep up to date with all the news and special offers you can LIKE our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/stourviewhydrotherapy/or register your interest at our website https://www.neptuneaquatics.co.uk/stourview-hydrotherapy-poolto receive email updates.
For further information please contact:
Emma Phillips – Marketing Coordinator