Outdoor swimming pools in Elche will open on June 18

The summer bathing campaign in the seven open-air municipal swimming pools of Elche will begin on Saturday June 18.

The sports councilor, Vicente Alberola, accompanied by the sports director of the town hall of Elche, Pablo Pérez Alemany, indicated that most of the swimming pools will remain open until Sunday, September 4, with the exception of Torrellano and two in the urban area – yet to be determined depending on the influx – which will close a week later on September 11.

“The dates are not capricious; they are the fruit of the study of many years of service, which leads us to the conviction that these are the ideal opening and closing dates for our outdoor swimming pools”, Alberola clarified. The schedules, specifies the aedile, do not undergo any variation: “Tuesday to Friday, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and on Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., “said the city councilor.

Bathing prices for children and adults are priced at 1.05 and 2.05 euros respectively, while vouchers, which can be shared, are offered at 10.15 euros for children and 20.30 euros for adults. “Children up to 14 years old enter public outdoor swimming pools for free as long as they are accompanied by an adult,” said the city councilor, because otherwise they must pay 1.05 euros. Likewise, minors over the age of 13 must pay this amount, whether or not they are supervised by adults.

Aquatic activities

Swimming lessons in indoor pools will take place from June 26 to July 15 with 140 places, and intensive courses from June 26 to July 29 with 910 places. The aquagym activities will take place from June 26 to July 29, in the swimming pools of the Cité des Sports, the Sports Park and the Pla with 72 places.

Registration for these aquatic activities will open on June 14, and can be done in the Sports Department area of ​​the municipal website ( https://www.elche.es/deportes/ )

In addition, the Head of Sports of the Consistory of Elche announced that the “En forma” program, with activities such as maintenance gymnastics, aerobic dance, Pilates and functional training (weight, fitness.. .) will continue in July with 400 places. A total of 16 courses are offered, with a choice between two days a week: Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. And registrations can be made at the price of 10.65 euros from June 15, at 12:00 p.m., in the Sports section of the municipal website or in the vending machines authorized for this purpose.

The locations of the courses are all outdoors, in parks or sports fields in the different neighborhoods and neighborhoods of Elche; a total of ten localities, including four in agglomeration and six in arrondissements. As for the minimum number of people to carry out each course, it will be ten people and a maximum of 25, being personal and non-transferable. Registrants can cancel their participation for just cause and at least one day before their departure.