Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Open Day At H2o Xtream

30 August 2004

Open Day At H2o Xtream

On Sunday 12 September H2O Xtream is opening its doors so the public can see what goes on behind the scenes.

This is an opportunity to see things such as how the waves are made, why and how the pool water is tested, and rescue techniques. There will be regular tours of the pool plant room – this is where you to get to see how the water is cleaned, heated and pumped – all those things that you don’t see above the surface!

There will also be free “have a go” classes including; hydrorobics, aqua yoga, flippaball, snorkelling and kayaking. Swim Instructors will be available to offer help with swimming techniques for adults and confidence tips for toddlers and older children.

H2O Xtream’s Manager Alison Law says “this is a fantastic opportunity for people to get an understanding of how H2O Xtream works and to experience first hand the wonderful programmes that we provide to the community”.

The Edge Road Runners will be there from 11am – 1pm with plenty of giveaways for everyone.

From 2pm the pool will be filled with toys, including H2O Xtream’s new toy for the September School Holidays. The Stepping Stones have been designed especially for H2O Xtream and are the only ones of their kind in New Zealand. This is the first time they will be used and they will be available every day during the School Holidays.

Everyone will only pay the usual entry price for the Open Day and day passes are available to enable you to come to different activities during the day. A schedule of events is available from reception at H2O Xtream.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
At Bats: Locke - The World Theatrical Premiere

On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan Locke receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job and soul... More>>

Other Elections: Kea Crowned Bird Of The Year

These large, green mountain parrots are known for their curiosity and intelligence. Once numbering in the hundreds of thousands, they are now classified as Nationally Endangered with just 3,000 - 7,000 birds remaining. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: Conflict & Resistance - Ria Hall's Rules of Engagement

From the aftermath of war through colonisation to her own personal convictions, Hall's new CD addresses current issues and social problems on multiple levels, confirming her position as a polemical and preeminent voice on the indigenous NZ music scene. More>>

Howard Davis Review: Another Time, Another Place - David Friesen Trio Live

"It has been said of David Friesen that he does for the art of bass playing what Pythagoras did for the triangle" - Patrick Hinley, Jazz Times. At Wellington's newest jazz venue, the cozy and intimate Pyramid Cub, the trio clicked together from the opening bars, presenting many of the tunes from their marvelous new recording. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Father - Descending Into The Depths of Dementia

Florian Zeller's dazzling drama The Father explores the effects of a deeply unsettling illness that affects 62,000 Kiwis, a number expected to grow to 102,000 by 2030. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION