Magherafelt swimming pools expected to remain closed over weekend after glass panel incident

A view of the Olympic size swimming pool at the Greenvale Leisure Centre Magherafelt.INMM3215-358
A view of the Olympic size swimming pool at the Greenvale Leisure Centre Magherafelt.INMM3215-358

The swimming pools at the Greenvale Leisure Centre in Magherafelt are expected to remain closed over the weekend, after a glass panel fell and smashed on Thursday night.

A spokesperson for the council said: “The pools at Greenvale Leisure Centre remain closed while work is on-going to assess the cause of the incident.

“The pools are unlikely to re-open this weekend, but we will provide updated information as it becomes available.

“We would ask for your understanding while we ensure the pools can be re-opened safely.”