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Fantastic turnout at Mermaids’ swim

There was a fantastic turnout of 17 swimmers for the Mermaids Women’s Swimming Club event on Sunday morning. Tanya Gilbert, who helped to re-form the  Mermaids two seasons ago, said it was great to see so many new faces joining the competition. “We had seven new first timers and they […]

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Community can comment on pool rec area upgrades

Cobar Shire Council is seeking community feedback on proposed upgrades to the recreational areas at Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The proposed design is now on display at the Cobar Shire Council administration office, Cobar Shire & TAFE Library or online. Council is encouraging the public to view and have their […]

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Community gives pool feedback

Cobar Shire Council recently conducted an online community survey to discover what Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool users thought about the facility. The survey results have helped highlight areas where council is succeeding and which areas need improvement. There were 47 responses to the survey with 96 per cent of these […]

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Consistency pays off for swimmer

Consistency paid off for swimmer Anita Hodgkinson at the Mermaids senior women’s competition swim on Sunday night. Hodgkinson finished second in all three of the events contested to finish the night with 15 championship points. She ran second to Zoë Harland in the 30m handicapped Freestyle event with Harland finishing […]


Thumbs up for extended pool hours

In an effort to better cater for families, in particular those with small children, the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool has extended its trading hours. A two week trial of the extended hours began last Wednesday and will see the pool stay open one hour later each night. Cobar Shire Council’s […]