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November 6, 2023

Over £440,000 awarded to support swimming pools in South and Vale

Swimming pools across South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse have been awarded a total of £441,542. The award will help ensure residents continue to have access to good swimming facilities across the two districts. Recent research has shown swimming positively contributes to physical and mental wellbeing, to individual and community development, and helps to […]

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool on a sunny day

June 26, 2023

Summer season set to start at Abbey Meadow

Families in the Vale are getting ready for a summer holiday of splashing, swimming and fun at Abbey Meadow outdoor pool in Abingdon, which is currently being prepared to open for its summer season.  The pool will open ahead of the school summer holidays on Saturday 22 July – a few days earlier than originally […]

May 19, 2023

Have a splashing good time across the Vale this summer

Preparations are ramping up as the splash pads in the Vale are being prepared to be switched on for the summer. The splash pads in Memorial Park in Wantage and Abbey Meadow in Abingdon are both managed by Vale of White Horse District Council. This year will be the first full summer season that the […]

June 18, 2021

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen

Great news for families and swimmers in the Vale – the Abbey Meadow outdoor pool in Abingdon will reopen on Monday 12 July in plenty of time for the summer holidays. Vale of White Horse District Council has been working hard with its leisure contractor GLL to get the pool open and allow local residents […]