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Leisurelink pools temporarily closed

January 26, 2024 8:30 am in by
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Leisurelink has closed its pools today for a deep clean.

Geelong council has been notified three people with cases of Cryptosporidium had visited the centre in Waurn Ponds in recent weeks.

Crypto is a waterborne parasite which can cause gastro.

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Leisurelink has taken to social media to say the pools will be undergoing a hyperchlorination process.

It is hoping the chlorine levels will return to safe levels for swimming to be reopened on Saturday.

The local centre says the process is a precautionary measure for community safety.

The rest of Leisurelink’s facilities including the gym will remain open today.

Other council-managed swimming centres are open today.

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