THE heavily corroded intake pipes at Thirroul Pool, which date back to the Second World War, will be replaced by Wollongong City Council. Council said the pipes are believed to be about 75 years old and the ageing infrastructure needs to be replaced. The pipes are at the southern end of Thirroul Beach and are … Continue reading
WOLLONGONG’S northern beaches are now unpatrolled with the onset of winter. Wollongong’s lifeguards will no longer be stationed at 16 of the city’s 17 beaches, from Stanwell Park to Windang. With the end of the official swimming season, only North Wollongong Beach will be patrolled from 9am to 4pm Monday to Saturday. Beach Services Coordinator … Continue reading
THIRROUL pool will reopen on Saturday April 29. This follows a Wollongong City Council resolution to review swimming pools, their management and usage. The saltwater Thirroul pool usually closed at the end of the swim season on April 24. After the resolution Thirroul pool will be open from 6am to 1pm, Tuesday to Sunday until … Continue reading
THIRROUL pool was shut yesterday (Friday) due to stormwater runoff and large sea swells. Wollongong City Council said the pool will be closed until further notice due to storm water run off and large swells. Council will advise when the pools will be reopened.