Carnforth Community Pool fundraiser

Carnforth swimming pool.
Carnforth swimming pool.

Carnforth Community Swimming Pool, which opened its doors just under two months ago, is getting great support from the community.

The pool recently held a swimathon run by Carnforth Rotary.

Swimmers swam 49.5 miles in the pool at event, raising £2,127 for the pool and £1,340 for other worthy causes.

The most raised was £575 by Ben Taylor. Ben also swam the most lengths, 310.

The Meltons swam 334 lengths being the best adult team.

The under elevens team; Boys will be Boys swam 262 lengths.

Owen, 10, swam 82 lengths and raised £300.

Pat Wooff, Carnforth Town Mayor, said: “The community’s involvement is essential to the continued success of the pool, whether that be supporting particular fundraising initiatives or simply turning up for a swim.

“As the saying goes, “use it or lose it”!

“We have fought hard to save our local pool, let’s keep it going for another 40 years.”