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Fantastic training opportunities at Splashez Aquatic Centre - 15th September 2016

Mount Isa residents now have a great range of services available to them at Splashez Aquatic Centre, courtesy of interim operators Royal Life Saving Society Queensland.


Lifeguard training facilitator David Mole said he and fellow lifeguard Fredd Oakley are ready to offer the Mount Isa community a number of services, including Bronze Medallion training, CPR/First Aid, and Pool Lifeguard certification.


Mr Mole said he had received interest in the courses from the community and was looking forward to introducing the training modules.


“Everyone has been super friendly and thanking us for coming out here,” he said.

“The Royal Life Saving has a lot of community programs available and it is always great to see them offered in these remote communities.”


Squad training will also be offered beginning Monday September 19, Monday to Friday 5.30am and 5.30pm, and 5.30am on Saturdays. Squad members are welcome to turn up at these times without preregistering.


Mayor Joyce McCulloch said she was very happy to see the Royal Life Saving Society Queensland enthusiastic about offering these training opportunities and encouraged the community to take advantage of the programs. 


“This is our chance to undertake programs that are often only available at coastal or regional towns and major cities, so it is a wonderful opportunity for Mount Isa while we have the services of the Life Saving Society,” Cr McCulloch said.


The pool is currently heated and open 7 days per week from 5.30am to 7pm, and swimming lessons will soon be available once full time operators commence at the facility.


Please contact David Mole at Splashez Aquatic Centre on 47432137 for further information.