Waynesboro’s Northside Pool: Balancing Community Needs and Sustainability

Northside Pool is not just any pool; it’s a cornerstone for community activities in Waynesboro. Whether it’s swimming lessons, or the much-anticipated Labor Day festivities, the pool has long been at the heart of local life.

Pool Concerns Raised

The September 20th Borough of Waynesboro Council meeting shed light on the growing concerns about the pool. The council specifically pointed out that the pool is aging and has been facing the risk of “catastrophic failures” for some years now. This terminology means significant problems that could lead to the pool’s permanent closure.

The council also talked about how money from the annual Labor Day membership sale is meticulously kept aside. This fund is exclusively for the pool and not allocated to other budget items. With these funds and ongoing grant applications, the council hopes to have enough resources for necessary pool repairs and maintenance.

What Comes Next?

The council is committed to the rehabilitation of Northside Pool. They are actively seeking grants and other forms of financial support to help fund future renovations and necessary improvements.

If you’ve heard rumors about Northside Pool, it’s best to refer to official sources like the recent Borough of Waynesboro Council meeting for the most accurate information. The pool’s future may be challenging, but plans are in motion to ensure that it continues to serve the community for years to come.

With these ongoing efforts and community support, there’s hope that the Northside Pool will remain a key part of Waynesboro’s social fabric.


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