May 25, 2011
photos: New £1.6m Brean swimming pool complex opens
first phase of a new £1.65m swimming pool complex opened
in Brean, near Burnham-On-Sea, on Wednesday (May 25th).
Splash features a six-lane heated 25m swimming pool, a children's
indoor splash park area and a cafe.
The facilities, at Brean Leisure Park, incorporate the existing
water slides and river rapids.
The new waterpark is open to both holiday guests and local residents,
and a range of swimming lessons will also be available shortly.
Brean Leisure Park's owner, Richard House, who is pictured taking
the first dip with his family, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is an exciting new addition to the leisure park."
"It is sure to be popular with holidaymakers and residents
waterpark will create an additional ten new jobs, as recently
reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com here.
The second phase of the pool's expansion will include a
new wave pool incorporating a surfing area and a new slide
tower - which is expected to open in 2013.