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Murcia opens eleven municipal summer swimming pools on Tuesday (28/06/2020)

| Murcia will be able to enjoy the facilities of Murcia Parque, El Palmar, Puente Tocinos, Rincón de Seca, La Ñora, Corvera, Aljucer, Sangonera la Verde, Sangonera la Seca, El Raal and Alquerías | The season starts with all the security measures in front of the Covid-19, such as reduced capacity, minimum distance of 1.5 meters, payment by bank card and prohibition of the use of furniture.The City Council starts on Tuesday, June 30, the summer municipal swimming pool season that will last until September 6.Specifically, eleven facilities will open - Murcia Parque, El Palmar, Puente Tocinos, Rincón de Seca, La Ñora, Corvera, Aljucer, Sangonera la Verde, Sangonera la Seca, El Raal and Alquerías - from Tuesday to Friday, from 11:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 10:00 a.m.

to 8:00 p.m.Likewise, in Murcia Parque there will be training sessions for federated swimming teams from Tuesday to Friday, from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.The campaign begins with all the security measures to prevent and prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Thus, the actions include the reduction of capacity, a minimum security distance of 1.5 meters, payment by bank card and the prohibition of the use of furniture, such as sun loungers, tables and chairs, among other elements. The only pool that will not open its doors this summer will be the Espinardo pool, as it will be undergoing construction for the installation of the new cover, which will allow residents and swimming clubs in the municipality to use the facility throughout the year.Likewise, Murcia Parque will have five aquatic lifeguards during public bathing hours and the rest of the district facilities will have two, in addition to the security service and the provision of semi-automatic defibrillators.Councilor for Sports and Health, Felipe Coello, recalls that all the measures taken to open the swimming pools have been agreed with the safety of citizens in mind, “since they are recreational and fun spaces widely used by residents during the summer". Capacity reduction and minimum distance of 1.5 metersIn accordance with the agreement of the Governing Council of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, the City Council, through the Sports Service, has agreed to reopen eleven municipal summer swimming pools with capacity limitations and hygienic measures.It should be noted that the capacity limitations have been made based on the solarium surface of each of the facilities and the recommendations given by the Autonomous Community. Payment with bank cardAs for the form of payment, it will be exclusively by bank card.

In addition to the 1.5 meter distance, other measures will be carried out, such as washing and disinfecting hands with hydroalcoholic gels, which will be found at the entrance to the facility.Likewise, whenever it is not possible to maintain a safety distance, the use of a mask will be compulsory for people six years of age and older during the entire time of movement between common spaces and at the times of entry and exit, with the exceptions provided by the law.Ventilation, cleaning and disinfectionThe measures are completed with frequent ventilation, cleaning and disinfection of spaces and materials, paying special attention to those elements that are for shared or successive use or that may be touched by different people.

Thus, the shared use areas will be cleaned and ventilated twice a day and trash bins equipped with a pedal and suitable means for disposing of tissues and protective and cleaning materials will be available to users.Sunbeds, tables and chairs are prohibitedOther of the agreed measures is that there will be no cloakroom service and the use of sun loungers, hammocks, chairs, tables and any type of furniture will be prohibited to avoid possible infections.

Likewise, it will not be allowed to use the water sources.Minors may use muffs exclusively, as long as an adult is with the minor in the water.

Users with disabilities may also use auxiliary flotation elements on an exceptional basis, always at the discretion of the sports technicians and that they meet hygienic conditions, also prohibiting shared use.

The use of sleeves or any type of float is not allowed in the 50-meter pool at Murcia Parque.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia

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