Shaftesbury Pool Booking System Proves Popular And Could Become Permanent

Shaftesbury’s Oasis swimming pool will remain open for the next week and as long as swimmers continue to support sessions, says its manager.

Although the number of swimmers allowed in the water at any one time has been halved, the Town Council’s open-air pool is broadly on budget. Staff explain why.

Ryan Baker

Finn McMillan (left) and Set Taylor

They suggest that the COVID-safe, booking-only policy should remain for the future. We chat with Ryan Baker and lifeguards Finn McMillan and Seb Taylor.

Listen at 1:29.