Swimming pool at Dolphin Leisure Centre wins a £45,000 grant

PR2024008 - 13/02/2024

The swimming pool at Dolphin Leisure Centre, owned by Mid Sussex District Council and run by Places Leisure, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a generous grant of £44,735 from the Government's Swimming Pool Support Fund (SPSF).

This significant financial boost will play a crucial role in supporting the centre's ongoing commitment to providing excellent aquatic facilities and services to the local community.

This grant will be influential in the Dolphin Leisure Centre's efforts to enhance the overall experience for visitors. The funds will go towards crucial maintenance and equipment upgrades, reinforcing the Centre's commitment to the well-being and happiness of its patrons. This is a part of Places Leisure’s wider mission to help create active spaces that are inclusive, innovative, and environmentally friendly, ensuring their facilities give value back to the communities they serve.

Councillor Chris Hobbs, Cabinet Member for Leisure and Customer Services at Mid Sussex District Council, said: “We are thrilled to have received this generous grant from the Swimming Pool Support Fund to invest in The Dolphin Leisure Centre. The grant is a testament to the dedication of the teams to maintain high standards and ensure that its facilities remain accessible and enjoyable for all.

"This funding will help us to continue providing a safe and enjoyable environment for the community to stay active and healthy. The local community can look forward to an even more enjoyable experience at Dolphin Leisure Centre and we extend our sincere gratitude to the Government and the Swimming Pool Support Fund for recognising the importance of supporting recreational facilities like ours."

Geoff Evans, Contract Manager for Dolphin Leisure Centre said “This grant from the Swimming Pool Support Fund will help form part of our continued investment of providing the very best facilities for our community to stay active and healthy. As part of this investment, we are also pleased to demonstrate our commitment to becoming more environmentally sustainable.” 

To find out more, please visit: https://www.placesleisure.org/centres/the-dolphin/