By Tania Phillips
It’s amazing to think it’s been six year’s since
the YMCA took over management of the Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre
WIRAC manager Karen Peters said the centre had a lot planned to celebrate their sixth
birthday with events planned from 6-8 November.
“We have a special membership deal on off
and you buy six months and receive the summer for free which is an extra three months – so
that’s nine months for the price of six,” Karen
“And over the birthday weekend from Friday through to Sunday it’s half-priced pool
entry if anyone is come to the pool for a swim.
“We will have the pool inflatable up on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 2pm. We’re
going to do some flipperball which is aimed at
children from about five years and up that are
quite confident in the pool. We’re going to play
that on Saturday.
“We’ve got canoe polo which is on Sunday
at 10am – that should be fun. We play that on
Thursday nights anyway but we’ll put the canoes in the water on Sunday and see how we
The birthday events will be all water-based
for the weekend but there are other things
coming up at WIRAC too in November.
“We kick off our six-week summer shred
starting that week,” Karen explained.
“That’s $99 for six weeks and it’s a challenge
we’ve got going for the gym-goers.”
WIRAC have a Covid management plan in
place and are pretty much back to their usual
programs with social distancing in place and
special requirements in-place in the gym.
“We just adhere to all that – it’s good,” Karen
Find Wirac at 29 Palmerin Street in Warwick
phone 0746627955 or email email@example.com.