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Capacity increased at Yellowknife’s swimming pool


The City of Yellowknife says its Ruth Inch Memorial Pool will operate with an increased capacity from Wednesday onward.

In a news release on Tuesday, the city said the NWT’s chief public health officer had approved a series of capacity increases for different activities.

Lane swims will increase from five to 15 swimmers. Public and family swims will increase from 25 to 50 swimmers.

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Private rentals will now have a capacity of 50, up from 25.

The city said it will add more swimming lessons “to accommodate residents currently on the waitlist.”

Residents can book a swim time or view the latest Covid-19 guidelines on the city’s website.

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