Platting Swimming Pool & Library
This complex on Varley Street in Miles Platting is home to the
Miles Platting Swimming Pool and Library. In February of 2011 the
BBC web site was running a story that both facilities were due for
closure as a result of the Manchester City Council's plans to address
its funding shortfall. However, as of March 2011 the pools
website is saying that, "Following the recent
publication by Manchester City Council of the detailed budget proposals
for 2011/12, please note this centre is still open to the public as usual. We are
currently in dialogue with the City Council to fully assess the impact
of the proposals and what this means to the leisure facilities we
operate for all our users, local residents and staff."
The pool offers, "3 different sized swimming pools, the pools provide a variety of activities for the local community including a small fitness gym. A range of water based activities take place at the centre including Free Swimming for Manchester residents Over 60, casual swimming sessions, Swimlife swimming lessons and aqua aerobics classes."