Gore pool a hit this summer

05:21, Dec 28 2012
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Alysia Wakefield, 4, of Gore, and Tyler Allen, 5, on the turtle inflatable in the leisure pool in Gore.
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Kaleb Muir, 12, enjoys sliding down the inflatable slide in the main pool.
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Abbie Sandford, 7, on a smaller inflatable also in the leisure pool.

The Gore swimming pool has about 10 inflatable water toys for children to enjoy these holidays and so far they have proved a popular drawcard.

Gore Multisport Complex lifeguard Henry Dickey said a lot of children came back to the pool just to play on the inflatables.

They are usually put up at the weekends but go up every day during the summer break, he said.

Mother Tarsha Dodds said she took her family to the pool for a couple of hours each day for the inflatables.

''The kids love it,'' she said.

The inflatables are put up between 1-5pm every day during the summer holidays.

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