Temporary closure of the Genesis Place leisure pool

December 11, 2013 / For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, AB – The leisure pool at the City of Airdrie Genesis Place recreation centre has been temporarily closed for 72 hours for unscheduled maintenance. The leisure pool is expected to re-open Saturday, December 14 at 7 a.m.

Fecal contamination has resulted in the pool closure, including the waterslide and lazy river. We are following standard cleaning and chlorinating protocols in responding to this incident.

Programs impacted by the closure

  • Swimming Lessons have been cancelled until Saturday morning. All participants will be notified and everyone will receive a credit on their account for the missed day
  • Public & Family Swimming has been cancelled until Saturday
  • Older Adult Fitness Classes have been cancelled Wednesday and Friday
  • School Board Swimming Lessons have been cancelled for Thursday
  • Parent & Tot Swim – capped at 25 people, with limited use only to tot pool and hot tub
  • Meadow Brook School Recreation swim time has been cancelled for ThursdayMuriel Clayton Aqua Fit – looking to relocate, if not possible then it will have to be cancelled on Thursday
  • George Mac School – Recreation Swim has been cancelled for Thursday

We will reschedule cancelled school-based recreation swimming times once the pool has re-opened.


Media contact:

Lynda Phelan
Team Leader, Corporate Communications
City of Airdrie
403.948.8880 ext. 8722


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