A huge thanks to everyone who’s supported the pool this year. We couldn’t have done it without you.
Firstly, to all visitors of the pool, every time you swim, you are supporting the pool. We have seen lots of people from the community visiting as well as those from communities further away.
To all the amazing businesses below, thank you for your support. Be that a donation towards the pool, providing us with yummy cake or supporting us with various events or sessions, such community support means so much to us! An incredible £2800 has been raised through our business support scheme.
Voyager Coffee, Heart & Soul Funerals, Ashburton Chimney Sweep, Happy Butter, Modern Move Estate Agents, Carpenter Oak Ltd, Dean Forge, Jolly Rogers Fish Bar, J Searle & Son, AWR Projects Group Ltd, The Really Good Media Company, Hylsten Bakery, Buckfast Abbey & St Gregory’s, Dartmoor Skies, Brainwave - Buckfastleigh, Buckfast Farm Shop, The Coffee House co, Buckfastleigh Co-op, Dart Garage Ltd, Dartmoor Wellbeing, Dartmoor Lodge Hotel, Dartmoor Otter & Butterfly Sanctuary, Dean Court Farm Shop, Dyno Climbing Centre, Johnsons Builders , Luscombe Drinks, Moorland Arts and Crafts, N0.44 , Plum At The Bank, The Singing Kettle, Buckfastleigh, South Devon Railway, Strawberry Fields Lifton Farm Shop, Waldrons Patisserie LTD, Pizza Pirates UK, 1st Buckfastleigh Scout Group, Annemieke Goldswain - Hein Photography It was a delight to host Hello Summer Better Places - Be Buckfastleigh in Victoria Park for some activities, including the swim sessions on Tuesdays at the pool.
It was a pleasure to host 3+ schools and 2 scout groups for swim sessions at the pool this season.
Thank you to all our volunteers in reception and the tuck shop.
To all who have donated to the pool, whether it was a small or large donation, a one off amount or you’ve set up a monthly donation, you’ve made a positive difference to our pool. You can donate via: https://www.justgiving.com/vicparkbuckfastleigh
To our swim teachers this year, Jacob, Kay and Sophie. They have improved the confidence, water safety awareness and stroke technique of several children and adults. To Patrick and others for creating a brand new website before the start of the season and keeping it up to date with news and activities at the pool. Don’t forget, you can visit our website and shop via: https://www.buckfastleighpool.org
And finally a huge thanks to our awesome team of staff and trustees for keeping the pool open and running, and ensuring you enjoy your time at the pool and park! Pam Barrett our awesome chair of the trustees, Ian Savage the Victoria Park manager and Sam Webber the deputy manager.