Support for municipalities: free baths as a social space

In the Taunus Steiner outdoor pool were present in the last summer, every Sunday morning, two ladies of the water rescue of the German Red cross, and were the c

Support for municipalities: free baths as a social space

In the Taunus Steiner outdoor pool were present in the last summer, every Sunday morning, two ladies of the water rescue of the German Red cross, and were the children of the tests for the seahorse or the youth swimming badges. Even if the weather was not optimal, were the two women on the edge of the pool and supervised, children diving, Jumping and Swimming. Your volunteer efforts can make the two, however, logically, only if the bathroom is open.

In Taunusstein is the outdoor pool this summer due to the Corona pandemic is only available to a limited extent. Cards must be purchased on the Internet, and the bathroom closes at 18 o'clock, and the number of guests is limited, so that the distance regulations can be complied with. On Mondays and Tuesdays is closed the bathroom is even complete.

swimming pools fulfil several important functions

Similar restrictions exist in many other Hessian-free bathrooms, to fear what is that often already loss-making baths to pay as a result of lower attendance and an increase in expenses this season, significant losses. The Hessian land Association of the DLRG, the concern is that cities and towns close the their baths, either for cost or because of the pandemic, closed outdoor pools not open therefore.

This would be fatal, because the facilities serve a number of important tasks. They are a social space in which people of all strata of society come together. They allow rescue swimmers to their training and contribute to the health of the bathers. Above all, they are the prerequisite for this is that many people learn to swim. The best protection against fatal Although are experienced swimmers.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 10:19

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