STOP The fall of a wall of the swimming pool revealed the presence of asbestos in the establishment. Work is now necessary
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The supply is getting poorer. Often criticized for its lack of basins, the city of Lyon has had to resolve to close the aging Garibaldi swimming pool “at least until” ”summer” The establishment dating from 1933 has not been accessible for a month. Mid-October, a section of wall fell; to inside. Analyzes have been carried out, noting the presence of asbestos, indicated this Wednesday evening the city in a press release.
Important work will be carried out for a further period of time. indeterminate. But they look long. The teams will have to remove asbestos from the site – which includes removing all the electrical and thermal equipment as well as the facings – before restoring the walls of the halls of the two basins.
Bad news since swimmers will have to fall back on the 5 other pools open in winter. “Aware of the inconvenience caused to the various publics who frequent the swimming pool (schools, sports clubs and the general public), the services of the City of Lyon are mobilizing to study all the alternative solutions,” concludes the municipality.