Take a look inside the reopened Manchester Aquatics Centre with state-of-the-art facilities

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Manchester Aquatics Centre has reopened after its multi-million pound transformation and we take a sneak peek at the brand new facilities it is offering to Manchester residents.

Manchester Aquatics Centre has officially reopened following a multi-million pound refurbishment. On July 13, Manchester City councillors and British Paralympic swimmer Grace Harvey celebrated the reopening of Manchester's iconic aquatic sports facility with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

The centre closed in November 2021 to undertake significant renovation to all swimming pools, the fitness suites including gyms and studios, cafe, health suite and changing rooms.

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The work was split into phases to allow public swimming to continue throughout the renovation process, but the centre officially reopened this week and will soon be hosting the World Para Swimming championships from the July 31 - August 6.

The refurbishment introduced new digital and sustainable technologies helping to make the centre more energy efficient and added a multitude of features to make swimming accessible for all in Manchester.

We went down to celebrate the opening and take a sneak peek inside the new facilities.

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