The paddling pools in Tettenhall and East Park are now officially open and ready to welcome visitors throughout the summer season.

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The shallow pools attract thousands of families every year and, as usual, they will be open until early September - and potentially later if the weather stays fine.

Wolverhampton City Council Head of Public Realm Services Steve Woodward said: "Tettenhall Pool and East Park Pool are very popular facilities, and we're hoping that we'll have a long, hot summer which will give people plenty of opportunity to enjoy the amenities."

Work began to prepare the pools for the summer last month, with engineers carrying out maintenance work, testing pumping mechanisms and filling the pools with thousands of gallons of water.

  • released: Friday 30 May, 2014