Sports Minister Opens Dundee’s New Olympia Centre

Caitlin McClatchey, Lord Provost Bob Duncan, Shona Robison, Cllr Ken Guild, Robbie Renwick.

Minister for Sport and Commonwealth Games and Dundee City East MSP Shona Robison today officially opened the Olympia Centre with two Scottish swimming stars Caitlin McClatchey and Robbie Renwick at an official opening ceremony in front of civic dignitaries.

Dundee’s new £33.5m Olympia swimming pool features a 50m competition pool, wave pool, rapid river and a fitness suite.

The pool has already attracted more than 140,000 visitors since June.

Shona said: “The new Olympia centre is …

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Sports Minister Cuts the Sod for New Olympia Centre

Shona Robison cutting the sod, L-R at front: Cllr Bob Duncan, Joe FitzPatrick MSP, Cll Ken Guild.

Sports Minister Shona Robison today cut the sod at the site of the new £31.3m Dundee swimming pool and Leisure Centre  which will replace the Olympia. The MSP performed the ceremony in front of her SNP Colleagues, Joe FitzPatrick MSP, SNP Council Leader Ken Guild and Councillor Bob Duncan, Convenor of  the Council’s Leisure, Arts and Communities Department.

Construction starts this week and the new facility, sited east of …

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