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Frequently Asked Questions

How is the swimming pool water cleaned?

Pool water is: By law the main pool water is re-circulated through this system in its entirety at least once every 6 hours.

What is UV?

Ultraviolet (UV) light is at the invisible, violet end of the light spectrum. Ultra violet purification uses a UV light source which enclosed in a protective transparent sleeve.

Why is Ultraviolet light with Chlorine tablets used to treat the swimming pool water?

Will there be any chlorine in the swimming pool water?

Yes, by law, all BC swimming pools must be disinfected with a minimum of .5 ppm chlorine. We have chosen a tablet chlorination system.

What is a tablet chlorination system?

Tablet chlorination systems accurately and safely deliver chlorine to water systems. Calcium hypochlorite tablets are an attractive alternative to chlorine gas or liquid chlorine solutions because it is a dry form of chlorine that offers several handling advantages.

How does ultraviolet light disinfect the water?

UV rays penetrate harmful bacteria and viruses in the water, destroying their ability to reproduce. It is a simple but very effective process, with the system destroying 99.9% of harmful micro-organisms.

What are Chloramines?

Chloramines or combined chlorine are the results of chlorine and bathers interacting. They off-gas into the air; they are corrosive to the building and humans. Controlling chloramines will reduce odor and irritation; making the environment healthier and more enjoyable.

What water temperatures are the 3 Ravensong pools set at?

What type of Saunas are there at Ravensong Aquatic Centre?

Ravensong Aquatic Centre has both a steam sauna and a dry infrared sauna.

What community groups or clubs participate in programs at Ravensong Aquatic Center?

Where do I find contact information for community groups or clubs?

Local community groups and organizations are listed in the Active Living Guide pages under Community Advertisers and Community Directory. If you have any questions, please Contact us and we will be more than happy to help you.
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