Susie McKeon is looking forward to the day when students can start coming back to the family run swim school at Unanderra.
Maintenance has been completed, water is back in and planning has started at McKeon Swim School, which hopes to see swimmers doing laps again by the June long weekend.
Mrs McKeon has her fingers crosses but said it will all come down to when the NSW Government says they can have 20 or more swimmers inside.
"Early June would be good but we just don't know. I think they are waiting until after all the schools reopen full time and people are back on public transport. We are starting to get a lot of phone calls from people asking "when are you open"?"
Mrs McKeon said up until now outdoor pools were restricted to a maximum of 10 people and no more than one person per lane. Very few have been open because it is not viable.
Mrs McKeon said Queensland has set a date in mid June for 20 people to be allowed back into pools which is the key number for the McKeon Swim Centre.
"If that comes into affect in NSW and includes indoor pools we will open at 20 people. It would just be for casual swimming, small aqua aerobic classes and maybe a squad," she said.
"Then hopefully for term three it will jump up to 100 people and that is when we will be able to open up the swim school itself. There are still lots of restrictions".
Mrs McKeon said it was strange to think most swimmers at or near the elite level had not been swimming at all during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Our coach James has someone doing some yoga classes on Zoom and that has been about it," she said.
"And Emma and David came home from the Gold Coast as soon as it was announced the Olympics were postponed.
"They have been here for about eight weeks now and doing a lot of gym work.
"We have had our pool empty for a lot of this time to take the opportunity to do some maintenance on it.
"It has recently been refilled so Emma and David have returned to the water in the last 10 days and been swimming once a day.".
Mrs McKeon said they were still taking it easy at this stage because the Olympic Games were still 12 months away.
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