Midnight swims and cinema under the stars to kick off in Thessaloniki

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Locals and visitors in Thessaloniki will be able to enjoy a leisurely midnight swim, while watching a movie under the stars as of Thursday, August 1.

“Midnight swims” is a unique summer event organised by the municipality of Neapolis Sykes and will take place at the local municipal swimming pool. The premiere will kick off on August 1, as announced by Dimitris Abatzidis, chairman of the Municipality of Neapolis Sykeon Municipality.

“On August 1st we will be launching an event where the public can have a leisurely swim under the stars while watching a surprise movie, which will be revealed on the night. Depending on the response, we will see how we proceed with future screenings. We are hoping to be able to offer this event at least once a week,” Abatzidis said.

The municipal swimming pool, he noted, is very popular and is known as the cleanest and best swimming pools in Macedonia. “People are very interested and participate in all the training programs but the one that is by far the most popular is aqua aerobics. There are times where more than 80 people are in the pool. It is done by qualified trainers, from Monday to Friday morning at 10 am, 3 pm and 8:30 pm “, said Mr. Abatzidis.

The swimming pool is an Olympic size pool and is open every day of the week from for the public and training programs are all available for people of all ages.