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Ann Ball’s testimonial

Hi, My name is Ann, and I first joined Pool of Life (POL) in 2011. I live in South Liverpool with my husband Ian, and our two gorgeous Westie dogs […]

Lockdown Poems by Caroline

Intro   Life and Lockdown have inspired me to write poems. I just kind of write about experiences of my own and of family and friends. Having the time with […]

Weekend away photograph

Weekend Away 9th – 12th November

  This weekend 19 Pool of Life members embarked on their bi-annual weekend retreat to the beautiful Plaish Park retreat in Shropshire. We arrived mid-afternoon to a really warm welcome of home-made cookies and a ready-made log fire. We had a chilled Friday night as always, with pizza, chips and […]

Welcoming Faith to our Family

Fresh from our trip to Florence, where we paddled among the finest breast cancer dragon boat teams in the world, we held an incredibly moving naming ceremony for our new boat. We already have Hope, so it was fitting to call our new boat Faith. Faith has been funded by […]

Our new boat

Pool of Life gets a new boat

Thanks to the charity fundraising efforts with Sainsbury’s East Prescot Road, Pool of Life have been able to purchase a new boat. Our existing boat, Hope, has welcomed hundreds of breast cancer survivors and supporters and will continue to do so. The new boat will enable us to get even […]

Dragons and Flowers Festival, 2018

In glorious sunshine, teams from as far afield as Bournemouth and Donegal came together to join in the 2018 Dragons and Flowers event. As ever, the Pool of Life members worked tirelessly to ensure everyone got a real flavour of what it is like to be in a boat, paddle […]

BDA event 29 April 2018

Pool of Life recently took part in a BDA event at the water sports centre. They competed in the ladies category, against a number of other teams, some of whom have qualified to represent GB in upcoming international events. The weather was gloomy and the conditions were difficult, but it […]