The pool was opened in May 1969 and underwent several changes and refurbishments before being demolished after a new sports centre was built a few hundreds yards away on the fomer Queen's Park annexe site. The old site is currently being redeveloped as an all-weather sports pitch
Here work continues on the foundations for the pool
The pool was popular with serious swimmers and families alike
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The concrete diving board was completed before the glazing was put in
It was a long way down from the high board if you chickened out!
Crowds flocked to the Queen's Park - but had to stick to strict rules which included no 'bombing' or 'petting' in the pool!
The building was a popular destination and meeting place
And the iconic glass structure above the pool was a key Chesterfield landmark
The pool was used by serious swimmers for training
Cllr Adrian Kitch and Mrs Inger Kitch re-opened Queen's Park swimming pool after renovation work in 2009
The water slide was a big bit with kids - and the the young at heart!
Work began on building the new Quuen's Park Leisure Centre in 2014
Corrie star Kym Marsh came to visit the newly-opened centre in 2016
The purpose-built centre has a range of sports facilities, alongside the pool
The new pool
It was a sad day for many in 2017 when the old pool building, home to so many memories was demolished