A SWIMMING pool had to close due to a child being sick into the water.

Prestwick swimming pool was forced to shut as a precaution.

The Bellevue Road leisure centre re-opened the following day after the incident on Thursday, August 15.

The council run facility was given a deep clean by staff to ensure no further contamination

.A spokesperson for South Ayrshire Council told the Ayr Advertiser: “Prestwick Swimming Pool was closed on Thursday, August 15 due to a child being sick in the water. The pool re opened on Friday, August 16 at 7.15pm after cleaning. All customers were advised of the closure and alternative arrangements were put in place.”