SWIMMING pools at Darlington's Dolphin Centre have been temporarily closed after a child fell ill.

Darlington Borough Council announced that the main pool, diving pool and toddler pool are all closed until 6.30am Friday, February 15 due to a child being ill and the need to carry out a full sanitisation process in line with pool water safety guidelines.

The training pool will reopen at 3.30pm on Wednesday, February 13.