People in the Black Country are angry that windows at a public baths have been covered up because some people do not want to be seen swimming.
Walsall Council has put film over windows at Darlaston Leisure Centre's windows after groups, including Muslim women, complained.
Other swimmers are angry that the pool has now lost its "pleasant views and open air feel".
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But Walsall Council said the changes were simply a minor adjustment.
Pauline Poole, a retired legal secretary of Willenhall, Walsall, said she was angry because the council had not given anyone the chance to discuss it first.
Councillor Anthony Harris, Walsall Council cabinet member for leisure and culture, said: "The same measures were taken at Bloxwich Leisure Centre around 10 years ago, in response to requests from the community there.