Phoenix Pools Open May 25; Still Space in Swim Programs, Classes

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của May 17, 2013 Kids at Paradise Valley Pool. With triple-digit temperatures already a regular and unwelcome guest in Phoenix, it will soon get a lot easier to cool off when cty of Phoenix pools open for the 2013 season on Memorial Day weekend, from 1 to 7 p.m. May 25 to May 27. Pools then will reopen for full summer operating hours at 1p.m. on June 1. The 2013 season will run through July 28; pools are open from 1 to 7 p.m. six days a week (all pools will be closed Fridays). Eleven pools also will remain open weekends in August through Labor Day.* Daily admission at Phoenix city pools is $3 for adults and $1 for seniors age 50 and over and youth age 17 and under. A season pass for a family of four is $75 ($7 for each additional family member). A pass for an individual senior or youth is $20; adult passes cost $30. The Kool Kids program is back again this summer, bringing free pool admission to all youths ages 17 and under at select city pools. Kool Kids is made possible through the generous financial support of the Oakland A’s, Milwaukee Brewers, Salt River Project, Watermill Express, Subway and Pepsi. Teaching kids is the foundation of the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department’s water safety mission, and this year the department will continue to use the swim lesson program known as “Starfish Swim School.” This program was developed by Starfish Aquatics Institute, one of the largest lifeguard, swim instructor and pool operator certifying agencies in the United States. The new program descriptions make it easier for parents to find a class that fits their child’s ability and needs. There is still space in many swim classes and programs, including all levels of swim instruction and swim and dive team programs. Swim lessons cost just $15 and joining swim and dive teams costs just $45, which includes practices four days a week through early July and several meets at city pools. Each city pool has its own webpage featuring one-click online registration for every class and swim program the city offers. The schedules and complete city pool information is viewable online at Information also is available by phone at 602-534-6587 or by sending email to * The pools open weekends in August are David C. Uribe, El Prado, Encanto, Falcon, Hermoso, Maryvale, Paradise Valley, Pecos, Perry, Sunnyslope, Washington. Media Contact: David Urbinato 602-262-4994

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