City swimming pools will open Monday

Published 11:38 am Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Atmore city pools at Tom Byrne Park and Houston Avery Park will open for public swimming Monday, June 2.

At Tom Byrne Park, the cost is $1 for swimmers 15 and under, and $2 for swimmers 16 and older. The pools are open Monday through Saturday, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

At Houston Avery Park, the cost is $1 for all swimmers. The pool is open Monday through Thursday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. There is also an opportunity for pool rental Saturday or Sunday, for a four-hour block of time anytime between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. The rental fee is $75, with additional fees for lifeguards.

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Houston Avery Park will also have children’s swimming lessons for $0.75, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Adult swimming lessons are $1 and are held Monday, Wednesday or Friday, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

For more information on the Tom Byrne Park pool, call (251) 368-8280 during pool hours, or (251) 294-2120. For more information on the Houston Avery Park pool, call (251) 294-2167 or (815) 519-1035.