City pools opening in June

Published 8:25 am Wednesday, May 13, 2015

It’s almost time again for the city’s public pools to open their doors to swimmers of all ages.

The Tom Byrne Park city pool will open Monday, June 1. Admission will be $1 for 15 and younger, and $1.50 for 16 and older. Public swimming times will be Mondays through Saturdays, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The pool is closed on Sundays.

There will also be swimming lessons, offered Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon, and Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

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The Houston Avery Park city pool will have regular swimming Mondays through Fridays, at 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. There will also be a special adult swimming time, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at $1 per person as well.

Houston Avery Park will also have swimming lessons Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until noon, with a cost of 75 cents per lesson.

For more information on the Houston Avery Park pool, call Vangela Franklin at (251) 294-2167.

Registration soon for swimming/tennis lessons

Registration is beginning soon for swimming and tennis lessons at Tom Byrne Park.

Registration for the first session of swimming lessons at Tom Byrne Park pool will be Tuesday, May 26, from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Small group lessons will be offered Monday through Friday, with each class being one hour each day at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Session I will be Monday, June 1, through Friday, June 19. One-on-one lessons will be offered Tuesday and Thursday nights, with each class being held for 30 minutes at 5:15 p.m., 5:45 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. The cost is $35 per student, per session.

Tennis lessons will be taught at 9 a.m., Monday through Friday. Each session will be one hour in length, and the cost is $35 per student, per session.
There will also be two other sessions offered during the summer, with the following dates:

• Session II — Registration is Monday, June 15, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Session II is Monday, June 22, through Friday, July 10.

• Session III — Registration is Monday, July 6, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Session III is Monday, July 13, through
Friday, July 30.

For more information on lessons, call Shelia Rogers at (251) 368-8280 or (251) 294-2120.