IT'S TIME FOR SUMMER SWIMMING
Opening of 30 seasonal pools throughout the City
Los Angeles - The Department of Recreation and Parks opened 30 seasonal pools at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2008. On the same day, 16 year-round facilities began their summer schedule, with longer hours at all locations. For the 10th consecutive year, children age 17 or younger, seniors age 65 or older, and the disabled can swim for free at all City pools.
The Department offers lap, recreational and adaptive swimming, plus water exercise. Various locations offer private and group lessons as well as lifeguard training and team sports such as diving, water polo and synchronized swimming. Seasonal pools will be open daily through Labor Day, which is Monday, September 1.
For more pool information, call the Aquatics Division at (323) 906-7953, or visit the Department website: http://www.laparks.org/.
Jane Kolb: (213) 928-9294