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Next phase of reopening the city’s pools beginning week of May 24

5/25/2021

The City of Gainesville’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has scheduled the next phase of reopening the city’s pools beginning this week (week of May 24).

The diving boards, splash pad and rock wall will be open. The City is committed to restoring operations for all recreational activities in a safe, incremental approach for all neighbors.

Cherry pool will be open regular hours on Monday May 31, Memorial Day. Just a reminder Cherry pool is only open for lap swimming and program use at this time. Due to an issue with the pool liner, H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool will remain lap swim and program use only. The City expects the repair to begin this fall.

Hunter pool will be open for lap swim 6-9a.m., and will have recreational swim blocks for reservations 10-12p.m., 1-3p.m. and 4-6p.m. on Monday May 31, Memorial Day.
Advance reservations are required as pool capacity is limited at this time. Neighbors may register as early as 3p.m. Friday to reserve a spot on Saturday or Sunday. Hunter pool: 352-334-2191 open 3 p.m. Friday, May 28.

Pool Hours: Monday – Friday: 6a.m. - 3p.m. Lap swim only Saturday & Sunday: 12-2 p.m.; 3-5 p.m. Lap swim and Family swim (by reservation)

Read the complete guidelines: https://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/rec/Aquatics/Documents/2021-Guidelines%20for%20Swimming-Hunter-Spring.pdf

 

Mickle pool will be open on weekends beginning this Saturday, May 29. Open for family swim on weekends. Advance reservations are required as pool capacity is limited at this time.
Two-hour blocks are by reservation, 12-2p.m. and 3-5p.m.
Reservations can be made by calling the pool (352-334-2190) after 3p.m. on Fridays to make a reservation or you can make your reservation online.

Check out this link for more info:https://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/rec/Aquatics/2021-Mickel-Guidelines%20for%20Swimming%20Spring.pdf



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