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Prescott Pool looks to July 23rd opening

Stay Safe guidelines require creative scheduling

 

PRESCOTT—Pool Manager Kyra Hartley is happy to announce: “We hope to be open by the 23rd of July, I am very excited!”

Due to the Stay Safe proclamation there will be some new rules at the pool: 1) all patrons must wear a mask when they are not in the water, 2) all staff will wear a mask unless they are on a high guard chair with a 6-foot perimeter, and 3) there can be no more than 25 people in the water at a time and no more than 5 in a section of the pool.

Open Swim:

The pool will be split into 5 sections this year to follow the guidelines above. Patrons can reserve sections of the pool in 1 hour and 45-minute time slots. This will also give them a corresponding section of the pool deck to set up their group. If a group has more than 5 patrons then they can book multiple sections of the pool at a time but will need to stick to those sections only. When you purchase a pool pass with cash or check you can book up to 3 time slots in advance to secure a swim time.

Swim Lessons:

For children that can support themselves in the water and swim, there can be four kids in a class with one instructor. The instructor will be wearing a mask on land. For children that cannot swim, the instructor will be on land with a mask and the children in the pool will need an adult to be in the water with them. This means that there can be two children in a swim class, each with a parent.

Water Aerobics and Lap Swim:

There are 10 total water aerobics spots and five lap swim spots. This is due to the demand for the shallow end of the pool for water aerobics.

Pricing:

• Pool Pass:

In 99348 Zip Code:

Family Pass - $75

Individual Pass - $35

Out of the 99348 Zip Code:

Family Pass - $95

Individual Pass - $45

• Swim Lessons: 2-week session, 5 days a week, 30 minute sessions

In 99348 Zip Code: $20

Out of the 99348 Zip Code: $35

Open swim times:

12:15-2:00 p.m.

2:15-4:00 p.m.

4:15-6:00 p.m.

To book a rental from 7:15-10:00 p.m. call in advance.

Weekends Add: 10:15-12:00

6:15-8:00 a.m.

Swim lessons:

10:30-11:00 a.m.

11:00-11:30 a.m.

11:30-12:00 p.m.

6:00-6:30 p.m.

6:30-7:00 p.m.

To purchase pool passes, secure swim times and swim lesson spots, Call Carol Anderson between 9 and 10 a.m. at the Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District Office at (509) 849-2314.

 

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