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Monday, June 29, 2009

TOP STORY >> Outdoor pools open for summer

By JULIA HOFHEIMER
Leader staff writer

Local outdoor pools have opened their doors for the summer, providing much-needed relief for parched area residents.

Splash Zone, located at 201 W. Martin St. in Jacksonville, is open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

It costs $4 per person to swim. Twenty-punch passes are available for purchase, saving patrons $20 over 20 visits.

Cabot Municipal Pool, located at 502 Richie Rd., is open seven days a week from 1-6 p.m.

Entry costs $3 per person, and those under four years old or over 60 years old swim for free.

Season passes are $75 per person or $125 per family. Visit the Veterans Park Community Center to purchase passes.

Sherwood boasts three outdoor pools, all under the direction of the Bill Harmon Recreation Center.

Indianhead Pool is located at 33 Deerfield Dr., Fairway Pool at 800 S. Fairway Ave. and Thornhill Pool at 2201 Thornhill Dr. All three pools are closed on Monday, open from 12-6 p.m. on Wednesday, from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday and from 12-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

At all three pools, entry is $4 per person. Family passes are available for $100 for families of five or fewer members.

Beebe City Pool, located at 709 Ballpark Rd., is open from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 10:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The pool is closed on Sunday.

It costs $4 per person to swim. Season passes are available for $45 per person and $125 for families of five or fewer members.