The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is extending open hours at the outdoor pool into the month of August. The new schedule will begin on Thursday, August 1, as follows:
- Monday-Friday: 100-meter Lap Swim from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Monday-Friday: Kiddie/Shallow Open Swim from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Wednesdays: After-school Open Swim from 3-8 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday: Open Swim from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Please note that hours are subject to change based on the participation of swimmers, a press release said. The last day of the season for open swim will be August 17. Additional events include:
- August 7: Senior Citizens’ Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
- August 18: Puppy Pool Party, 4-6 p.m.
The outdoor pool is on Providence Road, across from the Oak Ridge High School.
For more information on aquatics programs, facilities, and operating hours through the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department, call the Civic Center front desk at (865) 425-3450 or visit the department’s website at http://orrecparks.oakridgetn.gov/.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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