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City pools to open Saturday
Friday, September 25, 2020 by Elizabeth Pagano
In welcome though slightly unseasonable news, public pools will be opening for fall, beginning Saturday, Sept. 26. A press release from the city explains, after “careful consideration of the local characteristics of the virus and related community priorities,” that it has “been determined that these re-openings may proceed safely during Stage 3: Covid-19: Risk-Based Guidelines.” As risk stages decrease, more parks facilities could open. And if virus activity increases, amenities and facilities could close again. A city FAQ explains the new, modified pool operations, and the initial opening schedules are below.
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