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Summer Swim Sale
Park & Rec offers discount admission at three area pools. "We don’t want price to be a barrier to safe swimming, especially for kids this summer," says James Alsop, the parks department’s Branch Manager for Enterprise Services.

Sizzling Swim Sale at Mecklenburg County Pools

With Admission Price Cut to a Dollar (or Even Less)

Charlotte, NC -Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department announces a "Sizzling Swim Sale" at its three outdoor swimming pools, just in time for the start of summer. The sale includes a new admission charge of only $1 for everybody, every day. Admission WAS adults $4, seniors $3, children 18 and under $2. This sale also includes a variety of free swimming opportunities plus buy-one-get-one-free admissions for many special events and activities. The Sizzling Swim Sale is effective immediately.

"We don’t want price to be a barrier to safe swimming, especially for kids this summer," says James Alsop, the parks department’s Branch Manager for Enterprise Services. "We want to maximize use of our outdoor pools with lifeguards. We want to do everything we can to reduce drownings. We want more people to learn how to swim. Supervised pools are the safest place to swim."

Specifically the Sizzling Swim Sale includes free and reduced price opportunities for the remainder of the summer swimming season. Admission is $1 everyday and for everybody except as follows:

  • Senior Sundays: All senior citizens (62 and older) admitted free, every Sunday with ID
  • USA Pride Day (July 4): buy-one-get-one-free admissions to those wearing red, white, and blue
  • Tuesday and Thursday Swim Lessons: Buy-one-get-one-free for anyone who can’t swim
  • Designated "Bring a Pal Days" (June 24, July 18, Aug 18): Buy-one-get-one-free admissions
  • Free snorkeling and kayak classes on designated days
  • Team Spirit Day (August 3): Wear a team logo and get buy-one-get-one-free-admission
  • Food Drive Day (September 2): Donate two canned food items to Metrolina Food Bank, get in free
  • Saturday Water Fitness Classes: Buy-one-get-one-free admissions (Cordelia Pool only)

A list of these special designated offers is available at the parks department’s Web site www.parkandrec.com. Calendars of these opportunities are also available at each outdoor pool.

The Sizzling Swim Sale is effective immediately at Mecklenburg County’s three outdoor pools:

  • Cordelia Pool, 2100 North Davidson Street
  • Double Oaks Pool, 2605 Double Oaks Road
  • Revolution Pool, 1201 Remount Road

Pool hours are weekdays: Noon - 6 p.m., Saturdays: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sundays: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Last year 10,850 people paid admission to these pools.




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