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Charlotte, NC-The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department will close its outdoor swimming pools for the season on Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2010 at 6 p.m. These pools are:

This year Park and Recreation partnered with Wendy’s to offer free swimming lessons to more than 2,400 individuals at both of its outdoor pools.

“We look forward to partnering again with Wendy’s next year to provide such a valuable service to our community.  Wendy’s and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation are saving lives," said Aquatics Manager Genni Reel.


Park and Recreation spraygrounds will continue to operate daily until September 6.  After September 6, the spraygrounds will operate on WEEKENDS ONLY (September 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26).  All facilities will close for the season on September 26.  In 2011, the outdoor pools and spraygrounds will operate under the same summer schedule from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Spraygrounds are FREE and offer water sprays, nozzles, streams and spouts for children (and sometimes adults) to play under. Spraygrounds are located in: