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Baltimore City pool hours extended in response to code red heat alert

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Posted at 9:10 PM, Jul 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-25 06:49:34-04

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks announce that City pools will operate on an adjusted schedule due to the code red heat alert Monday.

Normal swim hours are suspended and pools will operate with two-hour open swim sessions with a 30-minute intermission.

Neighborhood and walk-to pools will remain open an additional two hours and park pools will remain open an additional 90 minutes.

RELATED: Code red heat advisory issued for Monday in Baltimore

Hours are as follows:
 
Neighborhood and walk-to pools will operate three swim sessions:
 
12 - 2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Capacity: 100 swimmers per session
 
Park pools will operate four (4) swim sessions:
 
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. or dusk
 
Capacity: 300 swimmers per session
 
Program schedules at Patterson and Lake Clifton Park Pools will remain the same.
 
All swimmers must exit the facility at the end of each two-hour swim session. At the end of intermission, swimmers must pay the admission fee to enter/re-enter the pool.
 
This rotating schedule provides all swimmers an opportunity to enter the pools on days when attendance is high and gives staff the opportunity take breaks from the heat. Visitors are encourage to be patient, stay hydrated and wear sunscreen.
 
Admission to Baltimore City park pools is $2 per two-hour session and $1 per two-hour session for neighborhood walk-to pools.
 
For more information, please call BCRP’s Aquatics Division at 410.396.3838.
 

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