Mayor Jackson and Other Officials Launch 2013 Outdoor Pool Season

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson, City officials, community members and children will gather at Lonnie Burten Pool, 2511 East 46th Street on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. to launch the opening of the 2013 pool season.  All outdoor pools will be open this summer Wednesday through Sunday from noon until 7:30 p.m. In addition, outdoor pools will open on Monday and Tuesday when the temperature reaches 85 degrees or higher. City spray basins will open seven days per week when the temperature reaches 80 degrees or above.  Indoor pools in City recreation centers are open Monday through Saturday as usual.  There are no charges or admission fees for any City of Cleveland pool, spray basin or recreational program.

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In addition to the outdoor pool opening, the City is announcing the return of the Summer Meals Program.  City of Cleveland recreation centers, Cleveland Public Libraries and other partnering locations throughout the City are serving lunches to all children 18 years and younger.  There is no charge to children or their families for the meals.

For a complete listing of all free summer activities offered by the City of Cleveland, call 216/664-2561 or visit the City’s website at www.city.cleveland.oh.us.