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Area Pools Set To Close For Season

(Photo Supplied/ Fort Wayne Parks)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  As back-to-school time approaches, that means its time for the area pools to pull their plugs on another summer.  According to the Fort Wayne Parks and Rec Department, City Pools will begin the process of closing this week as staff prepare to go back to school.

Due to this loss of seasonal staff, there will no longer be the required number of certified lifeguards needed to operate the pools safely. The final day to enjoy the Aquatic Centers at McMillen Park and Bob Arnold Northside Park will be Saturday, August 5th, for normal public swimming from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.

They will close for the season at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. In the meantime nine area Water Playgrounds will remain open until further notice.


Buckner Park 6114 Bass Road 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Franklin School Park 1903 Saint Marys Avenue 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Kreager Park (Taylor’s Dream) 7225 North River Road 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
McCormick Park 2300 Raymond Avenue & Holly Avenue 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Memorial Park 2301 Maumee Avenue & Glasgow Avenue 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Promenade Park 202 W. Superior Street 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Robert E. Meyers Park Inside North Gate of Parkview Field on Jefferson Blvd. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday, on days with no scheduled events)
Shoaff Park 6401 St. Joe Road 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Waynedale Park 2900 Koons Street & Elzey Street 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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