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Published: 5/18/2005

Public Pools

Residents of northwest Ohio have a number of options when it comes to finding a public pool, whether for splashing around with the kids, swimming laps or killing a day in the sun.

Here s a rundown of some of the public pools in the area:

Toledo: The city has 12 public swimming pools that open June 17 and close Aug. 14. The addresses, fees and hours follow:

COMPLEX POOLS (large pools with diving boards): Detwiler, 3901 290th St., 936-3417; Highland, 1800 South Ave., 936-2865; Ravine, 290 Dearborn Ave., 936-3014; Willys, 1375 Hillcrest Ave., 936-2928. Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Children 5 and under free. Children 6-12 and senior citizens, 75 cents. All others: $1.50.

INTERMEDIATE POOL: Roosevelt, 910 Dorr St., 936-2501. Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Free admission.

WATER PLAY PARK: Savage, 645 Vance St., 936-2807. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Free admission.

JUNIOR POOLS: Ashley, 141 Knower St., 936-2503; Collins, 624 Reineck Drive, 936-3013; Navarre, 1001 White St., 936-3064; Pickford, 3000 Medford Drive, 936-2863; Jamie Farr, 2000 Summit St., 936-3072; Wilson, 3253 Otto St., 936-3071. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Free admission.

Archbold: The village s Ruihley Park Swimming Pool opens May 28. Hours will be Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 1-8 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. The pool will be closed from 5 to 7 p.m. in July. Season passes are available May 27 at the pool. A family pass is $50 and includes all members and children up to 18 years of age. A single pass is $20 for persons older than 2 years old. Daily admission is $1.50 for adults and children. Children 2 and under are free. Lap swimming, public and private swimming lessons, and water aerobics available. Call 419-445-2268 for more information.

Bowling Green: The Family Aquatics Center opens May 31 and operates on a varied schedule throughout the summer. The weekday hours of operation May 31-June 10 are 3:30-7 p.m. for open swim. Weekday hours June 13-Aug. 5 are 1:30-5:15 for open swim and 6:30-8:30 for adult and family swim. Weekday hours Aug. 8-26 are 1-7 p.m. Weekend and holiday hours from May 28-Aug.28 are 1 to 7 p.m.

Daily admission is $3 for students and adults, and $1 for children under 6. Season passes for city residents are $90 for a family [up to four people] and $5 for each additional person. Season passes are $110 for nonresident families and $5 for each addtional person. Adult season passes are $45 for city residents and $55 for nonresidents. Student and senior season passes are $35.

Delta: The Delta pool will open after school is out for the summer, usually the first week of June. It stays open until the weekend before school starts in August. Individual cost is $2 per visit; a family season pass is $70, and an individual season pass is $30. Hours of operation are 1-8 p.m., weather permitting, Sunday through Friday. Saturday hours are 1-5 p.m. The pool is in Delta Park, off Taylor Street near the Pike-Delta-York High School.

Fostoria: The Fostoria Community Water Park, 549 River St., will be open June 11-Aug. 14. Hours Saturday through Thursday are 1-7 p.m. Friday hours are 1-8 p.m. Daily admission is $3 for children and $4 for adults. Season passes are available, including discounts for members of the local YMCA.

Findlay: Riverside Pool in Riverside Park, 231 McManness, opens June 4. Hours Monday through Saturday are 12-5 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday hours are 1-6 p.m. Admission is $3 for those 4 years and older. Children under 3 are free. Season passes are available.

Fremont: The city s pool at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph St., opens May 28. Pool hours are weekdays 12-5:45 p.m. and weekends 12-6 p.m. Admission to the complex, which includes indoor basketball and volleyball courts is $4 for adults, $2 for children, and $1 for senior citizens. Non-resident rates apply and season passes are available.

Genoa: The village s swimming quarry on Washington Street opens on Memorial Day. Weekday hours are 1-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Weekend hours are noon-8 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children. Season passes are available.

Oregon: The city has an agreement that allows residents to use the outdoor pool at the Eastern Community YMCA on Pickle Road. The pool opens May 28, and hours are noon-8 p.m. After residents pay a $5 or $10 registration fee through the YMCA, admission is $3 for a family, $2 for an adult, and $1.50 for a youth.

Pemberville: The pool at Memorial Park on College Avenue will open Memorial Day weekend. Daily hours are 1-5 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is $2.50 per person, and a family season pass costs $200.

Perrysburg: The Municipal Pool, 227 Silver Maple Drive, and Three Meadows Pond, 700 Three Meadows Court, will be open June 4 through Aug. 28. Pool hours are 1 to 8:30 p.m. daily, except when closed for home swim meets between 4:30 and 7 p.m. Pond hours are 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. If purchased before the season begins, season passes for resident families are $60 for the first family member and $9 for each additional member. After the season starts, passes for residents are $65 for the first family member and $10 for each additional member. Prices are double for nonresidents and discounts are available for resident seniors. Single admission is $2 for residents, $5 for nonresidents, and free for children 5 and under.

Maumee: Rolf Park Pool, 2115 Cass Rd., will be open from June 4 through Aug. 26. The pool will be open from noon to 5:45 p.m. on June 4 and 5 and from 3 to 7:45 p.m. on June 6, 7, and 8. Beginning June 9, regular hours are 1 to 7:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5:45 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

If purchased before the pool opens, family season passes for city residents cost $55 for the first family member and $10 for each additional member. If bought after the pool opens, family season passes for city residents cost $65 for the first member and $10 for each additional member. All season pass prices are double for nonresidents. Single daily admission costs $3 for residents and $10 for nonresidents. Children 5 and under get in free if they are residents and for $3 if they are nonresidents.

Napoleon: The city pool in Glenwood Park on Glenwood Avenue opens May 28. Hours Sunday through Friday are 12:30-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Admission is $2.50 for those 18 years and younger and $3 for adults. Season passes are available.

Tiffin: The city s pool at Hedges-Boyer Park on Coe Street will open in early June, weather depending. A family swim will be offered weekdays 12-1 p.m. and on Fridays 5-8 p.m. Regular hours are Monday through Thursday, 1-8 p.m., Fridays, 1-5 p.m., and weekends, 1-8 p.m. Daily passes are $2 for youth, $4 for adults, and $9 for families. Season passes are available.

Walbridge: Aqua Terrace Pool opens June 6. Daily hours are noon-8 p.m. Admission is $2 per resident, or $3.75 per nonresident. Resident season passes are $110 per family, and $175 per family for nonresidents.

Wauseon: The city s Reighard Park pool, located just off Oak Street, opens June 2 (if school has no more make-up days). First day is a free swim. Daily fee is $2; evening swim from 6-9 p.m. is $1.

Family/senior hour is 5 to 6 p.m. A season pass for an individual is $35. Family passes are $70. Swim lessons are $15. Pool hours are Monday through Friday, and Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m. The pool is open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Woodville: The pool at Trail Marker Park near the corner of South Cherry and Erie Streets is expected to open Memorial Day weekend. Season passes will be available, and a daily rate will be set by Woodville Village Council in early May.



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