Preseason maintenance and repairs are almost complete on the City of Asheville’s three swimming pools.
Work is complete at Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Road, and the facility has passed its annual inspection by the Buncombe County Health Department. The pool is scheduled to open Saturday, June 10. Pool hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call the pool at (828) 298-0880.
Maintenance is almost complete at Malvern Hills Pool, 75 Rumbough Place. Inspection is scheduled for Friday, June 9 and the pool is scheduled to open Saturday, June 10. Operating hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call the pool at (828) 253-1164.
Final repairs to Walton Street Pool, the city’s oldest and most historic pool, 570 Walton Street, have been made and are drying. The pool will then be filled, with a final inspection scheduled for Tuesday, June 13. The pool is scheduled to open Wednesday, June 14. New this year, the Walton Street Pool will be open seven days a week. Regular hours are noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call the pool for more information at (828) 253-1143.
Regular admission at all pools is $3 per person. Multi-visit, family, and season passes are available. Free swimming lessons are also available on varying schedules at all three pools. To register or for more information, please visit the pool of your choice.
For more information on pools and all Asheville Parks and Recreation programs, visit www.ashevillenc.gov/parks or www.facebook.com/aprca or call (828) 259-5800.