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Asheville pools to open for 2018 season in June

Recreation Park Pool will open for the season on June 2 and 3 from noon to 6 p.m. both days. The Malvern Hills and Walton Street pools are set to open June 9. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff)

As summer quickly approaches, Asheville is getting ready to open city pools.

Recreation Park Pool will open for the season on June 2 and 3 from noon to 6 p.m. both days. The Malvern Hills and Walton Street pools are set to open June 9.

Pool hours:

  • Malvern Hills Pool, 75 Rumbough Place: Noon - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 - 6 p.m. on Sundays.
  • Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Road: Noon - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 - 6 p.m. on Sundays.
  • Walton Street Pool, 570 Oakland Road: Noon - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 1 - 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Pool fees:

  • General admission: $3
  • 15-visit pass: $40
  • Individual season fall: $100
  • Family season pass: $150 (4 people)

The Splasheville spray play area in Pack Square Park remains closed for repairs.

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Swim lessons:

Swim lessons are available free of charge for school-age children and will be held Monday through Thursdays these dates:

  • First session: June 18-28. Registration opens June 11.
  • Second session: July 9-19. Registration begins July 2.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. at the pool of your choice.

Lesson times:

  • Recreation Park: 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.
  • Malvern Hills: 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.
  • Walton Street: 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Li’l Fin Fridays:

Li’l Fin Fridays is where children ages 5 and under can learn water safety and fundamental skills. Classes will be held at Malvern Hills and Recreation Park pools from 11 a.m. to noon. Parents are encouraged to participate. Space is limited to 15 per class.

  • Session 1: June 15, 22, 29, July 6
  • Session 2: July 20, 27, August 3, 10

The cost is $20. City of Asheville residents receive a $5 discount. Register online at www.ashevillenc.gov/parks.

Aqua fitness classes:

Aqua fitness classes will be held at Malvern Hills Pool for $2.

Times and dates:

  • 6:15-7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays June 19-August 9
  • 9:45-10:45 a.m. on Saturdays June 23-July 28

Doggie Dip:

Asheville Parks & Recreation closes the pool season with the fifth annual Doggie Dip on Sept 9 at Recreation Park Pool from noon-5 p.m.

The fee is $5 per dog/handler through September 8 and $10 per dog/handler the day of the event. Admission for spectators is $1. For information and to check out the rules, visit www.ashevillenc.gov/parks.

For more information on Asheville Parks & Recreation pools or programs, visit www.ashevillenc.gov/parks or call 828-259-5800.

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