Area residents can get cool in the pool now that Columbus' city pools are open for the 2008 season.
Pool hours are noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, said Carson Revell of the Columbus Parks & Recreation Department. They're reserved for private pool rentals on Mondays and Tuesdays, he said.
For Muscogee County residents, pool admission is $1 for kids 11 or younger, $2 for those age 12-17, $3 for those 18-54 and $2 for folks 55 or older, he said. It's an extra $1 for out-of-county residents.
Swimmers are required to get ID cards, which can be issued at the pools. Adults need to show photo IDs; children need a Social Security number or birth certificate.
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The public city pools are:
Psalmond Road Leisure Pool, 6800 Psalmond Road in Midland; 706-568-7091.
Shirley B. Winston Leisure Pool, 5025 Steam Mill Road; 706-653-4967.
Rigdon Park Leisure Pool, 1835 Riverland Drive; 706-687-5813.
Double Churches Olympic Competition Pool, 2300 Double Churches Road; 706-494-7775.
More information is online at www.columbusga.org/parks/Pools/pools.htm.