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May 20th, 2008
From the city of San Marcos: Rio Vista pool to open for summer

From the city of San Marcos

Rio Vista Swimming Pool will open Friday, May 23, for the summer season at Rio Vista Park.

Pool hours for the Memorial Weekend are Friday, May 23, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday through Monday (Memorial Day) from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Entry fees are $2 for youths and $3 for adults. Children under age 5 are admitted free. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Season passes are available for $40 for youth, $60 for adults and $150 for family at the Activity Center. For more information call the aquatics program at 393-8280.

During the summer, the pool is open Tuesdays through Sundays and is closed Mondays. Adult swim hours are 12 noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. Hours for open swim are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 12 noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Rio Vista Swimming Pool offers flume slides, a state-of-the art water playground, new pool decking and bath houses. The pool has a fully accessible ramp for people with disabilities.

Programs available to the public include swimming lessons for all ages, Guard Start Junior Lifeguard program, and adult swims at noon.

Special events this summer include Dive-In Movie, Splash Jam, Family Swim Nights, and a Red White and Blue Fourth of July. Event information is listed on the city’s parks department Web site.

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