Columbia Parks and Recreation is planning the opening of city pools for the summer. Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center, 1900 Blue Ridge Road, will open May 25 for Memorial Day weekend. Pool hours for the holiday weekend will be 12 to 5 p.m., all three days.
Lake of the Woods Pool, 6700 St. Charles Road; Douglass Family Aquatic Center, 400 N. Providence; and Little Mates Cove, 2500 Chapel Hill Road will open May 31.
Pool fees for the summer vary by facility: at Lake of the Woods Pool and Little Mates Cove, admission is $1.75 for youth between 2 and 15 years of age and $3.00 for adults 16 and older. Patrons at Douglass Family Aquatic Center pay $1.25 admission and Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center admission is $2.75 for youth between 2 and 15 years of age and $4.00 for adults 16 and older.
Coupon books and aquatic season passes are available as well.
Following are pool schedules for the summer. Pool hours are subject to change:
Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center-12 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Lake of the Woods and Douglass Family Aquatic Center-1 to 7 p.m. Monday and Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Little Mates Cove at Twin Lakes-11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 573.874.7460.