July is Parks and Recreation Month at Community Pools

Cara Hallam

With the summer heat expected to crest 100 degrees in the coming weeks, the City of Turlock will be providing fun activities at each of the community pools to celebrate July as Parks and Recreation Month.

Each pool will feature various activities Monday through Thursday, including: Music Monday, where guests can enjoy swimming while listening to a variety of music; Game Day Tuesday, where staff will lead games such as Marco Polo, Sharks and Minnows, and more; Wacky Wednesday, where noodles, rings and other swimming-related toys will be available for guests to enjoy; and Fitness Thursday, where staff will lead fitness activities both in and out of the water.

Pool fees are $1.00 for youth, ages 4 to 17, and $2.00 for adults, ages 18 and over. Children age 3 and under get in free with a paying adult.

Community pools include the Turlock and Pitman High School pools, and Columbia Pool located in Columbia Park. Recreational swim is open at the community pools during the following days and times:

Turlock High School Pool
– 12:15 to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
Pitman High School Pool
– 12:15 to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Columbia Pool
– 12:15 to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
– 12 noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

To learn more about the City of Turlock’s Aquatic Programs, visit http://www.turlock.ca.us/citydepartments/parksrecreationfacilities/recreation/aquatics/ or call (209) 668-5594.

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