CINCINNATI - Cincinnati pools are open for an additional week. Mayor Mark Mallory and Attorney Stan Chesley announced that 10 of the city’s pools will stay open for an extra week this summer.
The mayor and city council funded the city pools in this year’s city budget, 24 pools through Aug. 11.
However, Chesley was inspired by the heat wave to raise $25,000 that was matched by $25,000 from the Cincinnati Recreation that will keep ten pools open until school starts.
In addition, the funding will allow almost all pools to have free admission for the rest of the year.
The exception is the Otto Armleder pool located at Dunham, which will have reduced $2 admission, down from $5.
The 10 city pools that are staying open for an extra week are: the Otto Armleder, the Pleasant Ridge, the Ryan, the Evanston, the Lincoln, Mt. Adams, the Mt. Washington, the Hartwell, the Dickman, and the Oakley Pools.
In a press release Mallory says, “Stan Chesley always comes through for Cincinnati’s young people.”
The pools were selected based on their high attendance and geographic diversity.
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