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City of Sparks 2019 Summer Swim Schedule Announced for Outdoor Venues

Sparks, NV – With the heat of the summer season just around the corner, the City of Sparks is scheduled to open the designated swim area at the Sparks Marina Park and the outdoor pool at Deer Park beginning May 25, 2019. Following is the outdoor swim schedule (weather permitting):

Sparks Marina Park – Location: 300 Howard Drive, Cost: Free. Recreational swimming is permitted in the designated swim area at the north beach only:
• May 25-27, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• June 1-2, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• June 8 – Aug. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Aug. 17-18 and Aug. 24-25, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The public is encouraged to keep the Sparks Marina a safe, inviting place for everyone by observing the following:

• Do not distract the lifeguards while they are working. Questions should be directed to the Alf Sorensen Community Center at (775) 353-2385.
• In the case of an emergency, call 911.
• Children under eight years of age must have an adult with them in the designated swim area at all times. Keeping your child within an arm’s length is a good policy to follow.
• Toys, rafts, noodles, etc. cannot be used in place of swimming ability or for water safety purposes.
• Groups of 25 or more must make a reservation.

Deer Park Pool – Location: 1700 Prater Way, Cost: Youth (under 18 yrs.) – $3; Adult (18 yrs. – 54 yrs.) – $5; Senior (55 yrs. & older) – $4. Family (up to 6 members) – $15.

Recreational swimming in the heated, zero-entry pool at Deer Park is as follows:
• May 25-26, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• May 27, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• June 8 – Aug. 11, weekdays 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and weekends 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Aug. 17-18, Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Sept. 2, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A ‘$2 Tuesdays’ promotion is offered for all ages at a reduced rate of $2 per person.

Swim lessons are conducted at Deer Park pool in two-week sessions (eight lessons), June 10 – August 1. Lesson times are 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

Take advantage of the Super Summer Swim Pass and Summer Youth Pass valid at Deer Park pool and the pool at Alf Sorensen Community Center, 1400 Baring Blvd. Cost: $168 ($140 for residents of Sparks) includes four children and two adults; Summer Youth Pass – $48 ($40 for residents of Sparks).

For more information, call (775) 353-2385 or go online to www.cityofsparks.us.