13 Cincinnati public swimming pools to open this summer time, four beginning Memorial Day weekend

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THIS IS A LITTLE ADDITIONAL STEP THAT YOU WANT YOUR CHILDREN TO ENJOY A NORMAL SUMMER AGA – SHERRI CEVALIER, WITH HER FOUR-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, LAST YEAR IN A PANDEMIC AND JUST DAYS BEFORE AND OUT OF POLAND. >> They know it was a little disappointing considering it was the height of summer so they didn’t have much to do. HELENA: NOT MUCH TO DO FOR A VIBRANT LITTLE GIRL LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE AND FRIENDS. BUT THESE SUMMER PARENTS LIKE CEVALIER are looking forward to their children who can splash together again. >> I love the pool opening and it’s so close that we’re just around the block. HELENA: THE CINCINNATI RECREATION COMMISSION, ANNOUNCING 13 POOLS, WILL OPEN FOUR THIS SUMMER OF YOU DUNHAM, MCKIE, PLEASANT RIDGE AND HIRSCH WHO OPEN THIS COMING WEEKEND. >> THIS LAST YEAR WAS JUST SO CRAZY AND I think it’s important that the kids get out, be around other kids and have fun. HELENA: SEVERAL PUBLIC PLAYGROUND AND POOLS HAVE CLOSED A LITTLE LAST YEAR. SOME GRADUALLY OPEN AND TIME YOU MAY VISIT THE POOL HAS BEEN LIMITED. This year you still need to make a reservation. THERE ARE TWO THREE-HOUR SWIMMING BLOCKS AT EACH POOL WITH A HALF-HOUR break between cleanings. The pools open at 12 noon on weekends, with a choice of a few open seven days a week. >> I’m very excited for the kids to have something to do other than running around and frolicking in the grass. HELENA: RAFEVEL GREEN WORKED FOR TWO YEARS IN THE MCKIE RECREATIONAL CENTER. >> I think around here there isn’t much to do as there are always lines of people waiting here. AND IF YOU DON’T CALL BEFORE GOING TO THE WAITING LIST. HELENA: AS A RELIEF FOR THESE POOLS, THE OPENING WILL OPEN THIS SATURDAY AT 11:30 AM IN THE RECREATIONAL CENTER.

13 public pools in Cincinnati will open this summer, 4 starting Memorial Day weekend

Updated: 11:43 PM EDT May 25, 2021

It already feels like summer and soon the kids in Cincinnati can cool off. The Cincinnati Recreation Commission announced that 13 pools will be open this summer. Four of them, Dunham, Mckie, Pleasant Ridge and Hirsch, will open this coming weekend. Several public playgrounds and pools closed for a bit last year. Some were gradually reopening and the times you could visit the pool were limited. This year you still need to make a reservation. There are two 3-hour swim blocks at each pool with a half-hour break for cleaning. The pools open at 12 noon on weekends, with a few open seven days a week. Rafevel Green worked in the pool The Mckie Recreation Center has been one of the places kids can swim Monday through Sunday for two years. He expects it to be full. “I don’t think there is much to do here so there are always people waiting out here and if you don’t call ahead you won’t be put on the waiting list,” said Green. For the pools that will open next weekend, reservations will be accepted from Wednesday May 26th. For the rest of the pools, reservations will begin on Friday June 4th. You can make a reservation here.

It already feels like summer and soon the kids in Cincinnati can cool off.

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission announced that 13 pools will be open this summer. Four of them, Dunham, Mckie, Pleasant Ridge and Hirsch, will open this coming weekend.

Several public playgrounds and swimming pools closed for a bit last year. Some were gradually reopening and the times you could visit the pool were limited.

This year you still need to make a reservation. There are two 3-hour swimming blocks at each pool with a half-hour break for cleaning.

The pools are open for lunch on weekends, with a few open seven days a week.

Rafevel Green has been working at the Mckie Recreation Center, one of the places kids can swim Monday through Sunday, for two years.

He expects it to be busy.

“I don’t think there is much to do here so there are always people waiting out here and if you don’t call ahead you won’t be on the waiting list,” said Green.

For the pools that will open next weekend, reservations will be accepted from Wednesday May 26th. Reservations for the rest of the pools will begin on Friday June 4th.

You can make reservations Here.