The City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation will open Cedar Beach and Mack swimming pools for the 2014 season on Saturday, June 7.
Jordan and Irving pools will open on Saturday, June 14.
“We’re hoping for a fantastic summer,” said Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation John Mikowychok. “Our pools are a great place to cool off and have some fun.”
Daily admission is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 4-to-17 at Cedar Beach, Mack and Jordan pools. At Irving Pool the cost is $2.00 for anyone age 4 and over.
The pools are open to the public daily from 12 noon until 7pm.
Allentown’s two free spray park locations at Buck Boyle Park and 5th and Allen Street Park will also open on Saturday, June 7. Hours are also 12 noon to 7pm daily.
Buying a pool pass for the summer is a great, inexpensive way to spend time with your family! Swim passes are an excellent value.
Season Pass Rates:
Cedar Beach, Mack & Jordan Pools – $50.00 for City of Allentown residents ages 4-to-59. Resident Family Passes can also be purchased for $150.00; which includes up to four persons, of which two may be adults. New this summer, resident Active Military and Veterans may purchase a discounted season pass for $25.00!
The season pass fee is $80.00 for non-residents ages 4-to-59. Non-resident seniors age 60+ and non-resident active military and veterans will pay $50.00 for a season pass. Non-resident families can purchase a season pass for $300 which includes up to four persons, of which two may be adults.
Irving Pool- $20.00 for anyone age 4 and over.
City of Allentown residents over the age of 59 are eligible for free swimming passes. In order to claim a pass, senior citizens must come into the Recreation Office with proof of residency and a photo ID.
Residents are also urged to mark their calendars for Family Water Safety Day at Cedar Beach Pool on Friday, June 27. There is free admission to the pool for all participants from 10:00am-11:00am; daily rates apply after 11:00am. Activities include educational stations on boating and river safety, shallow water rescues, deep water improvised rescues, lifejackets, and emergency response training.
For information on Allentown’s four municipal pools or spray parks, season passes and programs, contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 610-437-7750.
Consult the city’s Adventure Allentown guide or visit www.allentownpa.gov/parks for information on special events at city pools throughout the summer.