The pool opened at noon Saturday, May 26, for the 2012 summer season. The pool will close for the season on Sept. 4, after Labor Day.
“We have a great staff this year,” Scott said.
LaFayette city manager Frank Etheridge said 15 American Red Cross certified lifeguards on staff for the summer.
Public swimming at the pool is from noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. Hours for “late dippers” are 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Beginning on Aug. 12, days of operation will change to Thursday-Sunday and Labor Day.
Admission is $4 per person, children younger than 3 are admitted free. Season passes cost $100 for a family (up to five members) and are $40 per individual. A concession stand will be open at the pool.
Residents can reserve the pool for private parties for up to 100 swimmers. The fee is $75. Party hours are Friday from 7-8:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 6-7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 6-7:30 p.m.
A snack area is available, but if serving a meal plan on reserving a shelter through the recreation office.
Swim lessons also will be offered at the pool for children age 4 and older. The fee is $50. Students will be grouped according to their swimming ability, either pre-beginner or beginner 1, and not by age. The morning class begins at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday and evening class starts at 6 p.m. One-week sessions will be held for the weeks beginning June 4, 11 and 18. Enrollment is limited, so early sign-up is encouraged. Lesson registration will not be taken by phone.
For more information, call 706-639-1590 or visit cityoflafayettega.org.