Summer is near, and the Liberty County Recreation Department has a number of events, classes and opportunities to let residents keep cool in the pool.
Both the Hinesville swimming pool and the new pool at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway opened Saturday. The Hinesville pool is in Liberty Independent Troop Park on Highway 84. Hours are 2-6 p.m. daily. Admission is $2 per person. The pool may be reserved for private parties.
Monday and Wednesday evenings are family nights. From 7:15-9 p.m., only parents and children are allowed. Admission is $2 per person.
Swimming lessons for kids 4 and older will be offered at both pools in two-week sessions (Monday-Thursday) as follows: June 2-12, June 16-26 and July 7-17. Lessons start at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and at 6:10 p.m. Each class is 50 minutes long. The cost is $25 per participant for a two-week session. A limited number of slots are available.
Pools may be reserved for exclusive use by individuals or groups. The fee is $50 per hour for 25 or fewer people, $75 per hour for 25-50 people, $100 per hour for 50-75 and $125 per hour for 75-100. Reservations must be made through the LCRD office.
For more information, go to the LCRD’s website, www.lcrd.net, or call 876-5359.