Posts tagged with "pools"

Gunfire causes early closure of pools in the city of Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 14, 2016

This story has been updated.  Some pools in the city of Atlanta closed early on June 13 after reports of gunfire at Oakland City park. Anne Torres, director of communications for the mayor’s office, released the following statement about the closures on Tuesday afternoon, June 14: Protecting the safety of the children and families in City […]

DeKalb County closes aquatic center after questions about lifeguard certifications

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 28, 2015

DeKalb County has severed ties with a contractor providing lifeguard services to the Browns Mill Family Aquatic Center because the company couldn’t demonstrate its lifeguards are certified. The center will be closed until July 30, a press release from the county says. The closure comes after an 11 Alive report found that a lifeguard at the […]

Just keep swimming: Area pools opening for the summer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 23, 2015

Three of the city of Decatur’s pools are opening today, May 23, and other pools around DeKalb are opening up this month, too. Ebster, Glenlake and McKoy Pools will all be open to the public today, according to the city’s Be Active Decatur blog. For a list of hours of operation of city of Decatur […]

Swimming around – An insider’s guide to local pools

Posted by May 22, 2014

This story has been updated. By Dena Mellick, contributor School is coming to a close, Memorial Day is around the corner, and pools across the country are preparing to open. So what are the options on this side of metro Atlanta when it comes to getting the kids out of the house and into the […]

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