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City pool schedule released

June 5, 2018

Press Release
For Immediate Release
June 5, 2018
City pool schedule released

Summer is officially here! Tyler Parks and Recreation pool season kicked off on Saturday, June 2 with the opening of Fun Forest pool, located at 900 N. Glenwood Blvd.
Fun Forest pool will be open from through Aug. 11 and its daily schedule is as follows:
• Tuesdays through Thursdays from 1 to 6 p.m. for open swim
• Lap swim is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. 
• Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 7 p.m. for open swim
• Closed on Sundays and Mondays
Admission to Fun Forest pool is free, but children ages 12 and under must have an adult present with them at all times. Youth 13 to 18 years of age must have a signed emergency card to enter without an adult.  Parents or legal guardians can fill out emergency cards at the pool. Once submitted, the emergency card is good for the summer season.
All swimmers must have swim suits to get into the pool and the spray ground. No undergarments under swim suits or cotton can be worn in the pool.
Tyler Transit is offering free transportation for children who want to go to the Library or Fun Forest Pool through Aug 31. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, please contact Debbie Isham, special events/recreation manager, at (903) 531-1214 or visit our website at
About the Tyler Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department provides oversight for the City’s open spaces, athletic complexes and recreation ally oriented programs for the use of all citizens. Staff members diligently maintain a proactive maintenance program for over 26 park areas including oversight of maintenance activities on 23 playgrounds, traffic islands and medians, landscaping at City buildings and cemeteries and the downtown square. They also provide for the propagation of seasonal and perennial plant materials utilized in the Parks beautification programs, as well as the maintenance of over worth of trees in the Parks system. The mission of the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is to improve the quality of life for our citizens and guests by providing superior parks, cemeteries, recreational and tourism opportunities. Our vision is to provide residents and visitors with attractive outdoor spaces that are well maintained while continuing to be fiscally responsible. Learn more at

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