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Fayetteville, Cumberland County pools, splash pads to adjust schedules


Fayetteville Cumberland Parks and Recreation pools and some splash pads will operate with adjusted schedules beginning Monday as traditional schools return to the classroom, according to a release.

Keith A. Bates Sr. Pool at College Lakes, Lake Rim Aquatic Center at Lake Rim Park, and Westover Aquatic Center at Westover Recreation Center will operate only on the weekend, Sept. 2–4.

Labor Day marks the last full day of swim season, the release said.

Pool hours of operation are:

  •  10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 2.
  •  1-6 p.m. Sept. 3.
  •  10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 4.

The cost to use the pools is:

  • Residents: $1 for ages 12 and under; $2 for ages 13 and older.
  • Nonresidents: $2 for 12 and under; $4 for ages 13 and older.

Splash pads remain open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. until Sept. 30. While school is in session, Gray’s Creek, Lake Rim and Spivey splash pads will open from 3 to 7 p.m., and E. Melvin Honeycutt and Massey Hill splash pads will open from 3:30 to 7 p.m. 

All splash pads are free to the public, the release said.

A list of all local splash pads and pools can be found at FCPR.us/Aquatics.

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