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THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY’S THREE AQUATICS CENTERS WILL OPEN FOR 2012 SEASON FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ON SATURDAY, MAY 26

May 14, 2012

Admission to All Aquatics Centers will be FREE on Saturday, May 26

Opening Day is 3 Weeks Earlier than Previous Years

 

WHO:               The Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s three Aquatics Centers

WHAT:             Will open for the 2012 season

WHEN:             On Saturday, May 26, 2012, in time for Memorial Day Weekend.

 

This is approximately three weeks earlier than the Centers opened in 2011.

“I am excited to announce that this year our Aquatics Centers will be open in time for the Memorial Day Weekend holiday,” said Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. “This is an important part of the District’s ongoing efforts to increase accessibility and provide more options for Cook County residents, especially young people, to enjoy our offerings all summer long.“

 

WHERE:           The Aquatics Centers are located at:

WHEALAN POOL AQUATIC CENTER, 6200 W. Devon Avenue, east of Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago;

CERMAK FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER, 7600 W. Ogden Avenue, west of Harlem Avenue, at the Des Plaines River, Lyons;

GREEN LAKE FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER, 1100 River Oaks Drive, Calumet City.

 

OTHER:            The complete 2012 schedule for all three aquatics centers is:

DATES

May 26 – May 28

May 29 – June 1

June 2 & 3

June 4 – 8

June 9 – September 3

Hours

11am – 7pm

CLOSED

11am – 7pm

CLOSED

11am – 7pm

 

ADMISSION FEES:  Admission to all Aquatics Centers is FREE on Saturday, May 26. For the rest of the summer, rates are:

 

Children 3 & under: FREE

Children ages 4 to 12: $3.00

Adults (12 years & older): $5.00

 

Note: Family Aquatic Pass is $125.00/family of 5. An Individual Aquatic Pass is $75.00 (Individual Aquatic Passes may be used at the Whealan Aquatic Center ONLY.)

 

Special event rentals of the facilities for the 2012 summer season will also be available.

Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County