Seymour Parks and Rec announces pool schedule

The Seymour Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing for the hot summer months.

Department officials say that the Shields Park pool will be open from May 28th through August 8th. The hours are Monday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday hours are noon to 5 p.m. Admission for adults and children ages six to 17 is $3 for the afternoon session and $2 for the evening session. Toddler admission, for children ages three to five, is $1 for each session. Seymour Parks and Rec says that season passes for Family, Adults, Children and Seniors are available, as well as Lap Passes and 30-day Family Passes.

For those wanting their children to take part in swim lessons, parks officials say that they will be held in two sessions: June 20th to the 30th and July 11th to the 21st. These lessons will be offered in two time slots: 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. to 5:45pm. Officials say that the cost for each child, age four and up, is $30. Each additional child is $25. The deadline to register for the June session is June 17, while the deadline to register for the July session is July 8.

Parks and Rec adds that Summer Aquatic Exercise Classes will be offered from June 13th through August 3rd. These include Shallow Aquatic Exercise and Deep Aquatic Exercise Classes. The fee for each Shallow Aquatic Classes is $5, while the fee for each Deep Aquatic Classes is $3. Officials add that Summer Passes are also available for $200.

To register your children for swim lessons, or for any questions regarding the pool, you should call the Shields Park Pool Office at (812) 523-7665.