Stay cool at the pool this summer



The Pleasanton City Pool staff invites everyone to come out and have some fun in the sun with them this summer! Pictured, from left, sitting: cashiers Angeline Navarro, Lyssa Ramirez and Ilysa Ramirez; middle row: Pool Manager Brandon Jenkins, Kinsley Moore, Emalee David, Erica Santee, Head Guard Gracie Hernandez, Tristen Ramirez, Natalie Miranda and Head Guard Loryn Hardy; top row: Chase Troell, David Garcia, Harrison Gaenzel, Chase Murphy, Mariano Gutierrez, John Zamora, Grant Troell, Eli Hunt and Dylan Hernandez. REBECCA PESQUEDA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The Pleasanton City Pool staff invites everyone to come out and have some fun in the sun with them this summer! Pictured, from left, sitting: cashiers Angeline Navarro, Lyssa Ramirez and Ilysa Ramirez; middle row: Pool Manager Brandon Jenkins, Kinsley Moore, Emalee David, Erica Santee, Head Guard Gracie Hernandez, Tristen Ramirez, Natalie Miranda and Head Guard Loryn Hardy; top row: Chase Troell, David Garcia, Harrison Gaenzel, Chase Murphy, Mariano Gutierrez, John Zamora, Grant Troell, Eli Hunt and Dylan Hernandez. REBECCA PESQUEDA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Summertime is in full throttle and you can’t beat the heat without heading down to the Pleasanton City Pool which officially opened to the public on Tuesday, June 4.

The Pleasanton City pool offers a fun, cool, relaxing way to spend the long hot summers. They offer a variety activities including swim lessons, water aerobics and even private parties! There is even a concession stand at the pool that offers a variety of snacks.

Summer hours of operation are Tuesday through Thursday from 1-5 p.m. and 7:15-10 p.m., and Friday-Sunday from 1-10 p.m. Open swim hours are subject to change on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings due to pool rentals.

Pleasanton resident rates are: 4 years and under -$1; 5 years through 17 years – $2; 18 years through 54 years – $3 and Seniors 55 years and up – $2.

General admission are: 4 years and under – $1; 5 years through 17 years – $3; 18 years through 54-years – $4 and Seniors 55-years and up – $2.

Summer pool pass, limited to one entry per day: 4 Years and under: $40; 5 years through 17 years: $50; 18 years through 54 years: $60; 55 years and older: $40.

Pleasanton residents are asked to please bring proof of residency (i.e. driver’s license, utility bill, car insurance, etc.) for the discount, otherwise you will be charged general admission.

Swimming Lessons

Two different class times for all skill levels are available. Each class time is limited to 20 students to ensure that every student is receiving the proper attention. They must also be at least 4 years of age (if your child is 3 years of age please contact us). Swimming lessons are available Tuesdays through Fridays; 10-10:30 a.m. and 10:30- 11 a.m.

The classes consists of eight 30 minute sessions which are instructed by certified lifeguards

Fees are $50 for the two-week session, payable at the Pleasanton Civic Center.

Classes for water aerobics will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 6-7 p.m.

You can see all available sessions by visiting their website at www.pleasantontx.gov/departments/ pool/index.php

Participants must be 15 years or older. There is a $2 fee per class. You can purchase a $20 punch card that has 10 entries with the 11th class free at the Pleasanton Civic Center or at the pool.

Pool Rules

Children under the age of 14 yrs old must be accompanied by an adult

All persons must shower before entering pool

All persons must comply with orders of the lifeguards

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK (only bottled water)

No one with a cold sore or infection may enter pool

No Spitting or blowing nose in pool

No running or wrestling allowed on sidewalks or pool area

Diving at permitted areas only

Only one person allowed on diving board

Swimming permitted only when lifeguard is on duty

No alcoholic drinks permitted in pool area

No profanity permitted

Only regulation bathing suits allowed in pool area

No pets allowed

No Styrofoam floats allowed in pool

No refunds due to weather

No bills over $20

The pool is located at 1414 Downey Dr. in Pleasanton, behind the Sports Complex. For further information, please contact the Pleasanton City Pool at 569-3996 or the Civic Center at 569-5904.

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