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Lexington pools cut back when school starts

Lexington's pools and aquatic centers will change hours starting Aug. 12 to coincide with the beginning of classes in Fayette County Public Schools.

Most pools and aquatic centers will close for the season at 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Schools open Aug. 13.

The Shillito Pool and Woodland Aquatic Center will remain open through Labor Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

On Aug. 22, a Friday when schools are closed, the Shillito and Woodland Park facilities will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Labor Day hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit the Division of Parks and Recreation Web site at or call (859)288-2900.