Once school starts, only 2 city pools will remain open
With the beginning of classes for most schools in Fayette County, the Lexington-Fayette County Division of Parks and Recreation Pools and Aquatics Centers will begin a limited operating schedule starting Aug. 13. Most pools and aquatic centers will close for the season at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The Woodland Park Aquatic Center and Shillito Pool will remain open until 7 p.m. Tuesday, then will operate on the following schedule through Labor Day: Monday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 7 p.m. On Aug. 22, when Lexington's public schools will not be in session, Shillito and Woodland Park pools will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Labor Day will be the last day of the season for those pools, which will be open that day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information, go to www.lfucg.com/parks or call (859) 288-2900.
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Library Link needs help
Library Link, a free library delivery service for the homebound run by the Jessamine County Public Library, is seeking adult volunteers who can make at least a six-month commitment to the program. Volunteers will work about four to six hours a month selecting, delivering and returning library materials. Each volunteer must have a valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance and must pass a criminal e_SDHpbackground check.
Contact Carol Grossi at (859) 885-3523, Ext. 252, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fun and games for ages 50 and older
The Bluegrass Regional Boomer and Senior games, for people 50 and older, will be held at Berea College from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 6. Games will include badminton, basketball, cycling, golf, racquetball, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Registration is 8 to 9 a.m. in the lobby of the Seabury Center. The cost, including a T-shirt and lunch, is $10. Golf is $16.50 and includes a cart.
Contact Randy Lawson at (859) 269-8021, Martha Beagle of Berea College at (859) 985-3573 or Paula Woodman at Berea Senior Center at (859) 986-8350. Go to www.bgadd.org.
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