GR hosts parties to kick off pool season

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It’s time to bring out the bathing suit.

Grand Rapids will be celebrating the start of the swimming season with parties at each of its three pools starting at 1 p.m. Monday.

The first 100 swimmers at each pool will get free swag. They can choose between a beach ball, a pair of sunglasses or popsicle. 

All pools and splash pads will be open on a daily basis throughout the summer, except for July 4.

For exact pool and splash pad hours and rules, visit the city’s website.

Grand Rapids’ city-owned pools:

  • Briggs Park Pool 350 Knapp St. NE
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park Pool 900 Fuller Ave. SE
  • Richmond Park Pool 1101 Richmond St. NW

Splash pads found throughout Grand Rapids:

  • Aberdeen Park 2230 Eastern Ave. NE
  • Campau Park 50 Antoine St. SW
  • Cherry Park 725 Cherry St. SE
  • Fuller Park 300 Fuller Ave. NE
  • Gerald R. Ford Academic Center 851 Madison Ave. SE
  • Heartside Park 301 Ionia St. SW
  • Highland Park 523 Grand Ave. NE
  • Joe Taylor Park 1030 Bemis St. SE
  • Lincoln Park 231 Marion Ave. NW
  • Mary Waters Park 1042 Lafayette Ave. NE
  • Mulick Park 1632 Sylvan Ave. SE
  • Roosevelt Park 739 Van Raalte Drive SW
  • Wilcox Park 100 Youell Ave. SE

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