Lewis Park outdoor Pool. (Photo by Kim Stallknecht)
After a year-long hiatus, the Lewis Park outdoor pool is about to reopen.
You can take your first dip on Monday, May 31st.
“The team at Courtenay Recreation are carefully following Public Health Orders (PHO) and all activities at the pool this season will need to be reserved in advance,” the City of Courtenay said in a release.
Reservations can be made in two week increments for length swims, open swims and Aquafit classes.
All pool program information will be released on Tuesday at www.courtenay.ca/rec.
Starting Monday, May 17th, you can begin reserving spots for the following pool activities only:
- Length swims
- Open swim
- Adapted swim
- Aquafit classes
- Swimming lessons.
Registration for all other summer programs starts May 31st.
According to the city, the safety of participants and staff is Courtenay Recreation’s top priority.
The pool will be operating at reduced capacity according to both PHO and British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association guidelines.
Equipment will be limited to flutter boards, personal flotation devices and fitness belts, and will be disinfected after each use.
The change rooms will not be available, so come prepared to swim.
As per current Public Health Orders masks are required in the dry areas of the pool and the washrooms.
View the detailed guidelines and safety plans for the Outdoor Pool at www.courtenay.ca/safetyplans
For more information call the Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371 or the Filberg Centre at 250-338-1000 or check for pool program information online starting May 11 at www.courtenay.ca/reconline