2 CRC pools open Saturday, early bird membership available

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Take a dip in the pool on Saturday – specifically CRC's McKie and Pleasant Ridge Pools. These two new pools are ready for their grand openings just in time for the summer season.

Both pools will have grand openings on Saturday, May 25. McKie's grand opening will be held at 11:30 a.m. (1655 Chase Ave., 45223) and the Pleasant Ridge grand opening will be held at 1:00 p.m. (5915 Ridge Ave., 45213).

McKie's new pool is part of a $4.2 million renovation which included the McKie center and the grounds. As part of the upgraded look, the McKie Family Aquatic Center has a new sprayground, new pool decks and a new pool filtration system. The McKie pool also has an ADA accessible chair lift.

The Pleasant Ridge Aquatic Center has been upgraded with a $1.4 million renovation and features a new sprayground, and a new, zero-depth entry stainless steel wading pool. The new lap/dive pool will be equipped with two ADA accessible forms of entry and there will be new shade structures.

There are only a few days left to be part of the CRC Summer with a discounted pools membership. Early Bird pools membership specials ($5-10 off) are only available until May 25, and only online at cincyrec.org.

Early Bird specials at Dunham Otto Armleder pool for individual memberships are $50.00 ($10.00 off) and family memberships are $140 ($10.00 off).

Similar to 2012, youth and senior discounted memberships, for all other CRC pools are available for $15.00 ($5.00 off), adult memberships are available for $25.00 ($10.00 off) and family memberships (up to six people) are available for $65.00 ($10.00 off).

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