City of Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool adjusts hours after first week with COVID-19 sensitive measures
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 22, 2020) – The City of Oak Ridge outdoor pool is back open for the season with some COVID-sensitive measures and after its first week of operation, Recreation and Parks staff have decided to adjust the hours of operation.
Instead of having three, 2-hour blocks – it will now offer two, 3-hour blocks. The new times will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All other precautions, as detailed below, remain the same.
Since the pool water is being treated with chlorine, a disinfectant that wipes out the virus, the main focus will be following social distancing and repeatedly sanitizing commonly used areas.
The following changes to attendance are in effect:
The following health safety precautions are being taken at the pool area:
Swimming lessons are canceled until further notice. The little pool outside and indoor pool at the Civic Center remain closed through the summer. Public parking is available at Oak Ridge High School and signage is posted to direct drivers.
For further information, please call the Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450.