Athens Municipal Pool to Open Saturday, May 31

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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Opening day for the Athens Municipal Pool is Saturday, May 31. The pool usually opens the weekend before Memorial Day, but lifeguards are still finishing their school schedule, we’re told.

The pool is at the Sportsplex on U.S. 31 near the Interstate 65 exit.

The summer hours for the pool will be Monday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 for those 12 and younger and $4 for adults. Season passes are available for $150 per family or $60 per individual. These passes are available at the Athens Recreation Center at 270 U.S. 31 North.

The pool also is available for party rentals. The cost is $75 per hour with a two-hour minimum rental with a maximum number of 100 people. It is available for rent on Saturdays from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

For more information, call Athens Recreation at 256-233-8740 or visit

-Information provided by the City of Athens