Park District's Indoor Pools Make First Big Splash
Rooney, Timothy S., Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer
The weather might be a bit chilly for an outdoor swim, but the Streamwood Park District has just the solution.
Their indoor pools are open today for the first time.
"We're all very excited," said spokeswoman Susan Swartz. "It's been a long time waiting for this."
The lap and leisure pools are part of the $7.6 million recreation center at 550 S. Park Blvd. They were supposed to open in December along with the other recreation areas, but were hindered by construction delays.
The Park Place recreation center opened last month to rave reviews from the many students who attended while on spring break.
Swimming lessons begin today.
Other programs will be on the pool schedule, including:
- pen swim Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. …