Just in time for climbing temperatures, the area’s public pools and splash pads have opened for the season. Here’s what you need to know before slathering up the sunscreen in Mount Dora and Tavares.
MOUNT DORA’S LINCOLN AVENUE POOL Pool guests can enjoy open swim sessions, take lessons or just swim laps. Admission to the pool is $2.00 and children under age 2 are admitted for free. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in the pool. The adult must be actively participating with the child in the water. Monthly passes are $24 per month and $50 for a family.
On June 6, the American Red Cross will start group swim lessons. The 30-minute swim lessons are Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Additional information about the pool, open swim, new aquatic programs and swim class registration can be found on the City's website.
Hours of Operation (starting June 6): Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m Saturday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m Sunday: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m TAVARES SPLASH PAD Located at Wooton Park on the downtown Lakefront, the Tavares seaplane-themed splash pad reopened on April 30 for weekend fun. It will be open seven days a week beginning on June 6 for kids to cool off throughout the summer. Admission is $2 for anyone entering the splash pad’s fenced areas. Season passes are available at The Prop Shop at the seaplane base. . Hours of Operation: June 6 through early August: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. seven days a week EUSTIS AQUATIC CENTER This public pool is located in Ferran Park. The City did not respond to requests for the facility's hours and admission cost, however residents can call the City at 352-589-4040 for details.