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Media Release – Department of Parks and Recreation to Open City Swimming Pools Starting this Friday, June 4

Posted on June 2, 2021


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 2, 2021

 

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO OPEN CITY SWIMMING POOLS STARTING THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 4

Due to Limited Lifeguards, Pool Schedule Will Rotate Until July 30

(JACKSON, Miss) – City of Jackson swimming pools begin to open this Friday, June 4, 2021. The pools will be open on a rotating schedule from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday. Due to a limited number of lifeguards, the city will have a different pool open each day through July 30. Admission is $2.00 for those ages 17 and under and $3.00 for ages 18 and over.

 

As the city is able to hire more lifeguards, additional days will be added to the schedule. If you are a certified lifeguard or interested in getting your certification and working with the City of Jackson this summer, please reach out to Deputy Director Abram Muhammad at 601-960-0716.

 

The pool schedule below is subject to change. Please visit the City of Jackson website www.jacksonms.gov for the most current schedule.

 

  • Fridays- Grove Park, 1905 Northside Drive, Jackson, MS 39213

 

  • Saturdays- Calvary Christian Forest Baptist Church, 2855 Oak Forest, Jackson, MS 39212

 

  • Mondays- Vine Street Park Facility, 318 Vine Street, Jackson, MS 39213

 

  • Tuesdays- VA Legion, 4500 Officer Thomas Catchings Drive, Jackson, MS 39209

 

  • Wednesdays- Emmanuel Ministries Church, 627 Porter Street, Jackson, MS 39204

 

  • Thursdays- Russell C. Davis 2080 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Jackson, MS 39203

 

*** Terry Road (New Horizon Ministries) and Mill Street (Soul City Church) will provide their pool services but they will provide their own respective pool schedules. ***

 

 

 

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