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GR pools, splash pads open for summer season

Posted at 6:30 AM, Jun 03, 2019

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- School’s out for the summer, marking the 2019 pool season starting Monday, June 3.

In Grand Rapids, the pools at Briggs Park, Martin Luther King Park, and Richmond Park open at 1 p.m. Monday, with the first 100 swimmers at each pool getting free summer swag.

The city's 13 splash pads in neighborhood parks will also be open, coinciding with the end of the school year to give Grand Rapids youth a safe and fun place to play throughout the summer.

The pools are open from 1 to 7 p.m. Admission for Grand Rapids residents is $1 for kids 17 and younger and $2 for adults. Non-resident admission is $4.