City Pool Lifeguards for the 2021 summer season are: Front row-Colby East, Teagan Roberts, Natalie Bichsel, Shelby Raisch, Whitney Shinn and Jackson Thompson. Back Row-AJ Shoemaker, Alavia Burton and Jacob Pickard. Not pictured: Shelby Wright and Caitlin Saunders.

The Monroe City Pool opened in traditional style on Memorial Day welcoming the summer swimming season despite the cool weather. Youngsters braved the 60-degree weather to make a splash. The pool saw 20 swimmers on opening day.

For the 2021 swimming season the City Pool will be open every day from 12-7 p.m. weather permitting.

Water aerobics and special night events will be offered, with times to be announced. The cost for the aerobics is $3 per visit.

A daily pass to the pool ranges from $2-5 depending on the persons age, with season passes available. This year the cost for one child’s season pass is $70, with other options available for more than one child.

This year the pool will be managed by Manager Sally White and Assistant Managers Caitlin Saunders and Bob Kendrick. Lifeguards include

There will be no rafts, tires, lifejackets, balls, floaties, puddle jumpers, lounges, chairs, glass containers, snorkels or fins allowed in the pool. Appropriate swimwear is required, cut-offs or denim material will not be allowed.

Babies must wear a swim diaper. Children under the age of 6 years old must be accompanied by a parent, adult or teen at least 15 years of age or older. Baby Sitters or Daycare Providers are responsible to watch the children they bring. There must be at least one adult per four children 6 years old and under. The City Pool reminds the public that pool personnel are not babysitters.

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