With the recent hot weather, City of Lethbridge staff have been working daily to prepare the outdoor pools for opening. Henderson Pool is slated to open Monday June 10 and Westminster Outdoor Public Pool opening on Saturday, June 15.
Henderson Pool will open its doors on Monday, June 10 with school group bookings during the day and open swim from 4 – 7 p.m. weekdays and 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The hours will extend to the regular summer schedule from June 29 – September 2, open to the public from 12 – 8 p.m. 7 days per week. On statutory holidays, the pool will be open 1 – 7 p.m.
Henderson Pool has proven to be a popular summer stop featuring waterslides, a climbing wall, diving board, drop slide and the Rotary Spray Park. It is also fully accessible for the community by offering a zero-depth entry pool and accessible change rooms. The ENMAX Centre provides an on-site concession for visitors inside the pool facility.
Westminster Outdoor Public Pool is opening on Saturday, June 15 with a free swim to celebrate YQL Neighbor Day and a free swim for dads on Sunday, June 16 for Father's Day. Both days the pool will be open from 12 – 7 p.m. Following that, the pool will be have open swim from 4-7 pm on weekdays, and lane swim from 7-8 p.m. There will be lane swim from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and open swim from 12 – 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Summer hours begin on June 28 with extended hours daily.
Henderson Pool is owned by the City of Lethbridge and operated by Recreation Excellence. Westminster Outdoor Public Pool is owned by the City of Lethbridge and operated by the Westminster Neighborhood Association. For information on all City owned pools visit www.lethbridge.ca/leisure . All outdoor pools are subject to weather changes and may be shut down if the weather is not favorable or safe for outdoor swimming.
Jason Freund, Recreation and Culture Programming Manager
City of Lethbridge