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Maintenance issue delays opening of Walton Street Pool; other pools open


Walton Street Pool update:


Asheville Parks & Recreation maintenance staff have encountered an issue that will result in the delay of the opening of the Walton Street Pool.

The pump and the motor have broken and need to be replaced. The parts are on order and we have installation scheduled to be done as soon as possible. Following that, staff will need to fill, add chemicals and balance, cycle, then have inspections completed.

Because of this, the estimated date of opening of the Walton Street Pool is on June 27.

The City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department announces the following schedule for the 2016 swimming pool season.


Original story:

In honor of Memorial Day and the nation’s military families, come celebrate the start of summer with Pool-a-Paloosa on Monday, May 30, at the Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Road. From noon to 6 p.m. there will be with live entertainment, swimming and lots of fun.  Active and non-active military personnel get free admission with a military I.D.  On June 4 and 5, the pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Beginning June 11, the pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 6 p.m.  Sundays. For more information, call the pool at 828-298-0880.


Malvern Hills Pool, 75 Rumbough Place, will open June 11. Regular hours are noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.  For more information, call the pool at 828-253-1164.


Because of a maintenance issue, the Walton Street Pool, 570 Walton Street, is now estimated to open June 27.  Regular hours are noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the pool for more information at 828-253-1143.


Regular admission at all pools is $3 per person. Multi-visit, family, and season passes are available.  Free swimming lessons are also available, with two sessions, one in June and the other in July. Register for swimming lessons in person at one of the City’s three pools.


For more information on pools and all Asheville Parks and Recreation programs, visit or the Asheville Parks & Rec Facebook page or call 828-259-5800.

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