Vol. 19, No. 29

May 4, 2000

Keep cool this summer by joining the Outdoor Pool

Memberships are now on sale for a summer of fun at the Outdoor Pool, located near the Ice Arenas off Route 896. Among recent improvements at the pool this year are new outdoor furniture and an expanded picnic area on the deck. Two six-foot-long tube slides, dubbed the "Big Blue Splash, are a special feature for kids of all ages. The pool season begins Sunday, May 28.

Cost for UD employees is $165 for a family membership (add $10 for each additional person after the first four) and $90 for an individual membership.

The cost for community members is $190 for a family (add $10 for each additional person after the first four) and $100 for an individual, who must be at least 13 years old.

Registratio ns are being accepted at the Gold Ice Arena from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Regular pool hours are

Mondays-Fridays, May 29-June 9, noon-6 p.m.;

Mondays-Fridays, June 12-Aug. 4, noon-8 p.m.;

Mondays-Fridays, Aug. 7-Aug. 25, noon-7:30 p.m.;

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, May 28-Aug. 27, noon-7 p.m.; and

Labor Day weekend. Sept. 2-4, noon-7 p.m.

For further information, call 831-2868, 831-6475 or visit the web site at [http://www. udel.edu/outdoorpool].