FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 14, 2007

CONTACT: Wayne Avery, 908-527-4742
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746

 

Union County Pools Open for Summer Swimming

The Union County Department of Parks, Recreation and Facilities announces the opening of the county’s two public swimming pools. The Walter E. Ulrich Pool located in Rahway River Park, Rahway, will be open for the season from June 23rd through Labor Day, Sept. 3rd. The John Russell Wheeler Pool located in Wheeler Park, Linden, will be open for the season from June 25th through August 17th. 

Group swimming lessons will be held at Ulrich Pool beginning July 2nd. Applications are available at either pool office for all ages, beginner through adults. Pre-registration is required.

Open Swim sessions for Seniors and for People with Disabilities are held at Ulrich Pool on Mondays from 6-8 p.m. and at Wheeler Pool on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Admission to these special sessions is free.

Regular pool hours are as follows:

Walter E. Ulrich Pool:
Monday & Wednesday                   
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday        
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays


1:00-8:00 p.m.
1:00-6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

   

John Russell Wheeler Pool:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday     
Tuesday & Thursday                      
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays


1:00-6:00 p.m.
1:00-8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Daily Admission (proof of residency required for county fee):

 

County Resident

Non-County Resident

Youth (17 & under)

$4.00

$ 8.00

Adult (18 & over)

$5.00

$10.00

Seniors (62 & over)

$4.00

$ 8.00

The Ulrich and Wheeler pools are a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For further information, visit the Union County website: www.ucnj.org or call the Ulrich Pool (732-381-4045) or the Wheeler Pool (908-862-0977) for recorded information.