Donner Aquatic Center set to open Memorial Day weekend

COLUMBUS, Ind. — While the water may be chilly, many youngsters are still expected to attend Saturday‚Äôs opening of the Donner Aquatic Center.

This holiday weekend, public swimming sessions will take place from noon to 6 p.m on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week, the hours will be 1 to 6 p.m.

No public swimming sessions will take place from Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4, due to the Jaime Miller Swim Meet.

But on Monday, June 5, the aquatic center will be open from 1 to 6 p.m.weekday afternoons, and from noon to 6 p.m. on weekends. Beginning Aug. 3, public sessions will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and from noon until 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays. The final public swimming session of the year will be Sunday, Aug. 13.

Since the last public session was held, the city has invested about $996,000 into the Donner Aquatic Center. For that reason, Columbus Parks Associate Director of Recreation Nikki Murphy says she anticipates a full season without unexpected interruptions or limited capacities.

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