Thursday, June 21, 2012

Free Swimming this Summer and a few More things to do

This blog is supposed to--occasionally, at least--discuss things in Hyattsville and the surrounding area, right? But, it's been awhile since I talked Hyattsville things. So, getting back to the basics, I wanted to mention that kids ages 6-17 can swim for free at several area pools on Friday & Saturday after 4 pm.

To do the free swimming, the child just needs a youth ID, which is free to all youths ages 6-17. Just stop by a community center to get one (you'll need a birth certificate if you don't already have a SmartLink account for the child). Parental supervision is required for all children under the age of 11. The pools included in the free swimming are:

Ellen Linson Pool 
5211 Paint Branch Parkway,  College Park, MD
301-277-3717; TTY 301-446-6802

Fairland Sports & Aquatics Complex
13820 and 13950 Old Gunpowder Road, Laurel, MD
301-362-6060; TTY 301-362-6090

Glenn Dale Splash Park
11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard, Glenn Dale, MD
301-352-8980; TTY 301-446-6802

Hamilton Splash Park
3901 Hamilton Street , Hyattsville, MD
301-779-8224, 301-853-9115; TTY 301-446-6802

J. Franklyn Bourne Memorial Pool
6500 Calmos Street,  Seat Pleasant, MD
301-350-4422, 301-583-2572; TTY 301-446-6802

Lane Manor Splash Park
7601 West Park Drive , Hyattsville, MD
301-422-7284, 301-853-9115; TTY 301-446-6802

North Barnaby Splash Park
5000 Wheeler Road, Oxon Hill, MD
301-894-1150, 301-446-6800; TTY 301-446-6802

Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD
301-583-2400; TTY 301-583-2483

Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool
6122 Sargent Road, Chillum, MD
301-853-9115; TTY 301-446-6802

Theresa Banks Memorial Aquatics Center
8615-A McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD
301-772-5515/16; TTY 301-446-6802

Lastly, I went ahead and updated the calendar of events. It includes a tie-dye event, live animal show and free jazz concerts. There are just a few things at present, so send me anything interesting you think would be great for the calendar. That's it for today. Tomorrow is my review of Disney's Brave.

-Hyattsville Mom

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