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Area swimming pools open for summer season

Posted on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

The swimming pool at Tims Ford is open five days a week. (Tennessee State Parks photo)

The swimming pool at Tims Ford is open five days a week. (Tennessee State Parks photo)

The Moore County swimming pool is now open for summer.

The pool is open from noon until 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The cost for ages 18 and over is $4; cost for kids ages 4-17 is $3. Children ages 3 and under are admitted free.

To schedule pool parties or for more information about season passes, contact Hunter Case at (931) 307-4397.

Last year, with the help of Brown-Forman, the county was able to make a number of upgrades to the community pool.

Needed repairs were made to the diving board, while new furniture and a new privacy fence were also added.

Tanning chairs, picnic tables, a slide and the diving board were among the improvements made.


Fayetteville City Pool

The Fayetteville City pool opened for the summer on Saturday, May 24.

Admission is $5 daily, or a punch card may be purchased at the Recreation Center for $40. This card is good for 10 visits, and anyone in the family can use this card. After the card has been punched 10 times, the holder will receive one free visit.

Cards must be purchased in person at the Rec Center.

Pool hours are Monday through Friday from 1 until 6 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m.

Pool parties may be scheduled during pool hours by calling (931) 433-1612. Charges for pool parties vary according to length of time and number of guests attending the party.

Swim lessons are currently being scheduled. Contact the Fayetteville Rec Center at (931) 433-6059 for additional information.


Tims Ford State Park

Tims Ford State Park’s pool is now open for the summer season.

The pool is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. It features a diving well with a high and low dive.

Admission is $4. Cabin and campground guests receive half off admission. Children ages 2 and under are free.

Located on the Tims Ford Reservoir, the 2,200-acre Tims Ford State Park sits in the shadows of the Cumberland Plateau in south-central Tennessee.

For more information, contact 931-962-1183.


Fall Creek Falls

Fall Creek Falls State Park’s pool is now open for the summer season.

The Fall Creek Falls pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. The park offers an Olympic-sized pool, in addition to a wading pool. Modern bathhouses and a snack bar are available. The pool is closed on Tuesdays.

Admission is $4 per person for ages four and older. Cabin and camping guests pay half price. Lifeguards are on duty and the pool is accessible to persons with disabilities. For more information about season pool passes, pool rental parties or other pool information, call (423) 881-5642.

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