History club meets Tuesday

LAWRENCEVILLE - The History Helpers Club, designed to help preserve the history of Gwinnett County, will research three historical topics per year and will help enrich public knowledge of local history.

This program is open to the public and meetings are free. The topic for Tuesday is Civil War and Gwinnett County. For more information, call the Gwinnett History Museum, 770-822-5178.

Pools open for summer

LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County's 13 pools are open for summer hours.

Summer hours are as follows:

• Best Friend Pool, an outdoor leisure pool at 6224 Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Norcross will be open from noon to 5 p.m. with family swim from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• Dacula Pool, an outdoor pool at 205 Dacula Road in Dacula, will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; from 1 to 5 p.m. with family swim from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and from noon to

6 p.m. Saturdays.

• Lenora Pool, an outdoor leisure pool at 4515 Lenora Church Road in Snellville, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. with family swim from

7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• Rhodes Jordan Pool, an outdoor leisure pool at 100 East Crogan Street in Lawrenceville, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. with family swim from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m.

Sundays.

• Bogan Aquatic Center's indoor pools at 2723 North Bogan Road in Buford feature an indoor competition pool and zero-depth leisure pool.

The indoor lap pool is open from 6 to 8:50 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with lap swimming from

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from noon to 6 p.m. with family night and lap swimming from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

The indoor leisure pool is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. for family night and lap swimming Tuesdays and Thursdays; from

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• Mountain Park Aquatic Center's indoor and outdoor pools at 1063 Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain have a 25-yard by 25-meter indoor competition/lap pool and an indoor instructional pool and an outdoor leisure pool.

The indoor lap pool is open from 6 to 8:30 a.m. and 1 to 6 p.m. with lap swimming from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; from 1 to

5 p.m. with lap swimming from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; from 1 to 6 p.m. with lap swimming from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays; noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

The warm/instructional pool is open from 1 to

6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays; from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

The outdoor leisure pool is open from noon to

6 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• The Bethesda Aquatic Center indoor pools at 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville includes an indoor leisure pool with zero-entry beach-style access and a 100-foot slide that exits and then reenters the building.

The indoor instructional pool is open from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. for family swim night Mondays and Wednesdays; from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

The indoor leisure pool is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. for family swim night Mondays and Wednesdays; from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• The Collins Hill Aquatic Center's indoor and outdoor pools at 2200 Collins Hill Road in Lawrenceville houses an indoor 25-yard by 25-meter swimming/diving competition pool.

The indoor lap pool is open from 1 to 6 p.m. with lap swim only allowed from 11 a.m. to

12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from

6 to 8:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, but diving boards are closed. Lap swim only is available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. The pool is open from 1 to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

The outdoor leisure pool is open from 1 to

6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and from 1 to 5 p.m. with family swim time from 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Admission fees are as follows:

Best Friend, Bethesda, Bogan, Collins Hill, Lenora, Mountain Park and Rhodes Jordan Pools are $2 for those under three years old or older than 50, $4 for those between the ages of four and 10 and $5 for those between the ages of 11 and 49.

Dacula is $2 for those under three or older than 50 and $3 for everyone else.

Annual or season passes can be purchased at Bethesda, Bogan, Collins Hill and Mountain Park Aquatic Centers and are valid at all Gwinnett County pools. Seasonal passes are valid Memorial Day through Labor Day (all indoor and outdoor pools) and Labor Day through Memorial Day (indoor pools only). Annual passes are valid one year from date of purchase.

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