Wednesday, May 30, during "Family Swim" from 5:30-7 p.m.
The public is invited to help celebrate the grand opening of six Summer Splash pools! You and your family won’t want to miss this exciting event. The Omni Tucson National Resort has donated a two-night Family Staycation (valued at $500), and your family could win. The Tucson Parks Foundation will coordinate the free raffle at each pool site listed below. Each pool will select one winner and that person must be 18-years-of-age or older to participate. Drawing is limited to one entry per household. No purchase necessary and need not be present to win.
Local radio stations will be broadcasting from each of the Summer Splash pools and will announce the winners of the Omni Tucson National Resort Staycation at approximately 6:45 p.m.
- Jacobs Pool, 96.1 KLPX
1010 W. Lind St. (Flowing Wells, Prince and Oracle area)
- Palo Verde Pool, 94.9 MIXfm KMXZ – (Live broadcasting from 4-6p.m.)
300 S. Mann Ave. (south of Broadway between Wilmot and Kolb Rd.)
- Purple Heart Pool, 88.1 K-LOVE
10050 E. Rita Rd. (Rita Ranch and Houghton Rd.)
- Mansfield Pool, 93.7 KRQQ
2000 N. 4th Ave. (south of Grant Rd.)
- Menlo Pool, 99.5 KIIM
1100 W. Fresno St. - (On Grande, south of St. Mary’s - West of I-10)
- Himmel Pool, i97-5 KSZR
1000 N. Tucson Blvd. (Tucson south of Speedway Blvd.)
The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department offers a special thanks to Catalina Rotary, Jim Click Automotive Group, Pima Medical Institute, Nova Home Loans, Royal Automotive Group, Watson Chevrolet & Infinity of Tucson, the Emerald Foundation and countless individuals for funding the inaugural Bring Back the Splash campaign. Doug Martin of KVOI radio, Rick Stertz of 4 Tucson and Tucson Olympic swimming gold medalist Crissy Perham, a former UA Wildcat, have been amazing volunteers and partners in this project. And a proud recognition also goes out to Tucson’s Mayor and Council for promoting this public/private partnership.
Be fit and have fun by supporting your neighborhood pool. Daily admissions rates are: $1 for youth 17 years and under, $2 for adults, 18 years and older. Summer season will run from May 30-August 1.