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Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012 8:30 am | Updated: 7:21 pm, Sat Jun 22, 2013.

The Washington city pool will open for the 2012 summer season Saturday, May 26.

This past winter, city officials agreed to rename the pool the Agnes Nolting Aquatics Complex after the late longtime city pool manager.

Hours at the aquatics center will be from 12:30-8 p.m. Mondays through Sundays.

Admission prices will remain the same as last year.

Daily admission is $4 for adults age 12 and up and $2.50 for children age 11 and under.

Group passes for up to five people will cost $99. Each additional person added to the group pass will cost $10 each. No more than eight people may be included on a group pass.

Season passes for children age 11 and under will cost $50 and adult season passes will cost $65.

Punch cards, good for 10 visits, will cost $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Swim Lessons

Three different swim lesson sessions will be offered at the pool this summer.

Lessons will be held Mondaysw through Thursdays for two weeks each with Fridays being reserved for makeup days in case of rain.

The first two sessions will be held June 4-14 and June 18-28. Participants can choose to attend lessons at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. or 8 p.m.

The last session will be held July 9-19. Sessions will be offered at 9 a.m. or 8 p.m. The cost is $35.

Lessons are divided into different levels based on participants’ ages. The class ratio is six students to one instructor. Participants will receive progress reports and certificates of learning.

Lifeguard Class, Aqua Aerobics

A junior lifeguard class will take place Monday through Friday, July 9-13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The cost is $115 for the course, which will cover water safety, leadership and basic work skills, lifeguard skills, first aid and CPR training.

This is not a certification program. Participants must bring a lunch and drink with them.

Water aerobics classes will be held Mondays between July 9 and July 30 from 6:30-7:15 p.m.

The cost is $20 per person. Swimming ability is not required for this class. The class must have a minimum of 10 students and up to 50 students will be accepted.

Additionally, one lane of the 50-yard main pool will be dedicated to lap swimming during pool hours.

Senior Swim, Tot Time

Senior Swim will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between July 2 and July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon.

During this time the diving area will be closed. Senior Swim is free for people age 55 and older.

Tot Time for children age 7 and under will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from June 11 to July 28 from 10 a.m. to noon at the leisure pool.

The cost is $1 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult and admission for the adult is free.

Goldfish Grab, Doggie Dip

This year’s Goldfish Grab for children ages 1-9 will take place Monday, Aug. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the kiddie pool.

The cost is $5 per child. Children must bring their own net and container, but no glass containers will be allowed.

A minimum of 25 participants is required with a maximum of 80.

The Doggie Dip will take place Monday, Aug. 13, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the main pool.

Participants must preregister for the Doggie Dip. The cost is $5 per dog and owner and $3 for each additional dog or person who attends.

The pool is available to be rented for private parties Saturdays and Sundays from 8-10 p.m.

The rental fee is $250 for the leisure or main pool. The rental fee must be paid 14 days prior to the rental date.

The leisure pool will close for the season Sunday, Aug. 5, and the entire complex will close Sunday, Aug. 12.

For more information, people may call the parks office at 636-390-1080 or the pool at 636-390-1083 after May 25.

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