07 Jun 2012
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The City of Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods will hold registration for pool identification cards June 7th and 8th. Everyone attending a City of Memphis aquatic facility must have a Park Services pool photo identification card.
If you have a previously issued City of Memphis Parks and Neighborhoods pool identification card, you do not have to register again.
You must register for a pool card if:
• You desire to attend a City of Memphis aquatic facility.
• You have misplaced your previously issued pool card.
• You have turned 13 since your previous pool card was issued.
• You have turned 18 since your previous pool card was issued.
All minors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by parent or guardian at registration and bring with them valid identification in the form of a birth certificate or another form of identification with the minors birth date listed.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all City of Memphis pools. Parent/guardian accompanying children 12 and under must also receive a pool card.
Adults 18 and older will need to bring valid drivers license or other picture identification to receive a pool registration card.
Pool photo identification cards will be issued at registration. To receive a pool card you must be present at registration. There will be no absentee cards issued.
June 7-8, 5-7 p.m. Community Centers: Bickford, Charles Powell, Ed Rice, Gaisman, Hickory Hill, Lester, Orange Mound, Skinner Center
Ongoing pool registration
Ongoing registration will continue for the remainder of the pool season: June 9-July 28, Tuesdays and Thursday's, 10 a.m.-noon; Community Centers: Bickford, Charles Powell, Ed Rice, Gaisman, Hickory Hill, Lester, Orange Mound, Skinner Center
City of Memphis outdoor swimming pools will open Saturday (June 9) and are free to the public, but you must have a pool card to enter.
Outdoor pools: Tues.-Sat., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Indoor pools: Bickford: Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; Hickory Hill: Mon-Fri., noon-8 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Orange Mound: Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; Skinner: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for therapeutic use only.
(For more information, contact Toni Holmon-Turner, public affairs manager, at 901-576-4272.)