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Constitution Park Pool Not Opening Memorial Day

May 22nd, 2012 by WCBC Radio

For the fourth consecutive year, Cumberland residents will have to look elsewhere if they are interested in taking a dip in the pool this Memorial Day weekend. Diane Johnson, the city’s director of Parks and Recreation, confirmed to WCBC News that like last year- Constitution Park swimming pools opening date will be coordinated with the first day of summer vacation for kids- and not Memorial Day.  There are several reasons for the decisions including a declining number of users in the most recent years when the pool was opened for the holiday- as well as a lack of manpower and cost-effectiveness in keeping the pool closed an additional week. It also provides a few additional days for crews to ready the pool for use…

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