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Season Opening Of Several Swimming Locations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Springfield’s Director of Parks, Facilities and Recreational Management announced today that several swimming locations will be opening for the summer season on Saturday, June 30, 2012.

The following is a list of the swimming locations and the hours they will be open to the public:

  • Gerena Pool                            200 Birnie Avenue                  Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Forest Park Pool                      200 Trafton Road                   Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Five Mile Pond                       1020 Boston Road                  Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Additionally, the City’s Parks Department has a number of splash pads open in the City. The following is a list of splash pads and their locations:


Splash Pad

Street Location

Forest Park

Sumner Ave

Emerson Wight

Marble Street

Rebecca Johnson

Catharine Street

Kenefic Park

Plainfield Street

Ruth Elizabeth

Hancock Street

Adams Park

Wilbraham Road

Marshall Roy

Page Blvd

Myrtle Street

Myrtle Street

Hubbard Park

Parker Street

Emily Bill

Franklin Street

Barrows Park

Oak Street & Walnut Street

Please note that the Van Horn Park splash pad is currently not operational due to repairs being made.

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