CHICAGO — The city's outdoor pools are officially open for the season.
Pools in neighborhood parks opened Friday, the Chicago Park District announced.
Water fountains and features have also been turned on, according to the city.
The city's 49 outdoor pools are generally open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, though some hours are restricted to lap swimming and swim classes, according to the park district.
Water playgrounds are open during park or playground hours. Pool use is free to city residents.
Swimmers can buy lap swim passes at their local field house. A 10-week, free swim class for kids ages 6 to 17 is available to residents who enter the code "First Free" on the Park District's web site. Subsequent 10-week classes cost $30.
Outdoor pools and water features will be open through Labor Day, according to the Park District.
Indoor pools are open year-round.
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