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Milwaukee County pools start to close

The final days of the Milwaukee County outdoor pool season are quickly approaching, but family aquatic parks at Greenfield and Lincoln parks will remain open through Labor Day.

Deep-well pools will close Monday, August 21. Those pools are located at Hales Corners, Holler, Jackson, Kosciuszko (Pelican Cove), McCarty, Oak Creek Parkway (Grobschmidt Pool), Sheridan, Washington, and Wilson parks. Hours are 12:30–4:30 PM, daily. Evening hours alternate between pools.

Wading pools, which opened on a staggered schedule, close on a staggered schedule. Pools that closed on August 21 are located at Alcott, Algonquin, Greene, Holler, Humboldt, Kops, LaFollette, Lindsay, Lyons, McCarty, Mitchell, Pulaski-Cudahy, Saveland, Sheridan, Sherman, Tippecanoe, Wahl, Washington, and Wedgewood parks. Other wading pools and splash pads closed last weekend. Hours vary by location.

Milwaukee County’s two family aquatic parks, David F. Schulz Aquatic Center in Lincoln Park and Cool Waters in Greenfield Park, will remain open through Labor Day.

Schulz Aquatic Center will continue to offer Tot Time, Monday through Friday, September 1, from 10 a.m.–noon. Open Swim hours will be Monday–Thursday, August 31, from noon–8 p.m., and Friday–Sunday and Labor Day, from noon–6 p.m.

Cool Waters will offer Open Swim Monday–Thursday, August 31, from 10 a.m.–8 p.m., and Friday–Sunday, from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. On the holiday, Cool Waters will be open through 4 p.m.

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