Fortune Springs pool to open June 11

WINNSBORO – Fortune Springs Park pool, now under the management of the Fairfield County Recreation Department, will open June 11.

Fairfield County lifelong resident Carolyn Walters, a former physical education teacher, will be the pool manager.

The pool will be open to the public Tuesdays – Fridays from 3 – 5 p.m.; on Saturdays from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The pool will be limited to senior swimmers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Public swimming fees will be required: $3 per person daily fee, $40 per person/$85 family of 5 for a mid-season pass, $75 per person for individual season pass, $75 family of 5 weekly pass and $150 family of 5 season pass.

Children 16 years and under must be accompanied by an adult and children five years and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult.  Children under 48 inches tall who cannot swim will be required to wear a life jacket and swim in a designated area.

Swim lessons will be provided for ages five and older Monday through Thursday from 7 to 7:45 p.m. at a cost of $40 per individual on the following dates: June 17-June 27, July 8-July 18 and July 22-Aug 1.  Free lessons will be provided for rising third graders on those same dates from 6 – 6:45 p.m.

Register for swim lessons at the Winnsboro Recreation Center Monday – Friday from 9 a. m. to 5 p.m. or at the pool beginning June 11.  Session times may be combined depending upon participation.

Fortune Springs Park pool is located at 451 Fortune Springs Drive in Winnsboro.

For more information please call 803-635-9114.