Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The pool is open on weekends, and it's crowded

I went to the Banneker pool yesterday at Georgia and Euclid and it was completely mobbed. When we got there at about 4 pm there was a line out the door and they were waiting for people to leave before more could come in.

Once we got inside it was crazy -- the kids' side was packed and loud and the rest was pretty full. Every few minutes a ball would fly by our heads, which I thought was funny but most others may not. Both diving boards are open, at least, which is something I didn't see much last year.

So in short, you may want to wait until it's open during the week (June 21 is the first day) or try another pool.


Lauren McK said...

When I went by at about 1:30, there were still chairs available - I say head over early, and you should be ok.

TW said...

I agree with Lauren - I went around noon (when it opened) and it was fine.

Matt B said...

for what it's worth, it was practically empty saturday and sunday as well.