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SUMMER HEAT RELIEF SIX PUBLIC POOLS WILL OPEN FOR SEASON.

Byline: Daily News

PALMDALE - People of all ages can exercise, cool off or just play this summer in six public swimming pools.

Antelope Valley's public pools begin opening Saturday for the summer swim season.

Los Angeles County park pools at George Lane Park in Quartz Hill and Everett Martin Park in Littlerock will open Saturday. Palmdale's pools at Courson Park and McAdam Park open Monday.

Webber Pool at Jane Reynolds Park in Lancaster will open July 4. Lancaster's indoor Eastside Pool is open year-round.

The pool schedules in Palmdale are:

McAdam Pool, 38115 30th St. E., (661) 267-5653: Recreational swim, 2:30-4:15 p.m weekdays and 1-3 p.m. and 3:30-5:15 p.m. weekends. Family swim night, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Swim team, 6:30-7:30 p.m. weekdays. Swim lessons, 9-11:20 a.m. and 4:45-6:10 p.m. weekdays.

Courson Park Pool, 38226 10th St. E., (661) 267-5611: Recreational swim, 2:30-4:15 p.m. weekdays and 1-3 p.m. and 3:30-5:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Adult lap swimming, 12-12:50 p.m. weekdays. Senior citizen swim, 1-2 p.m. weekdays. Swim lessons, 9-11:20 a.m. and 4:45-6 p.m. weekdays.

Palmdale's pools have no admission charge for recreational swim times or senior citizen swimming.

Palmdale's lap-swimming for adults costs $35 for a four-week session.

The pool schedules in Lancaster are:

Eastside Pool, 45045 Fifth St. E., (661) 723-6255: Will open June 21 and close Sept. 5. Recreational swimming, 1:30-3 p.m. weekdays and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Early bird lap, 5:45-7 a.m. weekdays. Noon lap, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Senior and therapy, 10:30-11:30 a.m. weekdays. Evening laps, 8:15-9:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Swim lessons, 8:10-10 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 4:20-7:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Swim team, 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Webber Pool, 716 W. Oldfield, (661) 723-6288: Pool will open July 4 and will close Sept. 6. Recreational swimming, 1-3 p.m. weekdays and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Evening lap swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Swim lessons, 9-10:50 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 9-11:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Admission fees at Eastside Pool are $1 for ages 4-12 years and seniors 55 and up, $1.25 for ages 13-16, and $1.75 for 17 years and older. Webber Pool admission is 75 cents for ages 4 years and up. Lap swim is $1.75 for ages 16 years and up and $1 for seniors 55 and up.

Admission fees at Webber Pool are 50 cents for ages 4 years and up.

Pool schedules for Los Angeles County-operated parks are:

George Lane Park pool, 5520 W. Ave. L-8, Quartz Hill, (661) 943-2000: Swimming lessons, 10 a.m.-noon weekdays. Recreational swim, 12:30-5 p.m. daily. Swim team, 5-6 p.m. weekdays. Lap swimming, 6-8 p.m. weekdays.

Everett Martin Park pool, 35548 92nd St. E., Littlerock, (661) 944-1449: Swimming lessons, 10 a.m.-noon weekdays. Recreational swim, 12:30-5 p.m. daily. Swim team, 5-6 p.m. weekdays. Lap swimming, 6-8 p.m. weekdays.

The Los Angeles County pools will close Sept. 6. There are no fees for swim lessons or recreation swimming. Swim lessons are 55-minute sessions for a two-week period. Lap swimming is $7 a week or $25 a month.

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(1 -- color) At Quartz Hill's George Lane Park, Pool Manager Louis Montenegro, left, and Assistant Pool Manager Josh Mejia carry a diving board.

(2 -- color) Pool Manager Louis Montenegro, left, and Assistant Pool Manager Josh Mejia check the placement of a diving board before the public pool in Quartz Hill opens for the summer.

Jeff Goldwater/Staff Photographer
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