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Local pools are busy once again


The pool season got off to a slow start thanks to below average temperatures but the warmer weather has created a summer burst.

Indian Mounds Pool Manager Luke Simmons says on an average day 200 to 300 people are now flocking to the pool.

With the hotter temps and bigger crowds, lifeguards check the pH- and chlorine levels more often because the chemicals can dilute faster. But Simmons says this is something they expected.

"Our pool usually stays about 80 degrees because of the pool heater. When the pools lower than that people don't like to come, it's a little too chilly for them. But once the air is about 90 and the water's about 80 is when we're the most busy," said Simmons.

And a when it gets really hot, there's a change in the reduced prices this year. If the National Weather Service issues an Excessive Heat Warning for Quincy, admission will be two dollars. In previous years, it was just a dollar.

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