New Britain City Journal

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Family Friday Fun Pool Events Planned

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting “Family Friday Fun”, themed-pool parties on Friday nights this summer. The pool parties will take place each Friday night during family swim at either A.W. Stanley or Willow Brook pools, weather permitting.

Each party will feature a DJ, face painting, inflatables, carnival games, prizes, Arts and Crafts, Themed-Party Games/Activities, a Rock Cats general admission tickets give away at every party, and much more!!

Please be reminded: Bathing suits are required for admission on to the pool deck for every patron even if you do not plan to swim. All persons shall bathe with warm water and soap before entering the pool area. Swimming aides/floatation devices, face masks, toys, fins, snorkels, etc. are prohibited. No food, beverages and food containers may be brought into the facility.

Family Swim will open at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m. Patrons must be 14 years of age or older to attend this swim or otherwise accompanied by an adult of 18 years of age or older. Daily entrance fees are $2 for youths 17 years of age or younger and $3 for adults 18 years of age and older. Children five years old and younger are free. The residents of New Britain are strongly urged to purchase a Family Season Pool Pass which will also be accepted at these events. Passes are $15 for an individual and $25.00 for a family. Passes can be purchased at the New Britain Parks and Recreation office located in City Hall at 27 West Main St. The office hours are 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Call the recreation office at 860-826-3360 for more information or questions.