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Frenger Pool, Aquatic Center to reopen with limitations


Frenger Pool and the Regional Aquatic Center (RAC) will open with limited access beginning Monday, June 15, as part of the City Parks and Recreation Department’s COVID-19 phased plan, which is aligned with state public health orders. Frenger Pool will open for lap swimming; RAC will open for lap swimming, channel use and upstairs gym use. Use at both facilities is by reservation only, which allows employees to decontaminate.

Reservations will be taken by phone only. Call 575-541-2782 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, June 12, to make June 15 reservations for a lane at Frenger pool and/or a lane or gym time at RAC. A 24-hour advance window will be provided prior to each day for reservations. For example, June 16 reservations can be made 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on June 15. Lap and channel lanes and gym facilities will be available in 45-minute sessions beginning at 7:30 a.m. and each hour after that until the last reservation at 6:30 p.m.

Swimmers younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult, 18 years or older, swimming in the adjacent lane; only one reservation per day; one person per lane; gym limit is 12 users per session, and sessions are limited to 45 minutes; cancellation of reservation is requested at least one hour before scheduled session. RAC hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7 pm. Saturday; Frenger Pool hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, closed Wednesday.

Outdoor city pools will open with restrictions after required annual inspections are completed.

For park schedules and information, visit www.las-cruces.org/COVID19ParkSchedule. Call 575-541-2550 and email at CLCEngage@las-cruces.org.