Lyons Center pool, all city's other outdoor pools, now closed for the summer

Lyons Center pool, all city's other outdoor pools, now closed for the summer

Credit: Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com

The Lyons Center pool is empty on Wednesday afternoon after all outdoor pools in the city closed Monday, July 29. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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by ROBERT MORRIS / Uptown Messenger

wwltv.com

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 12:07 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 1 at 12:11 PM

Less than two months after Mayor Mitch Landrieu jubilantly celebrated its reopening with a splash, the pool at the Lyons Center is now closed for the summer, along with all the other outdoor pools in the city.

Closing the pools at the end of July was budgetary decision based on the return to school in August, but residents and some officials say another week or two would have been appropriate.

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