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Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Open Outdoor DC Pools for the summer

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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Department of Parks and Recreation Director Jesus Aguirre, Department of Health Director Dr. Mohammad Akhter, District Youths, Live Well DC Community Coaches to Open District’s Outdoor Pools for 2011

WHEN: 12:00 pm Friday, May 27, 2011

WHERE: Barry Farm Recreation Center Pool
1230 Sumner Road SE
Washington, DC 20020

BACKGROUND: Mayor Vincent C. Gray is set to begin the summer season in DC with a focus on the many fun and safe entertainment options the District has to offer. The Mayor’s comprehensive summer program will provide, children, youth, adults and seniors with safe, healthy, productive and fun activities – beginning with the opening of all District outdoor pools, children’s pools and spray parks. Representatives from the Live Well DC program will be on hand to promote the benefits of healthy summer activities like swimming.