City of Brookhaven ready to help residents cool off this summer

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (CBS46) -- Summer is on its way, and the City of Brookhaven is giving residents the chance to cool off in one of the city’s municipal pools or splash pads.

“We’re looking forward to a busy and full season,” said Parks & Recreation Director Brian Borden. “I invite everyone to come out and cool off in our pools.”

Residents looking to beat the heat have a number of options around Brookhaven, with two parks offering pools:

· Murphey Candler Park, 1551 W, Nancy Creek Drive

· Briarwood Park, 2235 Briarwood Way NE

The city also has a splash pad at Ashford Park, 2980 Redding Road.

The two pools and the splash pad all officially open on May 28, starting at 10 a.m. Hours of operation for these amenities are noted below:

Pool hours:

· Mondays-Thursdays, 12-6 p.m.

· Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

· Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Ashford Park splash pad hours:

· Mondays, CLOSED; rentals only allowed

· Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

The pool at Brookhaven’s Lynwood Park is closed for the season as construction continues on a new pool, pool house, and splash pad.

The city offers season passes, available for purchase at Lynwood Recreation Center from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Passes are $80 for children under 18, $120 for adults, and $60 for seniors ages 55 and up. A family of four, in the same household, may purchase a pass for $250, with an option to add additional family members within the household for $60 each.

Daily admission via cash or credit card is also available at the city’s pools, set at $3 per child ages 2-17, $5 per adult, and $1 for seniors ages 55 and up. Groups of 20 or more have a $2 per person charge.

Visit here for information on passes, fees, operating hours, rentals, and more. Residents may also call (470) 704-4774 or download the for updates on closures, leagues, events, activities, and more.