Crew drains city pools as pool season comes to a close - MyFox Memphis

posted on 29 Jul 2015 00:58 by languidnucleus278
This coincides swimming pool where 13-year-old Cedric Walton died earlier this month after he snuck right into the pool to swim on a very hot day.

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"Absolutely nothing for the youth to do, so you obtained to find something to do to take your children to something like this right here," Barnes said. That leaves parents like Jermaine Barnes attempting to keep their kids cool down with the available sources. "Currently nowadays, they ain't actually obtained much to do.".

The swimming pools shut for the season Saturday, a week before pupils head back to college.

"When we came up we had the Fairgrounds; all the pools (were) consistently open," Barnes said.

The sprinkle pad is still an option for his family, however Barnes told FOX13 he wishes the outside pools were open much longer, specifically with this warmth. (FOX13) - .

When FOX13 turned up to L.E. Brown Swimming pool we saw Memphis city workers draining the water. It's yet one more reason the city is draining the water.

FOX13 located the city is draining all of its outdoor pools to avoid more disasters.


. Lee claims also though the exterior swimming pool season has ended, he recommended people make use of air conditioning facilities and also all year interior pool centers.

Memphis Parks and Leisure leader Joseph Lee told FOX13 a closed swimming pool with water is a danger..

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"When we end our pool period, it is essential for us to go ahead and also close those homes and also component of that process is for us to drain out swimming pools," Lee said.

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Previously this month, FOX13 told you the Memphis Police Department addressed to 97 telephone calls over the in 2013 as well as a half for individuals cracking into swimming pools while they were closed.