Licking Aquatic Center opens for 8th season


Photo by Christy Porter
On hand for the 2019 Aquatic Center opening were from left: Abigail Moncrief, Admission Staff; Kerrie Sanchez, Pool Manager; Candice Williams, Asst. Pool Mgr.; Kylie Howell, Admission Staff.

By Christy Porter

Managing Editor
Photo by Christy Porter
“Kids” of all ages frolicked in the water with 
lifeguards posted watchfully at each station.

When it opens, they will come, and area residents were ready for the opening of the 2019 season at the Aquatic Center. After the recent stormy and dangerous weather, Saturday, May 25 was a beautiful, sunny, warm day for kids of all ages to come enjoy the water, whirligigs, slides, and Lazy River. There was even a little mermaid and her mermaid baby in attendance. In addition to management and admissions, six well-trained lifeguards were on hand to monitor the wet attractions.
The City of Licking Aquatic Center is open Monday through Thursday 12 – 6, Friday and Saturday 12 – 5 and Sunday 1 – 6 through Labor Day. Tickets for three and under are free; 3 and up - $4; 62 and up - $3 per person. Individual and family season passes as well as private parties are available. The center is also Handicapped Accessible via a lift chair and an immersible wheel chair. The Aquatic Center is located at 200 Deer Lick Street; for more information call 573-674-1125.

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