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Open House at Ledge Pool is May 12

Visit Hinckley swimming area to see attractions, buy a season pass, sign up for lessons

Cleveland Metroparks Ledge Pool & Recreation Area will have an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12 in Hinckley Reservation.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments while strolling the grounds. Visitors can purchase season passes, learn about pool party packages and sign up for swimming lessons.

See the area's attractions, including the heated 80- by 100-foot stainless steel pool, fishing along the Ledge Lake shore, picnic areas, and sand volleyball and basketball courts.

The swimming season at Ledge Pool officially begins Saturday, May 26 and continues through Sunday, Aug. 19. The pool is open for public swimming from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily (the pool opens at noon when swimming lessons are in session). A daily admission fee or season pass access is required to enter the pool area.

Daily admission fees: adults, ages 12 and over - $5, children, ages 6 to 11 - $4, children, ages 5 and under and senior citizens, ages 62 and over - free.

2012 season passes are good for unlimited use of the pool and cost $70 for individuals and $110 for families in Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township.

Season passes can be purchased in person at Ledge Pool and online at www.clevelandmetroparks.com.

While at the Open House, visitors can also sign up for Learn to Swim programs at Ledge Pool offered this summer. The American Red Cross-certified lessons, available to beginners and intermediate swimmers, are offered the weeks of June 11 through August 11.

A limited number are also available. Lessons are $38 for seaons pass holders and $58 for all others.

Private lessons can also be arranged. For more information on swimming lessons, call 440-331-8111.

Pool parties are also available at Ledge Pool. Family and friends can celebrate any special occasion in a reserved area with picnic tables for up to three hours. Food packages are available through the on-site Ledge Rock Café. For prices, call  440-331-8111.

The Recreation Area is open to the public year-round. To reserve a picnic shelter and for more information on reservable picnic areas, call the Park District Visitor Services Division at 216-635-3200.

For more information on pool hours, season passes, pool parties, swimming lessons, rules and regulations, or other general Ledge Pool information, call 440-331-8111 or stop in at the open house. 

Ledge Pool & Recreation Area is located at 1151 Ledge Road in Hinckley Reservation, west of State Road and east of Kellogg Road in HinckleyTownship. 

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