Chapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17
The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.
Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.
Homestead Aquatic Center Closure
UPDATE: Repairs to the Homestead Aquatic Center pool will take one week longer than initial estimates. With the remaining repairs, water replacement, treating and heating, the facility is scheduled to open in mid-February.
Previously released: The Town of Chapel Hill’s Homestead Aquatic Center, 300 Aquatic Drive, will close on Tuesday, Jan. 17, for facility maintenance, that may require the closure for only a couple of days – or, for up to two to three weeks.
We regret the inconvenience to our swimmers, and will provide a schedule update as soon as possible.
Here’s where to swim during the closure:
Chapel Hill Community Center Pool, 120 S. Estes Drive, will be open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. These are expanded hours to accommodate swimmers.
In the spirit of partnership in the local aquatics community, during the shutdown, Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation pool pass holders will be allowed to use the swimming pools at the following locations (Pass holders will need to show their pool pass or fob and will be asked to fill out a guest form):
Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA, 980 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill
Check pool schedules at www.chcymca.org
UNC Campus Recreation Bowman Gray Memorial Pool, 300 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC
Check pool schedules at http://campusrec.unc.edu/facilities/hours/
Orange County Sportsplex, 101 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough
Check pool schedules at www.oc-sportsplex.com
Hollow Rock Racquet and Swim Club; 5100 Erwin Road, Durham
Hours available for Parks and Rec pass holders will be 10 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
More information is available at http://www.townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/parks-recreation/aquatics