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Mayor Eric Johnson proclaims Dallas Aquatics Day

Dallas Aquatics Day
Dallas Aquatics Day

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson thanked staffers and officially proclaimed “Dallas Aquatics Day” recently.

Many other cities had to close pools this year because of a lifeguard shortage. But that wasn’t true in Dallas.

Our aquatics centers provided a safe, fun place for kids to play and learn this summer. In fact, more than 200,000 people visited our aquatics centers this summer. Bahama Beach actually set a new record in revenue.

Our Dallas Park and Recreation Department taught kids to swim and gave people a low-cost respite from the summer heat. I’m proud of their work.

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