Carrie Matthews pool and Point Mallard to open Saturday

May 26—The Carrie Matthews swimming pool will open Saturday with a full summer schedule for the first time in four years, and the Point Mallard Aquatic Center also will begin its season but faces challenges with staffing, especially for lifeguards.


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