Corsicana Parks & Rec to open pools, hosts summer programs

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May 30—As school ends and temperatures rise, Corsicana prepares for a summer of fun. Community and Bunert spray parks are now open for the season from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. Pools at Jester and Bunert Park will open Wednesday, June 9 through Saturday, July 31.

Jester Park Pool will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Entry is $3 per person. Bunert Park Pool will open from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Entry is $2 per person.

Pooch Paddle at Jester Park Pool is set for Aug. 1, and from 2 to 5 p.m., the pool will be open for dogs and their owners to enjoy.

Other events include Craftastic Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Pioneer Village. Open to all ages, walk-ins are welcome, but space is limited and reservations are encouraged. Call 903-654-4846 for more information.

Adult activities include Handy Craft at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 8 and Intro to Square Dancing at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 15 at at the Senior Activity Center.

Splash 'N Jam will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 11 at Jester Pool. Water, Water Everywhere, offering $1 swims at Jester and Bunert Park Pools, is set for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 2.

In celebration of the Fourth of July, Corsicana Freedom Festival will begin at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, July 4 at I.O.O.F. Park.

The National Boat Racing Association will host the Short Course National Championship Event from Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, Aug. 29 at Lake Halbert.

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