>The Pool Is Now OPEN!!


The Peninsula Park Community Center’s Pool is now open!
Visit their web site for more information and links to their activities catalogs. HERE
A little history (From the Parks web site):
The Peninsula Pool was built in order to fill the need created by the closure of the bath houses that had been in use on the Willamette River. These structures were closed due to increasing pollution in the Willamette. As popular as the pool is with people, it also has a history of being enjoyed by Humboldt penguins. In 1957, when the penguins were scheduled to make their debut at the Washington Park Zoo, the zoo’s penguin facilities were not yet finished, so the Peninsula Park Pool was used as a holding area until their own space was ready.

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