With schools about to resume classes throughout the Wichita area, many swimming pools are closing this weekend. Here are all the details:
1) Wichita swimming pools that will close on Sunday are Aley Park, Boston Park, College Hill Park, Edgemoor Park, Evergreen Park, Harvest Park, Linwood Park, McAdams Park, Minisa Park and Orchard Park. Country Acres Park will close Saturday.
2) All YMCA water parks will have regular summer hours through Aug. 13. After that, they will be open only on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day, Sept. 6. For details, go to http://waterparks.ymcawichita.org.
3) Rock River Rapids , a water park at 1900 E. James in Derby, will be open through Aug. 15. Hours are 12:30 to 7 p.m. daily. Go to www.rockriverrapids.com for more information.
4) In nearby communities: Valley Center's pool closes Sunday, pools in Goddard and Haysville close on Aug. 15, and the Newton pool closes on Aug. 18. The pool in Augusta will have regular hours through Aug. 15, then will be open on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day.
A good deal
The KEYN Summer Concert Series continues tonight with a concert by local rock band Rain. The music starts at 8 p.m. at the Farm & Art Market Plaza, 835 E. First St. Admission is free. The series ends next Friday with a concert featuring the bands 3 Ring Circus and Lotus.