Mayor Menino Jump Starts Summer as City Pools to Open 7 Days a Week
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For Immediate Release
June 17, 2013
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino today jump started the summer pool season in Boston and announced that, for the second summer in a row, the City of Boston’s Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) will open 10 City swimming pools and one beach 7 days a week beginning June 29th. These pools include the City’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End, which open for the season on Saturday, June 22.

“With the warm weather on its way, we want our residents to be able to beat the heat seven days a week,” Mayor Menino said. “We have amazing facilities in the City, and I encourage all our families to take advantage of them.”

The BCYF pools that will open seven days a week are:

BCYF Blackstone (South End)

BCYF Clougherty (Charlestown) OUTDOOR POOL

BCYF Curley Beach (South Boston) BEACH

BCYF Curtis Hall (Jamaica Plain)

BCYF Draper (West Roxbury)

BCYF Flaherty (Roslindale)

BCYF Holland (Dorchester)

BCYF Mason (Roxbury)

BCYF Mildred Avenue (Mattapan)

BCYF Mirabella (North End) OUTDOOR POOL

BCYF Paris Street (East Boston)

“From the newly-renovated BCYF Flaherty Pool to the BCYF Mirabella Pool overlooking the USS Constitution, we have a wide variety of pools and pool programming to keep our residents healthy, engaged and happy,” said Daphne Griffin, Boston’s Chief of Human Services/Executive Director of BCYF.

On Sundays, all pools are open from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. During the week the hours vary. For specific information about hours and programming, please visit


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