The Wills Park swimming pool is to close July 31 for a nine-month renovation costing more than $5.4 million. FILE PHOTO BY BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM
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Roswell, Alpharetta open pools 

Public swimming pools continue to open in north Fulton as more state guidelines for the coronavirus are relaxed. Swimming pools at Wills Park and Roswell Area Park are set to open over the next three days. 

Wills Park Pool reopens Saturday allowing a maximum number of 120 people in the water at one time. Pool hours are noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. 

The concession stand will be open for sales. The park will not provide chairs for the pool deck. Pool guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs according to changes the city has implemented. 

Safety measures include a check of visitors’ temperatures at the pool entrance. Body temperatures above 100.4 will not be allowed in.

Roswell Area Park pool opens on Monday. Pool hours will be noon-5 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. The pool will be closed on Thursdays. 

Deck chairs will be set out and cannot be moved, according to pool rules. Visitors will be given a sanitizing cleaner to wipe them down. 

Children age 12 and under will have to be accompanied by a parent at all times.

Roswell has not announced the opening of Spraygrounds fountain at Riverside Park or the Aquatic Center. Social distancing measures and safety measures were still being decided for those sites on Friday. They draw children and senior citizens, respectively. 

Milton community pool located at the former Milton Country Club at 1785 Dinsmore Road opened on Memorial Day weekend. The pool is open daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For safety measures the hour of 11 a.m.-noon Mondays-Wednesdays is reserved for people age 55 and over who prefer to swim with that age group. 

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