NYC council bills would make it easier to open public school pools year-round
The City Council is diving in to address the city’s lifeguard shortage with a bill that would provide funding to keep public school pools open year-round and fund more swim programs in its next budget, according to Speaker Adrienne Adams’ office.
The proposal — which also includes working with the Parks Department to find locations to build new pools and offer swimming lessons — is designed to create a stronger pipeline to staff up at the more than 100 indoor and outdoor pools and 14 miles of beaches in New York City, and help young people learn how to swim.
A lifeguard shortage last summer forced some rolling closures of pools and beaches and put lap swimming and popular learn to swim programs on hold.
Read the full article here: https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2023/3/6/23627523/nyc-city-council-public-school-pools-year-round-swimming-lifeguard-shortage
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