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Riverbank adults and children alike have been able to return to the refreshing coolness of the city’s swimming pool this last week. Even though it wasn’t in time to beat the 100+ degree heat of Memorial Day Weekend, the facility opened on Tuesday, June 1, with the full array of aquatic offerings available to residents. Lifeguards have been trained and keep a close eye on the swimmers. For information on signing up for any of the Parks and Recreation Department’s programs this season, call 209-863-7150. This summer, they’re offering swim lessons, lap swim, swim team and even scuba lessons. More information is also available at

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