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COM Summer Swim Program at IVC Only

Kentfield Pool Undergoing Additional Repairs

KENTFIELD, Calif.—May 13, 2009—Last night, at its regular monthly meeting, the College of Marin’s Board of Trustees approved a contract with Aquatic Design Group to prepare bid documents for additional repair work on the school’s Kentfield pool, which has been closed since 2008 for major modernization. This new scope of work, not included in the original project, includes retrofitting of drains mandated by the recent Lauren Graeme Baker law, as well as repairs to recently discovered leaks in the scupper system.  New pumps and other mechanical system upgrades have already been completed as part of the original modernization project, which will wrap up by August. The additional pool repairs are expected to be completed by mid-fall 2009.  

Summer swim programs, meanwhile, will continue at the College’s Indian Valley Campus in Novato. The IVC pool open and recreational public swim program begins June 15 and continues through August 7, 2009, Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission rates are adults: $5.00/day ($35 for 8 days), children or student with ID: $4.00/day ($28 for 8 days), seniors (55+) and disabled: $3.00/Day ($21 for 8 days). Cash or Check Only – no refunds.  Parking permits also are required at $3.00 per day and are available from parking lot permit machines or monthly recreational parking permits are available for purchase in the COM Fiscal Services Office for $15 per month. Swim tickets may be purchased at the COM Fiscal Services Department at IVC, Room 100, Building #9, Monday through Thursday prior to going to the pool. Lifeguards will be on duty. Parent or guardian must sign waiver for minors to use the pool. For more information call (415) 883-2211, Ext. 8260.

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