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Avon pool not opening this summer due to coronavirus

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Posted at 6:27 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 18:27:48-04

AVON, Ohio — Avon's mayor announced on Monday that the city will not be opening their pool this summer due to COVID-19 concerns.

“This is one of many difficult decisions we’ve had to make as we continue our fight to end the spread of the virus,” said Mayor Bryan Jensen. “I know how important – and fun – our Avon pool and other summer recreation activities are to our community and how disappointing this decision will be to kids and parents. But ultimately, the health and safety of everyone who lives in our city must be the priority.”

The city will fully refund residents who have already bought pool passes.

Other cities across the area have decided they also won't be opening their pools this summer.

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