Cold Weather Doesn't Stop End of Year Pool Party

Even though the 58-degree temperatures may not seem like summertime, some local students were making the most of it at the pool.

About 350 John Muir Middle School students braved the cold, jumped into their swimsuits and slid down waterslides to celebrate the last day of school at the Weston Aquatic Center.

Even though it wasn't typical swimsuit weather, the kids didn't let the cold ruin their fun.

Students who didn't swim played volleyball, soccer and football in the grassed areas around the waterpark.

"It feels a little weird being open when it's less than 65 degrees,” Dylan O'Connor, Weston aquatic center manager, said, “especially standing out here right now you realize how cold it is. I'd rather be in the water at this time."

Even though the center doesn't open to the public unless it's 65 degrees or warmer, it has been open for private parties all week.

The pool will open to the public for the summer season starting June 6.


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