June 07, 2010
Rhea-Lyons Swimming Pool opens for summer hours

Lees-McRae College invites the community to beat the heat this summer in the Rhea-Lyons Swimming Pool at Lees-McRae College. The pool is open to the public Monday through Friday during the month of June.

The pool is open daily from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1-8 p.m. Swim lessons are available. Contact a lifeguard for more information.

Admission to the pool is $2 for members of the community and free to Lees-McRae students, faculty and staff. For more information, call (828) 898-8725.

Operating hours for the pool during July and August will be announced later this month. Log on to for details.

The Rhea-Lyons Swimming Pool is located in the back of Williams Gymnasium off Hickory Nut Gap Road on the Lees-McRae College campus in Banner Elk.

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Blaine Hansen  |  Vice President of Strategic Planning and Effectiveness
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