Walton Aquatic Center
Friday, July 1, 2011
James R. Campbell
Swimmers and divers July 1 at the pool.
Annie O'Connell, 7, leaps high off the diving board July 1 at Walton Aquatic Center, which has been open since June 24 after extensive repainting.
14-year-old Scott Swink does a back flip off one of the Walton Aquatic Center diving boards. He was one of about 250 swimmers and divers at the pool in hot July 1 weather.
Liz Cassidy, 12, talks with friends at the lively city pool in Walton Park, where in virtually cloudless 101-degree weather July 1, the water was a good place to be.
13-year-old Breston Schuler runs the lily pads before jumping into the water at Walton Park. Officials estimated that 2,000 people had used the pool since it opened June 24.
All features of Walton Aquatic Center are in use as youngsters from throughout the Nevada area take advantage of the cool water on a hot day.