Darlington City pool opens
DARLINGTON – The City of Darlington has opened the Gandy Pool for the season. Hours will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting, on Tuesdays through Saturdays at 115 Gary St. The pool is open to the public, and the cost is $1 for the day.
City pool rules All children age 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older, and that adult must supervise the child 100% of the time. No adult may sign in more than two swimmers. No weak swimmers or non-swimmers allowed in the deep end of the pool. All children and adults who cannot swim must wear a wrist band identifying them as a non-swimmer.
All swimmers must shower before entering the pool. When signaled, all swimmers must exit the pool immediately upon lifeguard’s request. All swimmers who wish to swim in the deep end must be approved by the lifeguard before entering.
No diapers allowed in the pool. Children must wear a swimmer’s diaper if needed. All swimmers must wear swimsuits. Directions to the Gandy Pool: 115 Gary St., Darlington. From Hartsville (US 52 Bypass / US 401): Take SC 151 into Darlington. Continue on Pearl Street approximately 1 mile.
Turn right at the light at Piggly Wiggly onto Edwards Avenue. In about 6/10th of a mile, the road ends in front of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology. Turn right onto Chestnut Street. In about 1200 feet, take a left onto Lighty Street.
Continue straight about 500 feet and turn right into the parking lot on your right adjacent to the City Pool. From Florence (I-95 and US 52 Business): Take US 52 Business into Darlington. Continue on South Main Street approximately 1 mile. You will see a sign for Mayo School and a planted median at Chestnut Street.
Turn left at Chestnut Street. On Chestnut, you will pass in front of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology. In about 1200 feet, take a left onto Lighty Street. Continue on about 500 feet and turn into the parking lot on your right adjacent to the City Pool.