City of Syracuse to Close Pools at 12 Noon Due to Chlorine Delivery Delays

Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs will close all city pools at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5 as a result of chlorine shortages due to delivery delays. The situation is the result of a nationwide shortage of chlorine.

Spray features located at the following city parks will remain operational to help keep community members cool:

  • Comfort Tyler Park
  • Frazer School Spray Feature (self-activated)
  • Lewis Park Spray Block (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
  • Lincoln Park Spray Block (Noon – 6 p.m.)
  • Onondaga Park – Lower (self-activated)
  • Onondaga Park – Upper Spray Block
  • McKinley Park Spray Area (Noon – 6 p.m.)
  • Schiller Park Mushroom (Noon – 6 p.m.)
  • Skiddy Park Spray Mister
  • Sunnycrest Park Spray Mister (self-activated)
  • Thornden Park Spray Circle
  • Union Park Spray Block
  • Wilson Park Spray Block

Pool reopening updates will be available on the Parks Facebook page (@SyracuseParksRec) and Syracuse.recdesk.com.