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The lakes and pool at Lackawanna County’s parks officially opened on Saturday, June 17. All of the locations are staffed with lifeguards. The swimming areas are open Monday through Sunday from 11 AM – 7 PM.

The locations are as follows:

McDade Pool, Scranton

Aylesworth Lake, Archbald

Merli-Sarnoski Lake, Carbondale

Covington Lake, Covington Township off of Route 307

The pool and lakes will remain open through mid-August.

For additional information, contact the County’s Parks & Recreation Office at 570-963-6764.