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Pool reopens on Davis Islands

 Ida Alzu, right to left, plays with her granddaughters, Lianiah Eggleston, 2, Jazlyne Phillips, 8, and Jarianna Breban, 1, during the celebration for Roy Jenkins Pool's first day open to the public, Saturday, August 23, 2014.  The City of Tampa invited all children for a free swim day at the pool, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A City of Tampa recreation card was not required for the free swim. Roy Jenkins Pool, located at 154 Columbia Drive on Davis Island, will remain open through Oct 31, 2014. Beginning next year, the pool will be open seasonally throughout the summer.

SAM OWENS | Times

Ida Alzu, right to left, plays with her granddaughters, Lianiah Eggleston, 2, Jazlyne Phillips, 8, and Jarianna Breban, 1, during the celebration for Roy Jenkins Pool's first day open to the public, Saturday, August 23, 2014. The City of Tampa invited all children for a free swim day at the pool, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A City of Tampa recreation card was not required for the free swim. Roy Jenkins Pool, located at 154 Columbia Drive on Davis Island, will remain open through Oct 31, 2014. Beginning next year, the pool will be open seasonally throughout the summer.

SAM OWENS | Times

Ida Alzu, far right, plays with her granddaughters Lianiah Eggleston, 2, Jazlyne Phillips, 8, and Jarianna Breban, 1, during this weekend's grand reopening of Roy Jenkins Pool. Saturday's free party was hosted by the city of Tampa. Closed six years ago because of safety concerns, the venue (now a complex with two pools) at 154 Columbia Drive on Davis Islands will remain open through Oct. 31. Starting next year, the complex will be open during the summer.

Pool reopens on Davis Islands 08/23/14 [Last modified: Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:28pm]
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