Davenport pool reopens amid coronavirus restrictions
Masks for lifeguards, reduced capacity among rules
Last updated 7/10/2020 at 12:13pm
DAVENPORT — The City Pool reopened last Thursday, offering residents a cool respite as the summer temperatures have arrived. However, opening the facility has included some major challenges for city officials trying to meet state health department expectations.
“It has been pretty much a circus,” said City Clerk Dave Leath. “We tried to get guidance from the state board of health, which was vague, and local officials basically said to do what we were comfortable with.“
Leath said the city opted to try and follow coronavirus prevention guidelines by canceling lessons due to social...