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Here are the city pools to open this summer

Mayor Nutter has issued a statement saying the city has raised nearly $430,000 to keep 46 of 73 pools open this summer. The pools open at different times, beginning June 23.

Here are the city pools to open this summer


 Mayor Nutter has issued a statement saying the city has raised nearly $430,000 to keep 46 of 73 pools open this summer. The pools open at different times, beginning June 23.

Below is a list of the pools to open. Further below is a list of the donors who helped keep them open.


Tuesday, June 23rd

Fox Chase, 7901 Ridgeway Street
Feltonville,Ella & Wyoming
Awbury, Ardleigh & Haines
Athletic, 26th & Master
Cohocksink, Cedar & Cambria
Lee, 4400 Haverford Ave
Vare, 26th & Morris
Kelly,  4231 N. Concourse
Wednesday, June 24th
Jardel, Cottman & Pennway,
Hunting Park, 1101 West Hunting Park Avenue
Francisville, Francis & Shirley
James Finnegan, 69th & Grovers
Thursday, June 25th
Max Myers, 1601 Hellerman Street
Vogt, Cottage & Unruh
Ziehler, B & Olney
Hillside, Fountain & Fowler
Cruz, 6th & Master
Christy, 56th & Christian
Friday, June 26th
Mitchell,  Morell & Crown
Bridesburg, Richmond & Ash
Cherashore, 10th & Chew
Mander, 33rd & Diamond
Marian Anderson, 17th & Fitzwater
Cobbs Creek, Spruce & Cobbs Creek Parkway
Murphy, 4th & Shunk
Houseman, Summerdale & Godfrey
Tuesday, June 30th
Belfield, 21st & Chew
Kendrick, Ridge & Pensdale
Gathers, 25th & Diamond
McVeigh, D & Ontario
Ford, 609 Snyder Ave
Shepard, 5700 Haverford Ave
Wednesday, July 1st
Samuel, Gaul & Tioga
Morris Estate, 16th & Chelten,
Cecil B. Moore, 2020-50 W. Lehigh Ave
Waterloo, Waterloo & Cumberland,
Ridgeway, 12th and Carpenter
Thursday, July 2nd
Lackman, Chesworth & Bartlett
American Legion, Torresdale & Devereaux,
Penrose, 12th & Susquehanna
Tustin, 60th & Columbia
Francis J. Myers, 58th & Kingsessing
Friday, July 3rd
Piccoli, Castor & Cayuga.
Pleasant, 6750 Boyer Street
East Poplar, 800-842 N. 8th Street
Kingsessing, 50th & Chester
Breakdown of Contributions:
Philadelphia Parking Authority $110,000*
Shire Pharmaceutical  $100,000**
Keystone Mercy $60,000
Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Company $60,000
Ameri-Choice  $60,000
TD Bank  $50,000
Pepsi  $25,000
Caplin Family Charities  $25,000
Tom Knox   $25,000
Tasty Kake  $25,000
Sid Booker  $20,000
Brown’s  Super Stores $10,000
United Concordia   $10,000
Charlie Kahn  $6,500
WaWa  $5,000
Villa   $5,000        
Acme  $1,000
Contributions collected by the United Way  $23,641        
      ** Denotes contribution spread over 3 year period.

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