Literal ‘cool’ places CATA can take you this summer

Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 11:35 AM EDT
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - CATA always seeks to implement sustainable solutions – and what solution to beat the heat is more sustainable than swimming?

o The Capital City Region offers quite a few options when looking for a public pool

to cool off in.

- Hunter Park Pool, on Fuller Street located a short distance from Route

15, is open from 1 – 4 p.m., and again from 5 – 7 p.m. daily through the

summer. Route 15 provides service along Kalamazoo Street on an hourly

basis on weekdays until 7:10 p.m.

- Westside Community YMCA, located on Old Lansing Road, is

accessible by Route 11 which runs until 8:05 p.m. on weekdays. This

route is not in service on the weekend. Oak Park YMCA, located on Long

Blvd., can be accessed utilizing Route 8, is open on weekdays until 9 p.m.

and Saturdays until 4 p.m.

- The East Lansing Aquatic Center is another great option! They’re open

7 days a week and are accessible by Routes 25 and 26. Weekday and

Saturday service runs as late as 7:15 p.m. on Route 26 and 10:09 p.m. on

Route 25, with Sunday service concluding right around 7 p.m. for both


Studio 10 stopped by the Family Aquatic Center to check out their slides, splash pads and pools.

For more information on on CATA and their pool routes:

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