One healthful thing we love
Mounger Pool opens May 11
Swim and exercise in the fresh air at Mounger Pool in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood, opening for the summer season Saturday. Mounger has two pools, a Big Pool with lap swim lanes and 50-foot corkscrew slide, and a warmer, shallow Little Pool. Along with public swims, swimming lessons and lap swims, the pool offers fitness classes: Deep Water Exercise using resistance equipment for toning and strengthening, 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; and Shallow Water Exercise aerobic workout set to music for a total body workout, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Fees range from $3.75-$6.50; Mounger Pool, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; 206-684-4708 or www.seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/Pools/mounger/schedule.htm.
Seattle’s other outdoor pool, Colman in West Seattle’s Lincoln Park, opens for the season May 25; 206-684-7494 or www.seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/colman.htm .