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Despite pandemic, Lions Club pool numbers were good

In 2020, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District didn’t open the Lions Club pool for the summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pool did reopen in summer 2021, the turnout was good.

At the Jan. 4 park board meeting, commissioners heard from Amanda Gaus, recreation supervisor, who said although the pool, at 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood, was open for only 63 days, it was “another successful and safe summer.” The pool was open June 5 through Aug. 22. It was forced to close seven days due to weather conditions and had 14 days of restricted . . .

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