Just in time for summer break, Macon public pools will open May 28.
Macon-Bibb Parks and Recreation Director Dale "Doc" Dougherty said it's been a couple weeks of cleaning up algae, filling up pools, and fixing equipment.
"Every year as we prepare for pool opening," he said, "we find some glitches with old mechanics and pools that need some resurfacing."
Dougherty said he would have liked to have done more with the decades-old pools, like replace old parts and resurface pool floors, but the budget does not allow it.
"Without major investment into the pool system, you use what you have and just fix it as needed," he said.
Macon mother, Hannah Clark, said the public pool is on the summer itinerary for her and her brood of four.
"My oldest son, he's kind of scared of the water," she said. "But my youngest son, he loves it."