YMCA takes over operation of Tulsa's Ben Hill Pool


Monday, April 29th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


A big announcement Monday in Tulsa's ‘Pools For Kids’ campaign. The YMCA has agreed to take on responsibility of the Ben Hill pool at 210 East Latimer.

The YMCA will work in partnership with the City of Tulsa and area churches and agencies to re-establish the pool as a thriving community asset. Mayor Bill LaFortune, "Approximately $20,000 will be the investment in times and programs and people the Y will be putting into this. That's a huge contribution."

The YMCA honored the mayor as an honorary lifeguard at Ben Hill pool.