Dollar Swim Day food drive at Fairfax Pool Thursday

Fairfax Pool is also open under normal hours on July 4.

Friday programs and hours are:

-Deep-water aerobics: 10 to 11 a.m.
-Lap swimming: 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
-Open swimming: 11:30 a..m. to 7 p.m.

Admission is $4 or free with a season pass. For more information, contact Eau Claire Parks and Recreation at 715-839-1680.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Fairfax Pool is holding a food drive in connection with Dollar Swim Day for the sixth year.

On Thursday, people who bring a non-perishable food item to the pool on Fairfax Street in Eau Claire can get in for $1. The pool's scheduled hours are 11:30 a.m. -7 p.m. The City of Eau Claire says the food ends up at a food pantry in Eau Claire County.

Last year, the pool collected more than 750 pounds of food during Dollar Swim Day.

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