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Bethlehem is a city of 75,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania - a city known for its rich colonial and industrial history. Today Bethlehem is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance promising a future as bright as the city's past.
Due to real feel temp of over 100 deg, we will be closing the Theis/Cornfeld recycling center at 12 Noon.
We will reopen at 9am on Friday July 21st.
The City of Bethlehem’s drinking water surpasses all federal and state drinking water standards.
This report is a snapshot of the quality of the water that we provided last year. Included are details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state standards. We are committed to providing you with information because informed customers are our best allies.
As one who grew up in South Bethlehem and spent many summers at Yosko Park, Bethlehem, and many other municipalities, are finding it difficult to hire lifeguards to run their pools. We have reached out to the high schools and other organizations in the community and will continue to seek lifeguards in order to staff our pools safely. Until then, West Side and Yosko Pools will share lifeguards and be open on the following schedule beginning Monday, July 3, 2017.
The City of Bethlehem‘s pools, Memorial, West Side and Stark, will open for the season this Saturday, June 10th at 12:00 noon. The Yosko Splashpark will also be open, however, the Yosko Pool will not open on Saturday due to the unavailability of certified staff. We encourage all qualified candidates to contact the Recreation Office at 610-865-7081.
Memorial Pool will be open daily from 12:00-7:00pm and Stark and West Side will be open from 12:00-5:00 pm during the week and 12:00-6:00pm on the weekends. The Splashpark is open from 10:00am-8:00pm daily and is free of charge. This year, season passes will be available for purchase at Memorial Pool during hours of operation and in the Recreation Office, Room 506, City Hall. Daily admission at Memorial is $4.50 for youth and senior citizens and $5.50 for adults. Also new this year at Memorial Pool, patrons can pay with a credit card or smart phone. Admission at the neighborhood pools is $4.00 for youth and senior citizens and $5.00 for adults.
Swimming lessons are available beginning June 19th at Memorial Pool for youth 4 years of age and up. The cost is $60.00 for each two week session which are offered daily through July 28th starting at 11:00 am. Registrations are accepted online at www.bethlehem-pa.gov or in the Recreation Office, Room 506 City Hall, 10 E. Church St. For further information, contact the Recreation Office at 610-865-7081.
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