Olympians Teach Local Swimmers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Sheldon Pool was filled with dozens of swimmers Sunday as they learned skills from some of the best swimmers in the world. Four Olympic swimmers were in the pool Sunday, teaching those young kids some swimming techniques. The Olympic athletes say it’s fun to see the kids’ faces light up when … Continue reading »

Broken Pipe Blamed for Pool Closure

EUGENE, Ore. — The Amazon Pool will be closed for at least two days because of a broken pipe. Pool staff encourage swimmers to use the Sheldon Pool at 2443 Willakenzie Dr. The Breakout Swim Clinic scheduled for Sunday will be held at the Sheldon Pool.

Eugene Outdoor Pools Open

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene outdoor pool season opened Monday, and safe to say because of the weather it didn’t have quite the splash it could have. The Amazon Pool opens for recreational swims at 2 p.m. Staff say the summer site usually draws more than 150,000 visitors over the summer. Eugene’s other … Continue reading »

Swimmers Plead to Keep Pool Open

EUGENE, Ore. — With the failure of the city services fee, the City of Eugene is now left to figure out how to fill a $6.3 million gap in just more than a month. The discussion on how began Tuesday night. The Sheldon Pool is one of the many services that city residents could be … Continue reading »

Sheldon Pool Set Reopens Monday

EUGENE, Ore– After being closed all summer, the Sheldon Pool is set to reopen Monday morning. The City of Eugene shut the pool down in June for major repairs after it was discovered to be leaking as much as 8,000 gallons of water a day. The pool itself hasn’t changed, but it now sports a … Continue reading »