Many children and teenagers of the inner city,will benefit from using the Davey Lopes Pool. During the hot summer,many children and youth dont have the means to travel to the beach,city pools provide relief from the heat . The pool also provides an opportunity to keep kids and youth engaged in something, other than hanging in the streets. Their are many health benefits from swimming as well, that will be beneficial to the kids in the neighborhood.
Mayor Taveras wants the pool closed and the money was raised to keep it open!