The swimming pool at Bandy Creek is a popular attraction during the hot summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The pool did not open in 2013. (Photo: Big South Fork NRRA.)
The swimming pool at Bandy Creek is a popular attraction during the hot summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The pool did not open in 2013. (Photo: Big South Fork NRRA.)

 

BANDY CREEK — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is proposing to make the swimming pool at the Bandy Creek Campground financially viable for the 2014 summer season in part by eliminating season family pool passes.

In a release Thursday, the Big South Fork announced that it was proposing the change after "actively researching options for opening the Bandy Creek swimming pool next season."

Advertisement

The financially-strapped pool did not open in 2013, and the closure was blamed on sequestration — automated federal budget cuts implemented after the president and Congress failed to come to terms on spending reductions.

To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email subscriptions@ihoneida.com to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email subscriptions@ihoneida.com or call 423-569-6343.
SHARE
mm
Contact the Independent Herald at newsroom@ihoneida.com. Follow us on Twitter, @indherald.