Seniors Start Summer with Pool Party & Barbecue – June 18

Saxon Woods PoolA Pool Party and Barbecue is scheduled on Tuesday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Saxon Woods Pool in White Plains where Westchester’s senior citizens are invited to kick off the summer. Rain date is Wednesday, June 19. Sponsored by Westchester County Parks and the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services, the pool party is open to Westchester County residents age 60 and older. Seniors are welcome to bring their young grandchildren.

Since the pool will not be officially open yet, seniors and youngsters will have the pool for their exclusive use. Saxon Woods also features the “Andy’s Place” playground that is handicapped-accessible for children with special needs and is fun for kids of all ages. And, mini golf rounds are free.

From 11 a.m. to noon, barbecued chicken, tossed salad, potato salad, juice and dessert will be available. Entertainment will be provided by Mack and Soul, along with a water aerobics class.

Participants are welcome to bring any additional non-alcoholic beverages. Seating at Saxon Woods Pool is limited; participants are encouraged to bring chairs for seating.

Admission and parking for the event are free; park passes are not required for this program.

Suggested lunch contribution is $4 for seniors and children. Deadline for placing lunch orders is Monday, June 10. To order, call the Department of Senior Programs and Services at (914) 813-6380 or (914) 813-6449.
Make checks payable to “WCDSPS” and mail to: Pool Party; Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services; 9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor; Mount Vernon, NY 10550.

Saxon Woods Pool is located at 1800 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. For more information about the event, call (914) 864-7275.

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