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Monday, June 16, 2008

Green Cove Spring (Clay County, FL)

229 Walnut St
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Cost: $1 for Children and $2 for Adults as of 6/13/2008
Hours: Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat 11-6; Tues and Sun 1-6; Wed Closed
Contact: Laura Burk, YMCA, at 904-272-4304.

Water from the spring fills the swimming pool, it then flows out the other side of the pool, and continues via a small stream to the St. John's River. The Green Cove Springs City Pool is run by the YMCA, but membership to the YMCA is not required.

Pictures taken 6/13/2008

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More Info:
Green Coves Website
Waymark - Green Cove Springs City Pool - Green Cove Springs, FL


Anonymous said...

This spring is currently closed. The flow has decreased greatly and now drains directly to the river via a pipe and never enters the pool.

PC said...

Actually I just called them on July 1st and they are still open.

GCS Resident said...

The pool is drained weekly. To do so, the spring is diverted directly to the run at the eastern end of the pool. This is very much a reqired part of maintanance because no chemicals are used. While the water continuously flows, not all waters are exchanged. If you view the pool in the winter months when the full exchange is not being done, there is an algae buildup on not only the bottom of the pool but in the top of the spring itself.