Huletts beach to open full time

T he kids are out of school, graduation is tomorrow, boats are once again passing through the canal and the summer solstice was Tuesday. And in another sign of the summer season, the Washington County Beach at Huletts Landing will open full time this Saturday.

The beach, which has been open on weekends since May 30, will be open every day beginning Saturday, June 25 through Monday, Sept. 5 (Labor Day).

The picnic area will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and life guards will be on duty from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Admission to the park continues to be free.

The park features tennis courts (there is a $4 per hour charge for reserved tennis court time), basketball courts, volleyball courts, a playground and a dock for launching small crafts, such as canoes, kayaks and other hand carried boats.

The park also features a large pavilion with a barbecue pit and walk in cooler that can be rented for family gatherings, wedding and other events.

For more information, call the park at 499-2788.

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