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Marion Fireworks Show to be Held on Tuesday, the 4th of July

The City of Marion will continue a longstanding tradition of providing a fireworks show for the community. This year, the display is going to take place on Tuesday, July 4th.

Mayor Jess Alumbaugh explained, “We want to bring the celebration to the people directly on the day the whole country is celebrating its independence.”

Splash House Half Price while Wave Pool is Down

Admission will be HALF PRICE for everyone until the Wave Pool is back in operation.

Half price admission: adults $4; children $3; seniors 55+ $3.

The Wave Pool is planning to be back in operation sometime this week.

The Bowl Slide is down until further notice.

We apologize for the inconvenience. We hope that you take advantage of the half price rates for the next few days.

If you'd like to keep up on the daily happenings at the Splash House, follow its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheSplashHouseMarion/?fref=nf

Concerts In the Gardens Lineup Announced

The live music lineup for the City of Marion Gardens of Matter Park 2017 Concert Series is attached. We are very excited about this year's lineup and hope you join us again! This is a free concert series located at the Gardens of Matter Park, 1 Matter Park Circle, Marion, IN 46952.

Still a Chance to Take Lifeguard Class & Apply for Open Positions

TIME SENSITIVE: There are still lifeguard positions open for seasonal work at the Splash House. To apply, you must take a lifeguard certification class. The final class offered at the YMCA is May 19th - 20th and the flyer with all details about the class is attached below. To apply for a lifeguard position, fill out the employment application found here:

http://www.marionindiana.us/sites/default/files/General%20Application.pdf

Thank you!

City Hires New Splash House Director

The Splash House has new leadership, just in time for the opening of the 2017 season. As of today, Andy Davis is the new director for the water park under the City of Marion Parks & Recreation system. Davis, born in Marion, resided in Fairmount and graduated from Madison- Grant High School. He then went to Purdue University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Recreational Management.

Upcoming Event: Community Day 2017

Marion Utilities' Community Day 2017 is June 10th!

Sign up now to take advantage of early bird prices. It's a great collaborative effort that also helps families in need. Sign-up forms are attached below. Please submit forms to Marion Utilities by dropping off or mailing to:

Marion Utilities, c/o Brittany Riner, 1540 N. Washington Street, Marion, IN 46952

Video: https://www.facebook.com/Marion.Indiana/posts/10155319682202053

Community Day Web Page: http://h2ocommunityfunrunwalk.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=5608

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