Public Pools

WBFO/Michael Mroziak

Governor Andrew Cuomo, this week, gave local governments clearance to reopen playgrounds and pools once proper plans are in place. But several area department heads admit they're scrambling to form a strategy, and at least one feels the window of opportunity to open pools for the summer season may have already closed.

The City of Buffalo is reporting a significant increase in the number of swimmers at its outdoor pools for the month of July.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The City of Buffalo has officially opened its pools for the summer season, inviting the public to use them from now through Labor Day.