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Many flock to Mankato pools on Sunday to beat the heat

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MANKATO, Minn. -

 

Many people flocked to pools in the Mankato area to cool off on Sunday.
 
Tourtellotte Pool in Mankato stayed busy Sunday afternoon with the heat and humidity. People of all ages chose the water as the perfect way to do battle with the thermometer.

While attendance tapered off during the 5:00 hour, staff at the facility say the afternoon consisted of a lot of splashing.
 
"It was a really hot day to today, we had about 400 people at the pool today, which is pretty average," said Anthony Shanks, Tourtellotte Pool assistant manager.
 
Staff at Tourtellotte Pool say the price for adults to swim is $2.50. The admission price for kids six and under is $1.50.

Tourtellotte is open everyday from 1:00-5:20 P.M.