Sorry the weather didn’t cooperate for the Moonlight Swim this month. We had to cancel the one we’d planned for July 17 so we are going to try for a moonlight swim on the next full moon. That’s Aug. 15.

According to fullmoonphases.com: “North American Fishing tribes called August’s full moon the sturgeon moon since the species (of fish) was abundant during this month, especially in the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water.” The site says the August full moon is also often called The Red Moon, the Green Corn Moon and the Grain Moon.  But we’ll stick with the fish and hope that the Sturgeon is a little kinder to swimmers than July’s “Wolf Moon.”

Regular admission rates will apply on Aug. 15 (provided the weather cuts us a break that day!) That means that if you come before 5 p.m. and stick around for the night swim it will cost $8 for each adult or $5 for seniors (over 60) or $5 for kids ages 4 through 12.. (Under 4 are always free.) If you show up anytime after 5 p.m. it’s $4 for adults and $3 for kids or seniors. So that’s a pretty good deal that night. You could get 4.5 hours of swimming for the lower rate. (Members, of course, swim free.) http://secarec.org/…/11/2018-pool-member-rules-and-rates/