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Gene Coulon Beach Opens for Labor Day Weekend

For more information contact:

Jerry Rerecich, Recreation Director 425-430-6615

RENTON:  Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park has re-opened for Labor Day Weekend. On the advice of Public Health - Seattle & King County, the City of Renton Community Services department re-opened the swimming area after tests indicated that it was once again safe for swimming and wading.

Lifeguards will be on duty from noon to 8:00 p.m. through the end of the weekend. Swimming season will end on September 4, and the swimming area will close again till next season.

The swimming area at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park was closed twice this summer due to higher than standard bacteria counts.

For more information, contact Jerry Rerecich, Recreation Director, 425-430-6615 or James Apa, Communications Manager at Public Health - Seattle & King County at 206-205-5442.