Nelson Public Pool has flexible hours

Running a public swimming pool in a small community can be difficult. Number one it is a costly endeavor. Pool chemicals, and equipment are not cheap. Then add in the cost of running and maintaining that equipment, as well as licensing fees. I have seen the budget, versus what the pool actually brings in. It’s enough to give anyone sticker shock.

Then you have wages to pay. If you don’t stay competitive with your wages, workers will find a better-paying job. Also, you are employing teens. Teens have camps, other jobs, school activities, 4-H, siblings they are responsible for during the day and...


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