Avery Parks and Recreation will open their new Dive-In pool this Friday June 12.

High Country Press reports the community pool will be open at limited capacity of no more than 50 people, and folks will have to make advanced reservations for one of two sessions, 10 am to 1 pm or 2 pm to 5 pm.

Brandon Campbell, Avery Parks & Recreation Program Director, said pool parties can also be reserved, but only from 6 pm to 8 pm.

According to the report, staff will be checking temperatures of patrons and parents will be required to sign a basic COVID-19 liability waiver.

There are additional safety measures in place including staff and lifeguards wearing masks, and hand sanitizer stations and signage about social distancing.

Campbell said if any COVID-19 cases are traced back to the pool, health officials will have to shut down the pool immediately.

For more information and to reserve a session, call 828-737-0126.