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New spray parks in East Hills and Shadyside opening Saturday

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Thursday, May 23, 2013, 3:57 p.m.

The city of Pittsburgh will kick off swimming season on Saturday with the opening of two new spray parks.

The parks are in East Hills Park on Wilner Drive in East Hills and Mellon Park on Fifth Avenue in Shadyside.

Those parks, as well as the spray parks at Vanucci Playground on Orangewood Avenue in Beechview and Cowley Playground on Goettman Street in Troy Hill, will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Beginning on Tuesday, they will switch to their regular operating hours of 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission to spray parks is free.

The city's 18 outdoor swimming pools are scheduled to open on June 14. For more details on pool fees and swimming programs, call 412-323-7928 or visit the website:

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