Question: Does the Gardner Aquatic Center offer reduced cost or free admission days due to the extreme heat?

Answer: No.  At this time the aquatic center does not offer any reduced rate or free days.  Adriana Holopirek, at Gardner Parks and Recreation said, it has never been brought up.  The city council is who determines the rates for the aquatic center, and  it is a decision the city council would have to make, she said.  The aquatic center is open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Sunday until Aug. 14., after that the hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday only through Sept. 5