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Children's Pool Coming to the Park this summer; Squibb Park Bridge Construction to Begin

Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced plans to build a 30' x 50' pool this spring. The temporary pool, which should be ready for use this summer, will be 3.5 feet deep and have a full deck. According to Regina Myer, Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation President, the pool is intended for children. You can read more about the pool plans here.

Construction of the pedestrian bridge from Squibb Park to the uplands of Pier One is underway, as is construction of Pier Five. With an expected opening in Fall, 2012, Pier Five will have ball fields, a waterside esplanade, and a picnic area.