ARD cancels programs due to smoke

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The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District said Thursday afternoon it cancelled or modified several of its programs and leagues as a result of smoke from the Robbers Fire.

Closures include:
• The Placer Hills Pool is closed
• Public Swim at Sierra Pool (Recreation Park) is closed. Afternoon swim lessons and water aerobics are still being considered.
• All adult and youth sports activities have been cancelled. This includes youth t-ball, adult softball and adult 3x3 basketball

Changes include:
• The Auburn Mermaids synchronized swim team will hold a modified practice this evening
• Activities and programs scheduled at the Regional Park gymnasium and Lakeside Room may be cancelled if this site is needed as an evacuation center. The Placer County Office of Emergency Services has requested that these facilities be available for use as back-up evacuation centers

Call ARD at (530) 885-8461 for more information.