Special to Iredell Free News

City of Statesville government offices will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. Here is information on city services for the holiday weekend and next week:

Garbage Collection

There will be no garbage collection on Monday. The revised schedule for the week of May 31-June 4 is as follows:

♦ Residential Routes: Monday’s route will run on Tuesday. Tuesday and Wednesday routes will run Wednesday. Thursday and Friday routes will operate on a regular schedule.

Routes for commercial businesses with garbage cans or rollout containers: Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Tuesday. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday routes will run on a regular schedule.

ABC Stores

The Statesville ABC stores will be open on Memorial Day.

Fitness & Activity Center

The Statesville Fitness and Activity Center will be closed on Monday, May 31. 


The Statesville Leisure Pool will open for the season on Saturday, May 29, and will be open May 30 and May 31.

This summer, there will be two swim sessions Monday – Saturday: an early session from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and and a late session from 4 to 8 p.m. There is only one session on Sundays, from 2 to 6 p.m. The price per session is $5 for ages one and up and free for ages under one. The maximum attendance for each session is 250.

Pool admission fees are included with the Annual Membership to the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center.

Camp groups can attend from 9 to 11 a.m. at a cost of $3 per person. The maximum attendance is 250 persons. There will be no pre-sales this year, but party huts can be reserved for groups up to 10 people ($100 per session) by calling 704-878-3947.

The pool will be open Saturday and Sunday, May 29-30, as well as Memorial Day. It will begin seven-day-a-week operations beginning Saturday, June 5.

The Statesville Leisure Pool includes a variety of amenities, including a shallow area with a slide and sprayers for young swimmers, a lazy river, two large water slides for swimmers 48 inches tall, and shady seating areas.

For more information on the pool guidelines, go to www.statesvillenc.net/aquatics.

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