Rutherford Pool http://wemu.org en Re-Built Rutherford Pool Opens Friday http://wemu.org/post/re-built-rutherford-pool-opens-friday <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/mWraJZeh_eM" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Ypsilanti's Rutherford Pool finally re-opens Friday evening, following a two-year closure during which the pool was completely re-built.</p><p></p><p>The new pool will be much more cost-efficient than its worn-out predecessor, and features improvements like new lane laps, wheelchair ramps and a grassy deck area that can be used for picnicking.&nbsp;</p><p>The grand re-opening takes place from 6-8 this evening.&nbsp; It's free and open to the public.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 00:35:19 +0000 Bob Eccles 46293 at http://wemu.org Re-Built Rutherford Pool Opens Friday Rutherford Pool Project Nearing Fundraising Goal http://wemu.org/post/rutherford-pool-project-nearing-fundraising-goal <p>The start of construction on the re-building of Ypsilanti's Rutherford pool is so close you can almost hear the sounds of folks enjoying a cool dip on a hot summer day.&nbsp; But as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, work won't begin until $51,000 is raised.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:20:56 +0000 Bob Eccles 27544 at http://wemu.org Rutherford Pool Project Nearing Fundraising Goal More Money Needed for Rutherford Pool Rebuild http://wemu.org/post/more-money-needed-rutherford-pool-rebuild <p>The "Friends of the Rutherford Pool" have raised $750,ooo to rebuild the public pool used by Ypsilanti residents, but higher than expected costs mean more fundraising needs to be done.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:33:25 +0000 Andrew Cluley 22290 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council approves agreement with Friends of the Rutherford Pool http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-city-council-approves-agreement-friends-rutherford-pool <p>Ypsilanti city council last night approved an agreement that covers the re-building and operation of the Rutherford Pool.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:17:09 +0000 Bob Eccles 19643 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council approves agreement with Friends of the Rutherford Pool