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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Watertown CitiBus


August 13, 2020 (315) 785-7772

City of Watertown to Provide Free Pool Shuttle


Shuttle offered to Thompson Park Pool

(Watertown, NY)—The City of Watertown in partnership with First Student Transit will be offering a
free shuttle to the new Thompson Park Pool beginning Friday August 14, 2020 and running through
Saturday, September 5, 2020. The shuttle will operate daily, Monday-Saturdays.

First Student will pick up riders at the Fairgrounds Arena and The North Side Flynn Pool on Division
Street. This is an effort to provide greater access to one of Watertown’s most enjoyed summer hot
spots, Thompson Park!

The schedule is as follows:

Thompson Park Pool Shuttle


DO/PU

DO/PU

DO/PU
PU

only
DO

Fairgrounds Pool 10:00 12:15 2:15 4:15 5:45


Arrive at Park 10:30 1:00 2:45 4:45
DO/PU

DO/PU

DO/PU
PU

only
DO

North Elementary 10:15 12:30 2:30 4:30 6:00


Arrive at Park 10:30 1:00 2:45 4:45

Leave Park Noon 2:00 4:00 5:30


PU=Pick UP DO=Drop Off

 The shuttle is free of charge this summer as a result of CARES Act funding received for
CitiBus transit operations in Watertown.

 Riders are asked to continue wearing face masks while on the bus in accordance with CDC
guidelines and follow social distancing guidelines.
 Buses are limited to 20 riders each time and will serve the community on a first come, first
serve basis.

 Children under 12 are required to be accompanied by an adult.

 The shuttle runs as long as the pool is open; in case of inclement weather, riders should call
CitiBus to confirm pick up.

First Student is continuing daily cleaning and disinfection processes with increased cleaning staff
added for deep cleaning in the evening. Please follow all personal hygiene guidelines by washing
hands frequently and containing coughs. For guidance on protecting yourself, go to the NY State
Health Department Link for COVID-19 at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

Please call CitiBus offices with questions at (315) 785-7772.