Goodman’s Jewelers, 220 State Street, will be sponsoring the Goodman Day by providing free admission to the first 500 kids to come to the pool on Friday, July 1. The gates open for recreation swim time open at 12:30 p.m.
Goodman Day is in honor of Irwin and Bob Goodman who were long-time supporters of many organizations in Madison, including Madison Parks. Their donation of $2.8 million for the construction of the pool was needed impetus to get a pool built in Madison.
Even after the pool was built, they continued to support it by establishing a scholarship fund. Hundreds of children, regardless of their income level, have learned how to swim at Madison Parks Goodman Pool.
Gilbert the Goodman Guppy will celebrates his 5th birthday on Friday, July 1 from 2-3 p.m. Enjoy this special day at the pool with a birthday celebration. Decorate your own birthday crown and enjoy some cake