May 31, 2012

News to Use May 31, 2012

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Oasis Pool Pricing/hours

Daily Lap Swim   FREE

Children under 3   FREE

Youth (17 & Under)   $1.50

Adult (18 & older)   $2.00

Monthly Passes 17 and under   $20.00

Individual Adult 18 and up   $40.00

Family (Up to 5 members)   $45.00

Season Passes 17 and under   $30.00

Individual Adult 18 and up $50.00

Family   $70.00

Youth coupon booklet (10)   $10.00

Adult coupon booklet (10)   $15.00

Lap Swim

Monday – Friday

6:00am – 7:00am

11:00am – 1:00pm

Open Swim

Monday – Friday

1:00pm – 6:00pm

Weekends & Holidays (Open Swim Only)

10:00am – 6:00pm


Per Station Bulletin 1620,  dated May 30, the following locations are now off limits for all military personnel at all times:  8th Street Smoke Shop; Dely’s  Smoke Shop and CMS Smoke Shop.  The area known as, “Shit Creek,” continues to be off-limits to all military from sunset to sunrise.

Post and Relief

Marine Aircraft Group 13 will hold a post and relief ceremony for its incoming and outgoing sergeants major on the parade field, June 5 at 6:00 p.m., when Sgt. Maj. Irene O’Neal will relinquish command to Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Archambault as the sergeant major of MAG-13.

Firehose 5K fun run

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is scheduled to host a 5k Fire Hose Fun Run at 6:30 a.m. on June 16, 2012. MCAS Yuma invites the local community to participate in the fun run. During the run fire trucks will be stationed at certain parts to spray runners with the fire hoses. All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal and certificate of appreciation. Participants for the fun run can register at A registration fee of $20 is requested for active duty Marines and $25 for all other participants.

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