Covington's pool will close early this year – on Aug. 1 – to accommodate the construction of a long-awaited cover.
Funded in part by a grant, the project will add a fabric cover to the facility that will allow the pool to be used year-round.
"The walls on the outside will roll-up so there will be open airflow during the summer," Gordon said. "Then they'll be lowered in the cooler months and the pool will be heated."
Gordon said the general public is excited about the project.
"It shouldn't take long for it to be completed," he said.
In addition to the pool, a walking trail is also being added at Cobb-Parr Memorial Park. Its construction has been halted recently due to the amount of rain the area's experienced.