FOSS Swim School Closes Two Swimming Pools Due to Crytosporidium Contamination
KSTP Oct. 2, 2019
Foss Swim School has temproarily closed its St. Louis Park and St. Paul pools after a student and instructor were confirmed to have cryptosporidium.
The spokesperson said the pools will be closed for two weeks to remediate the water. They are both set to reopen on Oct. 15. The school will drain and refill the pools, and improve some filtration systems. In its 26 years of operation, Foss Swim School has never had a confirmed case of cryptosporidium.
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