- Associated Press - Sunday, March 8, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Due to budgetary constraints, swimming pools at Chemin-A-Haut, Lake Bistineau, Lake D’Arbonne and North Toledo Bend state parks will not open for summer 2015.

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne’s office, in a news release, said the closure does not impact the wave pool at Bayou Segnette State Park in Westwego or water playgrounds at other parks, and beach swimming will still be available.

The Bayou Segnette State Park wave pool opens Memorial Day weekend and, water playbrounds will open April 1 at Bogue Chitto in Franklinton, Chicot in Ville Platte, Fontainebleau in Mandeville, Lake Bruin in St. Joseph, Lake Fausse Pointe near St. Martinville, Palmetto Island near Abbeville, Poverty Point Reservoir in Delhi, St. Bernard in Braithwaite and Tickfaw in Springfield.

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