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While Chester pool is closed, kids in the community get special deal

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CHESTER, IL (KFVS) -

Although the community pool in Chester, Illinois closed last summer, kids from the area are getting a special deal.

According to the Chester mayor, the city of Chester and Perryville, Mo. have made a deal. Kids from Chester can receive the same price for membership at the Perry Park Center.

The center has a pool, track and movie theater, In return, Perryville kids will get a discount on a membership at the Chester library.

The mayor said this deal will run for the duration of the year.

The community pool in Chester closed last summer due to high repair costs.

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