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Fort Wayne/ Allen County

Meadowbrook Pool season winds down

Meadowbrook Pool in New Haven will offer free swimming from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and then be closed for the season.

For more information, call the pool at 749-4323.

New Haven’s Jury Pool will be open from 12:30 to 9 p.m. daily through Aug. 11. Rates for Aug. 17, 18, 24 and 25 will be reduced to $3 a person age 3 and older.

The pool will be open 12:30 to 7 p.m. those days.

For more information about Jury Pool, call 245-0152.

Baseball academy touts area benefit

Fort Wayne’s World Baseball Academy at the ASH Centre, 1701 Freeman St., is touting $1 million in economic benefit to the area, officials said.

The Hoosier Classics have been hosting 15 separate events over 10 weekends.

The contests began April 26 and wrap up Aug. 4. Players are ages 11 through 18.

Economic impact is based on projections from Visit Fort Wayne, the area’s tourism agency. It takes into account the number of visiting teams and money spent at hotels, restaurants and shopping.

– Journal Gazette