Work will close Richmond Plunge for nine days

Visitors line the pool during the reopening ceremony for the Richmond Municipal Natatorium, better known as the Richmond Plunge, in Point Richmond in this Aug.14, 2010 photo by Dean Coppola of the West County staff.

The Richmond Plunge will be unavailable to swimmers for more than a week starting Monday, the city has announced.

The historic indoor swimming facility in Point Richmond is scheduled to be closed Aug. 29 to Sept. 9 for installation of new equipment.

The Richmond Swim Center at South 45th Street remains open.




Chris Treadway