Phoenix closing public pools a week early

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PHOENIX -- City budget cuts mean public pools in Phoenix will be closing early this summer.

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Budget issues forcing Phoenix pools to close early - Budget woes are forcing Phoenix city pools to close early this summer.

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The last day is Sunday, July 26, a full week before originally planned.

People who use the pools are not happy.

"Some people out there don't have pools in their backyards," one swimmer told 3TV. "They can come out here to have fun and get wet and feel good."

Phoenix has already started closing the pools on Fridays. Officials said that move has saved the city $350,000. They said shutting down the pools a week early will save another $150,000.