The Maytag Pool will be closing on Monday, August 18th for the season. On Tuesday, August 19th, the annual doggie swim will held from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The cost of the event is $5.00 per dog/person. For safety reasons, only one handler (16 years and older) will be allowed to enter the pool area with each dog. Handlers are not allowed to swim during this event. Spectators may watch from the pool pavilion area or from outside of the fence. For more information about the pool closing date or the doggie swim event, call the Newton Parks Office at (641) 792-1470.