Saturday, July 01, 2017

Why Can't We All Just Go to the Pool?

In Montpelier, Vt., the town pool was shaped like a saucer. Why? Why not.

At their best, pools like these are still democratic spaces, leisure spaces for the masses, where anybody who knows how to swim, or is willing to stand in the shallow end, can have as much fun as an Olympic star. No expensive gear or uniforms needed.