Commerce City Pool

Scott Harvey / KETR

The Commerce City Council has determined that "the high price tag required to repair and maintain the pool" is to blame for a decision to close the city pool.

Commerce to Temporarily Close Pool for Repairs

Jul 18, 2012
Scott Harvey / KETR

COMMERCE - The closing will allow crews to perform maintenance on an existing pool pump that has been having some problems in recent weeks.

City searching for answers into Sunday drowning

Jul 11, 2011

COMMERCE – An investigation was continuing Monday into the death of 9-year-old Diamond Bronston, who drowned while swimming in the Commerce City Pool Sunday while the facility was closed.

Bronston reportedly climbed the fence Sunday after sneaking out of her home. She was found submerged in 13 feet of water by the time emergency personnel arrived at approximately 7:45 a.m. and later pronounced dead after being transported to Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

Young girl drowns Sunday in Commerce

Jul 10, 2011

COMMERCE – The Commerce Police Department is reporting that a 9-year-old girl has drowned at the City Swimming Pool. The incident occurred Sunday morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. while the pool was closed.

Upon arrival on scene, a girl later identified as Diamond Bronston was found at the bottom of the pool in water 13 feet deep. Commerce Firefighter Jeremy Littlefield pulled her out of the pool and CPR was immediately performed. Bronston was then transported by ambulance to Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville where she was pronounced dead.