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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 25


Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor pools open for the 2019 season Saturday, May 25.

Before each pool opens, the Park Board works with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to measure water quality. Health Department and Park Board staff will inspect Silver Springs Pool and be available for interviews and b-roll Friday, May 24, 1 p.m. at 1100 N. Hampton Ave.

Fassnight, Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport pools will be open Saturday and Sunday, 1-6:30 p.m.

Fassnight, Grant Beach and Meador pools only are also open Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 1-6:30 p.m., for discount Splash & Sizzle, with all-day $1 admission, or free with a canned food donation, benefiting Ozarks Food Harvest.

After the holiday weekend, all outdoor pools follow their regular schedule through Sunday, Aug. 11. Each pool is open six days a week, 1-6:30 p.m., with maintenance days staggered Monday through Wednesday, and all outdoor pools open Thursday through Sunday. A full schedule is at

Daily outdoor pool admission is $3/adults, $2.50/youth and seniors. Discount Splash & Sizzle admission takes place daily after 5:30p.m., $1 for all ages or free with a canned food item donation, benefiting Ozarks Food Harvest. Discount coupon books and season passes are available.

McGee-McGregor Wading Pool also opens for the season Saturday, following its own schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m., and Sunday 1-4 p.m. Admission there is free, but the pool is for kids age 6 and under with a parent only.

Indoor pools at Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers offer outdoor admission rates Monday-Thursday only, 1-6:30 p.m. Regular indoor pool admission is $6/kids and seniors, $8/adults.

Detailed information about each pool, swimming lessons, pool rules, swim team and more is available in the 2019 Summer Aquatics program guide and at For more information or weather cancellations, call the Aquatics Hotline at 417-864-2099.

For media inquiries, contact Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-874-2943 (office) or 417-224-5510 (mobile).(For safety and security purposes, media is not allowed in the gate of any Park Board pool without prior clearance through Parks Administration. Please contact Jenny Edwards before arriving.)


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