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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News

Posted on: August 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Last day of regular pool season Sunday, Aug. 13

Kids jump into Fassnight Pool

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Sunday, August 13, is the last day of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s regular outdoor pool season. After Sunday, all outdoor pools except Fassnight Pool are closed for the season, although Friday, Aug. 11 is the last day for Silver Springs and Westport pools, and Saturday, Aug. 12 is the last day for Meador Pool and McGee McGregor Wading Pool. A full schedule is at

After a busy summer, daily attendance at the Park Board's outdoor pools typically drops off as the first day of school approaches, and nearly all lifeguards are also preparing to return to school and unable to maintain their summer work schedule.

Fassnight Pool reopens Saturday and Sundays only, 1-6:30 p.m., through Labor Day, including Aug. 19-20, 26-27 and Sept. 2-4, including discount Splash & Sizzle swimming all day on Monday, Sept. 4.

Outdoor pool admission fees remain:

  • $4/Youth 3-17 yrs., and seniors 60 yrs. and older; 
  • $5/Adults 18-59 yrs. 
  • Free/Children ages 2 and under, 
  • Discount Splash & Sizzle admission is $1, or free admission with a canned food donation, all ages, every day after 5:30 p.m., and on Labor Day. Donations benefit Ozark Food Harvest. 
  • Admission is free to McGee-McGregor Wading Pool, which is for kids age 6 and under only, with an adult.  

Indoor pools at Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers are open year-round, seven days a week. Regular indoor admission is $10/adults, $7/kids and seniors. 

Detailed information about each pool, swim lessons and more is at For more information, call the Aquatics Hotline at 417-864-2099.  

Another popular Parks water attraction, the Ozarks Stream and Fountain at Jordan Valley Park, is scheduled to remain open through September. The fountain operates daily, with jet fountains running every hour, on the hour, 10 a.m.- 9:30 p.m., and a continuous show 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Admission is free to this interactive water feature. No lifeguards are on duty.

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


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