Doling Family Center

Doling Family Center
  1. Coronavirus Update

    Doling Family Center is open following a regular schedule. Capacity at facilities and indoor pools is limited.

    Face coverings are required while entering the facility, and in common areas such as lobbies, changing rooms and restrooms. Face coverings are not required while exercising, playing sports or swimming, providing you keep a distance of at least 6 feet from others.

    Members and guests must clean workout equipment after use. Cleaning supplies are provided.

    Please continue to practice social distancing by maintaining six feet of separation from other users, and no congregating in common areas. Coffee service is not currently available. Childcare remains closed.

    Read more on the Park Board's Coronavirus response here.



  1. Updated Aquatics Hours

    Starting July 6, the schedule at both Chesterfield and Doling indoor aquatics is:

    Monday-Friday, 5:15 a.m.-noon, Adults only
    Monday-Friday 1-8 p.m., All ages open swim
    Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon, Adults only
    Saturday, Noon-7:30 p.m., All ages open swim
    Sunday, Noon-5 p.m., All ages open swim
    Admission indoor pools:
    Free/Members of Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers.
    $8/adults, $6/seniors for Adults Only Swim
    $4/adults, $3/youth and seniors for All Ages Open Swim

    Capacity is limited at both pools, according to city orders. No shared pool equipment is provided, like kickboards, noodles and weights. Swimmers may bring their own equipment, but may not share equipment with others. Lap lane swimming is limited to one person per lane, unless that person shares a lane with someone in their household. Waterslides and spray features will be on during open swim hours.

    Swimmers are advised to keep a minimum six-foot distance from others in the pool and on the deck, make sure they wash their hands before and after visiting, avoid touching their faces, cover any coughs or sneezes, and please stay home if they are feeling any symptoms of illness.

    Read more about the Park Board's Coronavirus response here.
  2. Outdoor Pools

    Fassnight Pool in Fassnight Park, 1300 S. Campbell Ave., and McGee-McGregor Wading Pool in Phelps Grove Park, 950 E. Bennett, are open following a regular weekly schedule starting July 14.

    In compliance with the City of Springfield’s current COVID-19 orders, pool capacity is limited. Once the pool reaches capacity, additional guests will only be accepted as one in, one out. Guests who leave the pool may have to wait in line to reenter.

    Swimmers and pool guests are also advised to keep a minimum six-foot distance from others on the pool deck, make sure they wash their hands before and after visiting, avoid touching their faces, cover any coughs or sneezes, and please stay home if they are feeling any symptoms of illness.

    Due to limited lifeguard availability as well as operation costs, the Park Board will not open Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs or Westport outdoor pools this summer.

    Read more about the Park Board's pool openings here. Read more about the Park Board's Coronavirus response here.

About Doling Family Center


A full-service family center in historic Doling Park includes gymnasium, indoor track, weight room, cardio equipment, aerobics room, game room, childcare and locker rooms. The Doling Indoor Aquatics Center features a zero-depth entry recreational pool, slide, water spouts, water-brella and other interactive features. Also includes a 3-lane 25-meter lap pool and therapeutic whirlpool spa. Check out our variety of memberships and day passes available. 
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Programs & Classes

  
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Job Openings


The Doling Family Center currently has openings for part-time positions in Fitness, Child Care, and Front Desk. Work shifts may vary between daytime, evening and weekend hours, and may include some holiday hours. Please use the links for a detailed job description and more information. Interested individuals should apply online.

Now hiring certified fitness instructors for group exercise classes at the Doling Family Center. Please fill out our Service Contractors Interest Form.