Aquatic Center Overview

The Swimming Pool employs one pool manager and three assistant managers. There are 21 lifeguards who rotate shifts. Maximum capacity is 331. The Pool is under the direction of the Park Superintendent.

Aquatic Center Features

3,400 Square Foot Competition Pool

  • 6 lanes x 25 Yards
  • Starts at 3 1/2 feet, deepens to 7 feet deep
  • Includes handicapped aquatic lift
  • Accommodations for water polo, basketball and volleyball

2,100 Square Foot Leisure Pool:

  • Tree house slide for young kids
  • 10 foot tall small dumping bucket
  • Rotating Pod Spray "The Snail"
  • Water Spray Dome "The Water Bug"
  • 5 deck geysers
  • 20 foot underwater bench
  • 90 foot lazy river
  • Walk-in, handicapped entries and stair

Bath House

  • Men's, women's and family changing areas
  • Concessions
  • Support space for lifeguards and pool equipment

Other Pool Information

  • The pool will be open Memorial Day through Labor Day
  • Times are designated for adult lap swimming, swimming lessons, swim team, night swimming and full public access swimming
  • Life guards are Red Cross trained and certified
  • A licensed, full-time Pool Manager is on site at all times when the pool is open
  • Chlorine levels are strictly maintained at the levels set by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Children must be accompanied by a responsible person in the baby pool
  • Swim diapers are required
  • Alcohol and smoking are prohibited at this site
  • No glass containers or carry-in food allowed in the pool area
  • Swimming or not, all attendees pay the daily fees
  • Concessions are available, no outside food will be allowed
  • Hardships cases, please contact Kiersten Richards at                (308) 254-0956 or (308) 279-1138.
  • Friday nights are reserved for private parties. A weeks notice is required to line up staffing

2019 Aquatic Center opens May 25 and will close September 1

School starts on Thursday, August 15.  During the week of Monday, August 12, the Aquatic Center will be open for adult lap swimming from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.,  Monday through Friday until August 30.  The Aquatic Center will be open for public swimming on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Activity Days/Times

Day | Time
Public Swimming
Week Days - 1 pm - 6 pm  Week Ends - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Swim Team
Monday - Friday 7 am - 9 am
Swimming Lessons
Monday - Friday 9 am - 10 am | 10 am - 11 am | 11 am - 12 pm
Adult Lap Swimming
Monday - Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.  Early session 6:00 am - 7:00 am beginning July 1.
Public Night Swimming
Starts Wednesday, July 3: Each Sunday 5 pm - 7 pm & Wednesday 6 pm - 8 pm - July Only

Admission Fees

Daily Admission
Season Pass | Other Fees
Children (5 and under)
Youth (6-18)
Adults (18-61)
Seniors (62 & up)
Swimming Lessons
$50.00 (5 sessions)
Water Aerobics
$40.00 with purchase of season pass
Water Aerobics
$40.00 plus daily center admittance
Aquatic Center rental
$140.00 per hour

Family pool passes are for immediate family members living in the household only. Immediate family is defined as a mother and/or father, children and step-children living in one household (children must be 18 and under). Unmarried children, 19-23, may be on the membership only if the child is a fulltime college student or is in the military with proper college or military ID. Foster children or other children under the legal guardianship of a parent may be added to a family membership by providing a copy of the official court documents awarding the member custody of the child.

Swimming Lessons - 2019

Contact Kiersten Richards at (308) 254-0956 or (308) 279-1138 for sign up information.

Swimming Lessons Dates:

  • Week 1 - Monday, June 3
  • Week 2 - Monday, June 10
  • Week 3 - Monday, June 17
  • Week 4 - Monday, June 24

Swim Meet


Dash for the Splash Triathlon

Saturday, August 3

For additional information on swimming lesson dates, private lessons, Mom's and Tot's, water aerobics or general questions, contact Kiersten Richards at (308) 254-0956 or (308) 279-1138.

Life Guard applications available February 22 to March 15 from Jo Houser at the City Hall.

Season Pass Application (PDF)