2017 Pool Season
May 29–September 4
Marion Municipal Swimming Pool
1855 35th Street, Marion
NEW! Summer Safety Night at the Pool THURSDAY, MAY 25
FROM 4:30–6:30 P.M.
Join us before the pool season “officially” begins. Lifeguards
will be conducting their final night of training and what better
way to show off their skills than to have the public come out
and participate. We will demonstrate water safety skills and
rescues and have water games for you to participate in. This
open swim is open to everyone. Watch for more details as the
date gets closer. We've also invited the Marion Police and Fire
Departments to make an appearance.
Swimming Pool Regular Hours:
Monday–Friday 12:30–7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 12:30–5 p.m.
Weekends only from August 19–Labor Day
Hours During Session 1 Swim Lessons:
June 5–9 & June 12–16 12:30–4 p.m.
Daily Adult Lap Swim Hours:
Monday–Sunday 11a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Monday–Sunday (Lap Lane) 12:30 p.m.–Close
No evening lap swim during session 1 swim lessons
Pool Admission—Cash or Check only
Ages 3 & Under $2.75
Ages 4 & Older $3.75
Seniors (Age 60+) $2.75
Seasonal Pass Purchases
Individual Pass $100
Family Pass $190
Purchase season passes at the Marion Parks & Recreation office at Lowe Park or Thomas Park from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Passes may also be purchased at the swimming pool starting May 25. Only cash or checks are accepted for payment at the pool.
Family Season Pass – Includes two adults and immediate children that all reside at the same address. This could include children of divorced parents who have joint custody, step-children or foster children. A babysitter may be added to your family pass for an additional $75. A babysitter is defined as a responsible young adult that will bring your children to the pool and supervise them in your absence.
Discounted Admission Days
$2.00 Days – June 18 • July 16 • August 13
Pay $2.00 per person on these special admission days
$12 Family Nights – Every Wednesday 4:30-7 p.m. AND Sunday from 3-5 p.m.
Bring your entire family for a night swim at the Marion Pool any Wednesday or Sunday evening for a reduced admission! Admission can include up to a maximum of two adults and four children under the age of 18 during family night swims.This can include grandparents bringing grandchildren.
NEW! Back To School Night at the Pool
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9
FROM 6–8 P.M.
Join pool staff for a night of fun and games before the summer
season officially comes to an end. The one night when pool staff
gets to interact with the public, participating in water fun and
games. Watch for more details as the date gets closer.
Do you have child-size life jackets that you no longer use? Please consider donating them to the Marion Pool for our swim lesson program. We use them to teach life jacket safety. Life jackets can be dropped off at the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center anytime between 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Thank you in advance!
Marion’s Smoke-Free Parks Ordinance Now in Effect
With a goal to be the healthiest city in the state and a vision to be the best place in Iowa to raise a family, the City of Marion has made the commitment to smoke-free, nicotine-free and tobacco-free parks and trails. Smoking or the use of tobacco, nicotine products, and vaporizers will not be allowed in City parks or trails. Violators will be subject to a $50.