City Park Pool and Iowa City Splash pads to open May 28

Time to break out the sunscreen and bathing suits. City Park pool and the spray/splash pads at Wetherby, Fairmeadows, and Tower Court Parks will open to the public on Saturday, May 28, 2016. 

The City Park Pool is located outdoors on Park Road in Upper City Park on the northwest side of Iowa City. Adult lap swim will be held 7 days a week, 11:30- 1 p.m., followed by open swim from 1-5 p.m. and Twilight swim from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $4 per person, and $2 per person for Twilight swim. Children 2-years-old and under swim for free. Additionally, 30-day and annual passes are available for families and individuals. These passes grant access to all Iowa City pools including Robert A. Lee, Mercer Park Aquatic Center and City Park.

The splash pads are open daily, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., during the summer season and do not require a fee. The pads are located at:

Wetherby Splash Pad
2400 Taylor Drive 
Fairmeadows Splash Pad
2500 Miami Drive
Tower Court Spray Pad
1124 Tower Ct.

For more information, visit the Iowa City Parks and Recreation website:

Date of publication

Thursday, May 26, 2016