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Swimming Pools

Published 5/2/2012

Pools Garden City

Municipal Pool (The Big Pool)

Address: 504 Maple St.

Opening date: May 26

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 1 to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday and on holidays.

Cost: $1 all ages, $2 with slide pass, coupon books available for discounted rates and for groups

Overview: Affectionately called "The Big Pool," the Garden City Municipal Pool holds 2.2 million gallons of water and measures 220 by 330 feet. Features include three water slides, inner tube rentals, a concession stand and a children's pool with zero-depth entry.

Garden City Family YMCA

Address: 1224 N. Center St.

Opening date: Open year round.

Hours: 5 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Friday; 1 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Cost: Daily guest fees without member — $10 Adult (25 and older); $15 family; $8 young adult (18 to 24); $4 senior (55 and older); $6 youth (17 and younger); daily guest fees with member — $5 adult; $7.50 family; $4 young adult; $4 senior; $3 youth

Overview: The Garden City Family YMCA offers a 25-yard, six-lane heated swimming pool for the public's use. In addition, the YMCA has a new, expanded pool area, including a water slide and zero depth entry that opened in late March 2010.

Holcomb

Sonnie Baird Pool

Address: 106 Wiley St., Holcomb

Phone: 277-2152

Opening date: May 27 (free on opening day)

Hours: 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 1 to 5:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday

Cost: $1 (5 and older), free (4 and younger)

Season passes: single - $30; family - $50

Overview: Sonnie Baird Pool, a 210,000-gallon, outdoor facility operated by the Holcomb Recreation Commission, offers a high dive, a low dive and a water slide for the community's use. Offerings include party rooms and swim parties (reservations and $125 fee required). Water aerobics classes also are offered.

Cimarron

Phone: (620) 855-3922

Operated by: city of Cimarron

Opening date: May 23 (tentative)

Hours: 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday; 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday, water aerobics.

Cost: Cimarron residents, free; other: children 6 to 12, $1; 13 and older, $2.

Season passes: Children 12 and younger, $10; 13 and older, $20; family, $36.

Private Rental: Call for details.

Lessons: Call for details.

Overview: Pool has one high diving board, two low diving boards; baby pool; one slide in 3-foot area.

Dighton

Address: 300 W. Annabella St.

Phone: (620) 397-2166

Operated by: city of Dighton

Opening date: May 28

Hours: 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Sunday; noon to 1 p.m., adult swims daily; night swims to be determined.

Cost: daily, $1.50, 14 and younger; $2 adults; re-admit for night swim, $1.50 child; $2 adult.

Season passes: $40 single child; $50 single adult; $125 family of four; families of 5 or more, $30 each additional member.

Overview: Pool has diving board, slide and wading pool. Swim lessons are offered. Call for details.

Greeley County/Tribune

Address: 202 Zenaide St.

Phone: (620) 376-4721

Operated — jointly by city of Tribune/Greeley County

Opening date: May 23

Hours: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday; family night swims: Sundays/Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m.; water aerobics, Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Mommy & Me classes, Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Cost: children 5 to 11, $1.25; children 12 and older and adult, $1.50; Baby pool free.

Pool rental: $35/hour available upon request.

Hugoton

Address: 114 E. Fourth St.

Phone: (620) 544-2793

Operated by — the Hugoton Recreation Commission

Opening date: May 30

Hours: 2 to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday; adult swim: 1 to 2 p.m., daily; Monday through Saturday, 6 to 7 p.m.; night swim: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday/Friday.

Cost: $2; adult swim, $1.50; night swim, $1.50.

Season passes: $35, individual.

Swim lessons: Call for details after May 30.

Private rental: $60/hour for parties of one to 35; $80/hour for parties of 36 to 50.

Overview: Pool has two low diving boards; two-flume slide and children's pool.

Ingalls

Phone: (620) 335-5187

Operated by the Ingalls Recreation Commission

Opening date: May 28

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday nights; Sunday 2 to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Swim Lessons: Call at start of season for details.

Overview: Pool has a diving board, a slide, a baby pool and water toys available.

Johnson City

Address: 100 E. Greenwood Ave.

Phone: (620) 492-6471

Operated by — Stanton County Recreation Commission

Opening date: May 28

Hours: 1 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday; evening swim: 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday;

Cost: 12 and younger, 75 cents; 13 and older, $1; baby pool, 25 cents

Season passes: 12 and younger, $22; 13 and older, $30; family passes: family of three, $60; family of four, $70; family of five, $80; family of six and more, $90.

Swim lessons: Offered through SCRC (620) 492-2101.

Overview: Pool has two low diving boards; two slides; kiddie pool is 1 1/2-feet deep. Concession stand.

Lakin

Beymer Aquatics Center

Phone: (620) 355-6621

Operated — by the city of Lakin

Opening date: Outdoor (May 26); Indoor Center (open year-round)

Hours: Indoor — Lap Time: 5 to 7 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; open swim: 3 to 5 p.m.

Outdoor — 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Lap swims: 5:30 to 7 a.m., and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 5 to 6 p.m., daily. Water aerobics: 6 to 7 p.m.

Cost: $1 daily fee, children and adult.

Season passes: $35 individual; $80 family. Locker rental: $5 per month, $40 per year.

Swim lessons: June 6 through 9, 13 through 16; 27 through 30, and July 5 through 8; 18 through 21, 25 through 28.

Overview: Outdoor pool has two diving boards, lap swimming area, shallow pool and children's wading pool; indoor pool has six lanes, 25 yards in length.

Wichita County/Leoti

Phone: (620) 375-2600

Operated by — the Wichita County Parks Recreation Commission

Opening date: May 30

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday; lap swims: noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; evening lap swims: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday.

Cost: children 5 and younger, free when accompanied by adult; 5 and older, $1.50 daily.

Season passes: call for details, (620) 375-2077.

Overview: Pool includes one low diving board; two-wind slide; wading pool with water toys. Special activities scheduled throughout summer, call WCPRC at 375-2077 for details.

Satanta

Address: 1109 Ojibwa St.

Phone: (620) 649-2626

Operated by — the city of Satanta

Opening date: May 30

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday; night swims: 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday/Saturday; lap swims: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., daily; water aerobics: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

Cost: 18 and younger, $1; Older than 18, $1.50.

Season passes: $25, single; $50, family household.

Lessons: mid-June and mid-July, call pool after May 20 for details.

Private rental: $20 per hour, per 20 people.

Overview: Pool has low diving board; baby pool; one slide, concession stand.

Scott City

Address: 1204 Jefferson St.

Phone: (620) 872-2308

Operated by — the city of Scott City

Opening date: May 16

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Special hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday/Thursday, family nights; lap swims: noon to 1 p.m., Monday through Saturday; 9 to 11 p.m., moonlight swim, June 11 and July 9.

Cost: Younger than 5, free; 5 and older, $1.

Season passes: single, $30; two family members, $40; three or more family members, $70.

Swim lessons: Red Cross lessons, July 11 through 15, July 25 through 29

Private parties: Call pool for pricing/details.

Overview: Pool has two low diving boards; baby pool with shade/entry; four slides; concession, tables/chairs.

Sublette

Phone: (620) 675-2306

Operated by — the city of Sublette

Opening date: May 29

Hours: 1 to 6 p.m., daily (seven days a week)

Cost: $1 daily fee, children and/or adult.

Season passes: $30 children; $50 adults; $100 family.

Overview: Pool has two diving boards, a wading pool for children and concession stand.

Syracuse

Address: 808 N. Main St.

Phone: (620) 384-6933

Operated by — Hamilton County

Opening date: May 23

Hours: 1 to 5 p.m., Monday through Sunday; night swim: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday; morning swim: 6 to 8 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Adult water aerobics: 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Cost: 4 and younger, free; 5 and older, $1.50.

Season passes: single, $40; family of two, $70; family of three or more, $100.

Swim lessons: July 11 through 15 and July 18 through 22. Cost: $30 per child, $20 for each additional child; private lessons: $50.

Pool Rental: Pool can be rented for private parties — less than 50 people, $80; 50 or more people, $100.

Overview: Pool has two diving boards and a slide; two sun-bathing decks, two picnic tables; wading pool includes dumping buckets and a boat with a slide.

Ulysses

Address: 204 E. Wheat Ave.

Phone: (620) 356-4244

Operated by — the Grant County Recreation Commission

Opening date: May 28

Hours: Outdoor — 1 to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday; Evenings: Tuesday/Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.; indoor — lap swims, 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday; 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday; senior swim: daily, 9 to 10 a.m.; water aerobics: 6 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Cost: 16 and younger, $2; 17 and older, $3; seniors (62 and older), $1.50.

Season passes: Call for details, (620) 356-4233.

Overview: Pool has high/low diving boards; Wibit toy available for private parties; Wading pools, no zero entry; concession; picnic and shaded areas.

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