Springfield/Greene County Outdoor Pools Open Saturday

Families around Greene County will be able to splash into Memorial Day as the county’s six outdoor pools will be opening for the summer season on Saturday.

The pools at Fassnight, Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport will be open Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 6:30 p.m.. The McGee-McGregor Wading Pool is also open this weekend from 10 a.m. to noon & 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and only 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Fassnight, Grant Beach and Meador pools will also be open Memorial Day for a special “Splash & Sizzle” event, featuring discounted admission. You can pay $1 on Memorial Day or get in free with a donation of a canned food item to benefit Ozark Food Harvest.

Regular hours for the pools will begin after the holiday weekend. Here are the schedules for each of the pools:

Fassnight & Meador: Closed Mondays, open Tuesday-Sunday 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Grant Beach & Westport: Closed Tuesdays, open Wednesday through Monday from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Silver Springs: Closed Wednesdays, open Thursday through Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

McGee-McGregor: Closed Mondays, open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to Noon & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., open Sunday from 1-4 p.m..

The pools are scheduled to be open through August 11.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2.50 for ages 3-17 and seniors. Every day after 5:30 p.m. is “Splash & Sizzle” time where you can enter for $1 or a canned food donation.

McGee-McGregor is free for children under 6 with an adult.