Park Board to Open Indoor Pools Saturday

Get ready to take a dip.

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has announced they will be reopening indoor pools at Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers on Saturday, May 23, in accordance with the city of Springfield’s new orders on COVID-19 restrictions.

The indoor pools will operate on a modified schedule which will depend on the availability of lifeguards and pool staff.

Starting Saturday, the schedule for both Chesterfield and Doling will be:

  • Monday-Friday, 7:15-11 a.m.: Adults only swim. 1-5 p.m.: All ages open swim.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon: Adults only swim. Noon-3:30 p.m.: All ages open swim.
  • Sunday, noon-2:30 p.m.: All ages open swim.

While the pools will be open, there will be no shared pool equipment like kickboards, noodles, or weights. If a swimmer brings their own items, they will be prohibited from sharing them with others.

Swim lessons and other organized events are not available.

If you need more information, contact Chesterfield Family Center at 417-891-1616 or Doling Family Center at 417-837-5900.

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