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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Aquatic Centers begin to close for season after Sunday, August 5

2018 Aquatic Center Closing Schedule

The City of Joplin’s three aquatic centers will begin closing for the summer on a staggered schedule beginning Sunday, August 5.


“Back-to-school season is a challenging time for us staffing-wise,” said Jessica Johnson, Recreation Supervisor with Joplin Parks & Recreation. “We begin closing the pools in August due to our lifeguards returning to high school and college.”


Ewert Aquatic Center, located at 7th and Murphy Blvd., will close for the season on August 5.


Schifferdecker Aquatic Center, located at 4th & Schifferdecker, will be open 7 days a week until August 12. The last Family Swim Night of the year will be on Friday, August 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Cunningham Aquatic Center, located at 26th & Maiden Lane, will be open only on weekends from August 4 until Labor Day, September 3.


Hours of operation are from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.


For more information, please visit www.joplinparks.org or call 417-625-4750.

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