The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park will open for the summer 2022 season on Saturday May 28th.
The Swimming Pool will be open 7 days a week, from 1 pm to 7 pm. The concession stand will also be in full operation offering a wide variety of snacks and beverages.
The single person daily admission is $2.00 with children under five years of age free with paid adult admission.A single person season pass is $50.00, and a family season pass is $100.Season passes must be purchased at the City Building during regular business hours; 8:00 am to 5 pm. As a reminder, swimming pool patrons under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a paying customer age 14 or older.
Pool Parties will also be available to the public this year. Registration and payment may be made through the City Clerk’s office. Pool parties may be scheduled from 7 pm to 9 pm every evening of the week, with the exception of Mondays and Thursdays.
This year welcomes several new upgrades within the swimming pool, including new slides and spray features. With new equipment, comes new rules. The minimum rider height requirement for the water slides is 48 inches, with one rider allowed at a time. These rules will take some time to adjust to, however the City of Russell wants to ensure the safety of all patrons on the new equipment.