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marion poolThe Marion Municipal Swimming Pool is located at Willowood Park, 1855 35th Street in Marion, Iowa. The pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year. Due to staff returning to school, the pool will be open weekends only Aug. 17-Sept. 2. 

Regular Hours

Monday–Friday       12:30–7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 12:30–5 p.m.

Pool Admission

(Cash or Check ONLY)
Ages 3 & Under        $2.75/person
Ages 4–59                $3.75/person
Seniors (Age 60+)    $2.75/person

Pool Passes

Individual Pass        $100/each
Family Pass            $190/family

Purchase season passes at the swimming pool. Only cash or check accepted for payment at pool. 

Family Season Pass Includes two adults and immediate children that all reside at the same address. This can include children of divorced parents who have joint custody, step-children, or foster children. A babysitter/nanny may be added to your family pass for an additional $75. A babysitter is defined as a responsible adult that will bring your children to the pool and supervise them in your absence.

Discounted Admission Days

Pay $2 per person on these special admission days: June 16, July 14, Aug. 11

Family Swim Special

Every Wednesday from 4:30–7 p.m. and every Sunday, 3–5 p.m. Bring the entire family for a swim at the Marion Pool for just $12. Admission can include up to a maximum of 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18. This can include grandparents bringing grandchildren. Family rate available on Wednesday and Sunday evenings ONLY. 

Private Pool Rentals

Evening rentals of the Marion Municipal Pool are available for birthday parties, neighborhood gatherings, church groups, etc. To make a reservation before May 27, contact the Recreation office at 447-3590. After May 27, contact the pool at 377-1654.
Monday–Friday, 7:15–8:45 p.m.................................$200
Saturday–Sunday, 5:15–6:45 p.m.............................$200

Life Jackets

Do you have child-size life jackets that you no longer use? Please consider donating them to the Marion Pool for our swim lesson program. We use them to teach life jacket safety. Life jackets can be dropped off at the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center anytime between 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Thank you in advance!

Marion’s Smoke-Free Parks Ordinance  

With a goal to be the healthiest city in the state and a vision to be the best place in Iowa to raise a family, the City of Marion has made the commitment to smoke-free, nicotine-free and tobacco-free parks and trails. Smoking or the use of tobacco, nicotine products, and vaporizers will not be allowed in City parks or trails. Violators will be subject to a $50. 


Marion Sharks Swim Team


Open to all swimmers who are able to swim 25 yards. Participants have the opportunity to compete against other area teams. Coached by the Marion pool staff.

Mon-Fri  June-July 6:45-8 a.m. (Practices)
Times vary for meets
Marion Swimming Pool

REGISTRATION FEE: $80 per child (+$10 after deadline)   Registration Form
NOTES: Meet schedule will be released at a later date

NEW! Adult Outdoor Water Aerobics


Cool down this summer with some good exercise to help with your joint pain, cardiovascular fitness, balance, and range of motion. The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program (AFAP) is coming to Marion. AFAP is geared towards older adults or those living with a health condition. This program gives you the opportunity to enhance your life whether you are living with arthritis or other related diseases. Take charge of your health and wellness this summer!

Water Aerobics
Tues/Thurs  6/18 through 7/25
4:15-5 p.m.
Marion Swimming Pool
REGISTRATION FEE: $2 daily drop in fee
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: No deadline, drop-in style class
NOTES: All participants must pay the $2 drop-in fee, pool passes are not permitted

Marion pool staff 2018