2018 Pool Season
June 1–August 21
Weekends only from August 21–Labor Day
Lap Swim Admission
(11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)
(Cash or Check ONLY)
All Ages $3.75/person
End of Season Pool Hours
As lifeguards return to school and classes resume at area schools, the hours of operation at the Marion Pool will adjust slightly. Please note the following hours of operation for the month of August:
Monday - Friday; 12:30-7 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday; 12:30-5 p.m.
Lap Swim; 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., daily
Aug. 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Lap Swim Only; 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Aug. 25-26 & Sept. 1-3
Lap Swim; 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Open Swim; 12:30 - 5 p.m.
Regular Pool Admission:
(Cash or Check ONLY)
Ages 3 & Under $2.75/person
Ages 4–59 $3.75/person
Seniors (Age 60+) $2.75/person
Season Pool Passes:
Individual Pass $100/each
Family Pass $190/family
Purchase season passes at the Marion Parks and Recreation offices at Lowe Park or Thomas Park, Monday–Friday,
7 a.m.–4 p.m. Passes may also be purchased during swim lesson registration day on April 28 and at the swimming pool starting May 28. 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:
$2 Days ― June 17 • July15 • August 12
Pay $2 per person on these special admission days
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.
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.