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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.



The Marion Pool is located at Willowood Park, 1855 35th Street. With many pool staff members heading off to college or back to school, the pool will be open reduced hours. The pool will officially close for the season on Labor Day.

Lap Swim only from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 26--Friday, Aug. 30

Weekend Hours:
Aug. 31, Sept. 1 & 2
Lap Swim 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Open Swim 12:30-5 p.m.  

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 and up          $3.75/person                                                                                                                                            Lap Swim (all ages)  $3.75/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.................................$225
Saturday–Sunday, 5:15–6:45 p.m.............................$225

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 Pool Staff-2019

2019 Staff