The Junction City
Municipal Swimming Pool, located at 1005 W 5th Street, is a 50-meter, 8 lane Olympic size pool. Renovated in 1988, the pool complex also has an intermediate pool three feet deep, a toddler wading pool and a triple slide installed in 2005. The slide has 360-degree, 180-degree and 90-degree tubes. The structure is awesome at 28 feet high and is a favorite attraction at the facility.
The facility also has a concessions area that sells hot dogs, giant pretzels with cheese, cheeseburgers, snow cones, nachos, assorted candy and Pepsi products.
The newest addition to the pool complex is the Spraygrounds, a 4,400 sq. ft. water wonderland with water canons, jumping jets, crown geysers, and a palm tree that sprays water from the leaf petals.
The City Pool has the most competitive fees in the area. A family season swim pass is $150.00 for up to 4 immediate family members and $30.00 for each additional immediate family member, a single season swim pass is $45.00. Daily admission is $3.00 for children and $3.00 for adults. The facility is open daily (Sunday-Monday) from 1:00-7:00 p.m. from Memorial Day until school starts. Pool Passes may be purchased at the 12th Street Community Center 1002 W 12th Street Monday - Friday between 7:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday, Wed and Friday and 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Tues and Thurs. Key Tags for entrance to the pool will be issued, all family members must be present for individual photos when the pass is issued. For more information on classes or passes call 785-238-7529 or see 12th Street's Facebook Page.
For information on the 2016 Pool Season, check out the 12th Street Community Center's Facebook page under NOTES.