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Outdoor Aquatic Center
727 Kentucky St.
The Outdoor Aquatic Center will close to the public at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, and resume regular hours Thursday, July 24.
1-8:45 p.m. - Through August 17
except 1-6:45 p.m. on July 4
4-7:45 p.m. - Aug. 18-22; Aug. 25-29
1-8:45 p.m. - Aug. 23-24; Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1
MORNING LAP SWIM*
10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Monday-Saturday, June 2-Aug. 16
7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Aug. 18-22; Aug. 25-29
9 a.m.-:12:45 p.m. - Aug. 23-24; Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1
*This time is available to swim laps or water walk before the pool is open for general swim. The facility is not open for recreational swimming or sunbathing until 1 p.m. Regular admission is charged. A safety break occurs from 12:45 p.m. to 1 p.m. daily. All swimmers must exit the water and wait for the pool to open to the public. Lanes for lap swimming are also available Monday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., during public swim hours. Availability of lanes will depend on swimming lessons and competitive practice.
The Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center provides the good old-fashioned atmosphere of a traditional neighborhood pool with all the fun and excitement of a first-class water park.
After a major renovation in 1995, the Outdoor Aquatic Center now boosts two water slides, zero-depth children's area, diving well, interactive play features including fountains, spray mushrooms, and water buckets, and a 50-meter competition area. The fun and convenience extend out of the water as well, with shaded lounge areas, ample deck space, adjoining grass playground, and a full-line café style concessions area.
The Outdoor Aquatic Center is also host to numerous aquatic camps and swimming lesson programs.