Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

St. Louis Pools Opening for Summer

Posted By on Wed, Jun 9, 2021 at 5:02 PM

click to enlarge Marquette Pool will be back in action on Friday. - DUTCHTOWN ST. LOUIS

Pool season is coming back in St. Louis.

Mayor Tishaura Jones announced today that the city's three outdoor pools will reopen on Friday. Indoor pools are open and still operating with limited hours — but without the need for a reservation.



“City pools give young people the opportunity to come together, have fun and cool off in a safe environment,” Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Greg Hayes said in a news release.

City pools were closed last summer when St. Louis was still in the first months of the pandemic. Now, Hayes says the challenge is staffing up for the season. Earlier today, the city sent out a notice that it hopes to fill more than 100 open jobs in a variety of departments, including recreation.

Lifeguards in the city make $15 an hour and must be at least fifteen years old.

Hours for the city's outdoor pools are noon to 6 p.m. every day, although Marquette Pool (4025 Minnesota Ave., 314-353-1250) stays open until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The other outdoor pools are Chambers Pool (3115 Franklin Ave., 314-534-7953) and Fairgrounds Pool (4011 Natural Bridge Ave., 314-533-2702).
  • Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get the latest on the news, things to do and places to eat delivered right to your inbox.
  • Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 15th, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation