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Pool Pool


Centralia Municipal Swimming Pool - 1189 E. Booth Street
Swimming Pool Phone: 573-682-2201
Park Department Office Phone: 573-682-5063

Recreation Center Phone: 573-682-2196

General Information for 2017

The swimming season will be from Memorial Day, May 29th through August 12th.

Our 25 meter pool has a swimming area, a slide, two diving boards, a splash pad, and a zero entry area. A concession stand is available with a variety of snacks.
The Municipal Swimming Pool is a smoke free facility.

Swimming Pool Hours

Sunday - Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Saturday - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friday - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Pool can be closed due to weather conditions or a low number of swimmers at the Pool Managers discretion. It will also be closed to the public when hosting swim meets.

Splash Pad Hours

May 13th through 29th: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

May 29th through August 12th: 6:00 a.m. to noon /pool close to 11:00 p.m.*
August 13th - September 30th: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


*If there is a private pool party, the Splash Pad will close until 9:00 p.m., and will reopen from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Swimming Pool Fees

All passes (season passes and punch cards) may be purchased at the Centralia Recreation Center beginning April 1, 2017. The Park Baord cannot replace lost or stolen cards.

Accepted payment methods: cash, check or money order (credit/debit cards are not accepted)

Daily Admission: $3.50 per person

Re-entry will be allowed with a dated hand stamp.

Child age 2 and under admitted free with a paid adult admission
(all swim cards are excluded)

20 Punch Swim Card: $50.00 (ONLY $2.50 PER VISIT)
100 Punch Swim Card: $150.00 (ONLY $1.50 PER VISIT)

Unused punches will NOT transfer to 2018

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Group SwimmingSession 1 - July 10th through July 20th, Monday - Thursday

Session 2 - July 24th - August 3rd, Monday - Thursday

(Lessons will be scheduled between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)


$40 per person if signed up BEFORE July 1, 2017

$50 per person if signed up AFTER July 1, 2017

Swim Team

The Centralia Hurricanes Swim Team is a member of the Mid-Missouri Swim Conference, who participates in home and away swim meets. Member practice Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Practice begins Tuesday May 30, 2017. There will be NO practice on July 4, 2017. Please call the Park Department at 573-682-2196 for additional information about swim team.


$70 per swimmer ($130 cap per household)

NEW - Evening Adult Lap Swim

We are offering a lap swim session Monday - Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for adults 18 and older for $2.00 per swimmer. Lap swim sessions will begin June 3rd and run through August 12th.

Senior Citizen Swim

Swim time for Senior Citizens, age 60 and older, is held every Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. from June 16th through August 11th. There is no cost for this swim session.

Auqua Size Classes

Aqua size classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. There will be 3 sessions:

Session 1: June 12th - June 29th

Session 2: July 10th - July 27th

Session 3: July 31st - August 17th

Cost for EACH session is $24.00

Private Parties

A private swim party can be scheduled through the Rec Center at (573) 682-2196.

A 2 hour private party may be held every night, except Friday, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The fee is $175 regardless of the number of people in attendance. NO concessions available for pool parties, but you may bring in food, cake and non-alcoholic drinks.

There is a $30 deposit due at the time of scheduling the party. No private parties will be booked after school starts in August.

Special Events

Father's Day Swim - Sunday, June 18th, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Admission is $2.00, Dads enter for free.


4th of July Midnight Swim - Tuesday, July 4th, 7:00 p.m. - midnight.


Dive in Movies

We will be hosting two Dive in Movies at the Pool this summer. The gates will open at 8:30 p.m. with the movies beginning around 9:00 p.m. Bring your own floatation device. We will announce the movie titles in April 2017. The price for admission is the regular daily admission or punch card.

MOVIE 1 - Friday, June 23, 2017

MOVIE 2 - Friday, July 28, 2017

Lifeguard Information

Lifeguard certification:

Swim Pre-requisite Course - May 16th from 4 - 5 p.m.

Lifeguard Certification Classes - May 21st, 22nd, 24th & 25th from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Cost is $60 for employees and $80 for non-employees

Re-Certification Classes - May 25th & 26th - time to be announced later

Lifeguard training class, Lifeguard re-certification including CPR and

CPR certification information will be May 15th, 19th & 20th.

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