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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 2018

The swimming season will be from Memorial Day, May 28th through August 10th.

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 - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Saturday - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Monday - Friday - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

Splash Pad Hours

May 12th through - September 30th: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Splash pad is part of the pool fees DURING pool hours.

Splash pad is FREE before and after pool hours.


*If there is a private pool party, the Splash Pad will be closed.

Swimming Pool Fees

All passes (season passes and punch cards) may be purchased at the Centralia Recreation Center beginning April 1, 2018. The Park Board cannot replace lost or stolen cards.

Accepted payment methods: cash, check, or money order

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)

Swim Cards:

20 Punch Swim Card: $55.00 (ONLY $2.75 PER VISIT)
100 Punch Swim Card: $175.00 (ONLY $1.75 PER VISIT)

Unused punches will NOT transfer to 2019

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Group SwimmingSession 1 - July 9th through July 17th, Monday - Thursday

Session 2 - July 23rd - August 2nd, Monday - Thursday

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


$45 per person if signed up BEFORE July 1, 2018

$55 per person if signed up AFTER July 1, 2018

Centralia 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 29, 2018. There will be a swim test on the first day of practice, and a child must pass the test in order to be on Swim Team.

There will be NO practice on July 4, 2018. Please call the Park Department at 573-682-2196 for additional information about swim team.


$75 per swimmer ($140 cap per household)

Lifeguard Training

Group SwimmingLifeguard Training will be $76.00 per guard, and will be held on March 18, 2018 from 5 - 6 p.m.


Evening Adult Lap Swim

We are offering a lap swim session Monday - Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. for adults ONLY (18 years and older) for $2.00 per swimmer. Lap swim sessions will begin June 12th and run through August 9th. Absolutely no one under 18 years old in the Pool Area at this time.

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 15th through August 10th. 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 11th - June 29th

Session 2: July 9th - July 26th

Session 3: July 30th - August 16th

Cost for EACH session is $26.00

Private Parties

A private swim party can be scheduled only through the Rec Center at (573) 682-2196. There is a $50 deposit due at the time of scheduling the party.

A private pool party may be held every night of the week, and there are two time limits to choose from:

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - $150 regardless of the number of people in attendance.
  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - $175 regardless of the number of people in attendance.

No private parties will be booked after school starts in August.

No concessions available for pool parties, but you may bring in food, cake and non-alcoholic drinks.

Special Events

Father's Day Swim - Sunday, June 17th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dads enter for FREE with one regular admission.


Teen Night - Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. - FREE

Centralia Panther Night - Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. - FREE

4th of July Midnight Swim - Wednesday, 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. The price for admission is the regular daily admission or punch card.

MOVIE 1 - Friday, June 22, 2018 - "Deep"

MOVIE 2 - Friday, July 20, 2018 - "Pirates of the Caribbean"

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