With summer around the corner you might be wondering when you'll be able to take a dip in City of GR pools and cool off in splash pads.

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City of Grand Rapids Pools and Splash Pads Open June 7, 2024

Grand Rapids city-run pools and splash pads are set to open June 7, 2024.

The City of Grand Rapids has three public pools:

Briggs Park (Lafayette and Knapp NE)

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Briggs Park Pool hours in 2024 are:

  • Mondays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Fridays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Saturdays,12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Sundays, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Martin Luther King  (Fuller and Franklin SE)

City of Grand Rapids, MLK Jr. Park Pool
City of Grand Rapids, MLK Jr. Park Pool
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MLK Park Pool hours in 2024 are:

  • Mondays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Fridays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Saturdays,12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Sundays, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Richmond Park (Richmond and Tamarack NW)

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City of GR, Richmond Park Pool
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Richmond Park Pool hours for the 2024 season are:

  • Mondays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Fridays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 12:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Sundays, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

The pools are open daily through August 17.

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How Much Does it Cost to Swim in a City of GR Pool?

Admission is $1 for Grand Rapids residents under 17, residents 18 and over are $3. For non-residents under 17 it's $3 and for those over 17, it's $5.

You can find info on punch cards and season passes here.

Grand Rapids Splash Pads Open June 7, 2024.

Splash pads are free!

There are 15 throughout the City of Grand Rapids. Hours are 10a.m. to 9p.m. daily, June 7 through September 8, 2024.

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City of GR, Alger Park Splash Pad
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    • Aberdeen Park -2230 Eastern Ave NE
    • Alger Park - 921 Alger Street SE
    • Campau Park - 50 Antoine Street SW
    • Cherry Park - 725 Cherry Street SE
    • Fuller Park - 300 Fuller Avenue NE
    • Gerald R Ford Middle School - 851 Madison Avenue SE
    • Heartside Park - 301 Ionia Street SW
    • Highland Park - 523 Grand Avenue NE
    • Joe Taylor Park - 1030 Bemis Street SE
    • Lincoln Park - 231 Marion Avenue NW
    • Mary Waters Park - 1042 Lafayette Ave NE
    • Mulick Park - 1632 Sylvan Avenue SE
    • Roosevelt Park - 739 Van Raalte Drive SW
    • Wilcox Park - 100 Youell Avenue SE

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