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Wilson Park Pool Opens May 25

For Immediate Release

May 23, 2019
Contact: Darrell Shaw
Recreation Program Manager


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The City of Fayetteville invites you to enjoy the Wilson Park Swimming Pool this summer! The pool will open its season on May 25 and close on September 2.  Mayor Jordan has announced that entry will be free for all users on opening day! Wilson Pool offers recreational swimming, instructional swim lessons, adult lap swim, fitness opportunities, pool rentals, and family swim times, as well as a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by shade trees and beautiful landscaping.
The popular Dive-In Movie Series is back at Wilson Park Pool this summer! This summer’s line-up includes Ralph Breaks the Internet, Friday, June 14, sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors; Mary Poppins Returns, Friday, July 19; and Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse Friday, August 16. Films begin at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.) at the pool. Admission is $1 in advance and $2 at the door. Children under five are free. More information is available online at

The Wilson Park Wahoos Swim Team is back for the third summer! This summer developmental swim team is full of fun, skill building, and friendly competition with other area summer teams. A summer swim team is a great way for kids to become stronger, more competent, safer swimmers and to learn all four swim strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly) in an encouraging environment.

Hours and Fees
The Wilson Park Pool is open every day, offering adult lap swim, lessons, team swim and family swim times. Open swim is from 1 to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Family Swim is from 4:45 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 2 and from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June 3 through August 9. A full schedule is available on line at Youth, Adult, and NEW Family Season Passes are available.

Daily Adult    ... $4
Daily Youth   ... $3
Family Swim …$8 per family (only available during family swim designated times)
Season Youth Pass ...$55
Season Adult Pass ... $75
NEW! Season Family Pass...$135 for a family of 5 ($10 fee per additional family member) Pool passes may be purchased at the pool or online at

Youth rates apply to those who are 15 years of age or younger. Children under the age of seven must be accompanied by a person sixteen or older.
For information regarding pool hours, swimming lessons, season passes, swim team, and all other inquiries, please find us online at or ask one of your friendly Wilson Park Pool staff members.   


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