Events and Activities

  1. Leisure Swim
  2. Jammin January
  3. Heart Hunt February 8-13
  4. Leprechaun Hunt March 10-16
  5. ERC Eggstrav. March 29-April 4
  6. Finn's Lost Water Bottle
  7. Swim Challenges

Leisure Swim

Leisure swim is offered to allow the public use of the indoor pool.  The pool features:

  • 25 yards, 4 Lanes
  • Depth Range from 3.5-12 feet
  • Handicap Stairs and Chair Lift
  • Diving Board

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, leisure swim will adjust protocols and requirements as follows.

  • Please wear your swim suit when coming to class as locker rooms will not be available.
  • Check in at the front desk. Receive swim ticket.
  • One-way entrance through door next to guest services.
  • Present swim ticket to lifeguard in pool.
  • Maintain a distance of 6-8 feet between other participants.
  • Please bring your own equipment as facility equipment is not available.
  • Follow pool rules.
  • One-way exit through party room door.
  • Return swim ticket to front desk.
  • Maximum 15 people

The Emporia Recreation Commission asks each individual to decide what is right for you and/or your family at this time. We are working with local and state authorities as well as the Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) to ensure we comply with the guidelines being put into place to provide the best possible experience for all. However, the ERC cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren)will not become infected with COVID-19.

Admission Fees:

Infants 0-3 yrs old $1
Youth 4-15 yrs old $2
Adults 16+ $3

Monday-Friday 2:00-4:00pm

Only during scheduled USD253 Breaks

 No sign-up req. Max Capacity: 15

Saturdays 11:00am-2:00pm

Free Swim Lessons

Learn some new skills in the pool while giving our instructor trainers some experience teaching. Certified instructors and lifeguards will be on deck to give assistance to both the swimmers and new instructors. Participants will not receive any passing course certification but will have the opportunity to work on some skills in the water. There will be some free time to swim!

Beginners SwimmersERC4/UpSundays 1/31/211pm-2pm
Advanced BeginnersERC4/UpSundays2/07/2112:30pm-1:30pm
Advanced SwimmersERC6/UpSundays2/14/2112:30pm-1:30pm
Advanced SwimmersERC6/UpSundays2/21/2112:30pm-1:30pm
Advanced SwimmersERC6/UpSundays2/28/2112:30pm-1:30pm

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