With it feeling more and more like summer, you might be wondering when you can cool off in City of GR pools and splash pads. The answer is -- this Friday!

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City of Grand Rapids Pools and Splash Pads Open June 10, 2022

According to the City of Grand Rapids, city-run pools and splash pads are set to open June 10, 2022.

The City of Grand Rapids has three pools:

Briggs Park (Lafayette and Knapp NE)

City of Grand Rapids, Briggs Pook
City of Grand Rapids, Briggs Pool
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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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Richmond Park (Richmond and Tamarack NW)

City of GR, Richmond Park Pool
City of GR, Richmond Park Pool
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Pool hours for the 2022 season are:

  • Mondays from 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 8 p.m.
  • Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

Plus, lap swim is available for residents over 16 years old for $2 and nonresidents over 16 years old for $4. Lap swim will be available at the following locations and hours:

  • Briggs Park pool on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Richmond Park pool on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The pools are open daily through August 20.

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 10, 2022

Splash pads are free!

There are 14 throughout the City of Grand Rapids. Hours are 10a.m. to 9p.m. daily, June 10 through Sept 11.

City of GR, Alger Park Splash Pad
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 Water Park - 1042 Lafayette Ave NE
  • Mulick Park - 1632 Sylvan Avenue SE
  • Roosevelt Park - 739 Van Raalte Drive SW
  • Wilcox Park - 100 Youell Avenue SE
City of GR, Cherry Park Splash Pad
City of GR, Cherry Park Splash Pad
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If you know anyone interested, the City is looking to hire pool and park staff for the upcoming season. You can check out open positions here.

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