St. Louis summers can be hot and sticky. There is no better way to cool off than visiting one of the many swimming clubs or water parks in the area. Families can enjoy day passes to many of these facilities even if they don’t have a season membership. Some even offer free passes. You can bring your family along, so get out your best-bathing suit and bring a cooler filled with refreshments.
The Edge Aquatic Center
Children can choose from an eight-lane pool and loopy waterslide for entertainment. Ellisville, 225 Kiefer Creek.
Maplewood Family Aquatic Center
Divers will have lots of fun in the scorching sun. They can choose from a variety two-story slides, lazy rivers and diving boards.
Kennedy Recreation Complex Pool
The Olympic-sized pool is ideal for swimming laps. You can also let your children play in the baby pool. The recreation center is directly across from Suson Park.
Manchester Aquatic Center
The pool is available to residents and non-residents alike. The pool is open to residents and non-residents of Manchester.
St. Louis City residents can beat the heat at this JeffVanderLou pool, which is open daily from noon to six p.m. Call 314-534-7953. Corner Franklin and Compton.
The city’s outdoor pool offers residents a place to cool off during summer heat. For more information, call 314-533-2702
A Dutchtown neighborhood park offers an outdoor pool. 4025 Minnesota.
A large indoor swimming pool is available at Wohl Recreation Center for children who wish to learn how to swim. 1515 North Kingshighway.
This recreation center is directly across from Sumner High School in The Ville. There are also basketball courts and athletic fields. A large indoor pool is also available. 314-652-5131. 4206 Kennerly.
There are four admission levels to the municipal pool. Single-use costs $4, $6 for seniors, $20 for non-residents, single-use costs $75, $75 for nonresidents, and $60 per person. Family memberships cost $125, $125 and $100 for residents.
Heman Park Swimming Pool
The community pool has a number of activities such as swimming laps or cruising down the slide. Cool off with warm water.
Sunset Hills Aquatics
The pool is family-friendly and offers laps, swimming lessons, and water aerobics.
The Lodge offers many swimming areas including outdoor and indoor pools for residents, as well as $7 for non-residents. Nonresidents pay $10. 314-835-6150. 1050 Des Peres.
The Pavilion At Lemay Aquatic Center
A large community pool features a diving platform and climbing wall. You can also find lap lanes, lazy rivers and a wetdeck.