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City Parks and Recreation Announces Opening Date of Swimming Facilities

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The City of Grand Island swimming facilities will open for the summer starting Saturday, May 27. All facilities are open seven days a week.

Operational hours are as follows:

Island Oasis Water Park, 321 East Fonner Park Rd.:
Monday – Wednesday: Noon - 6:00pm
Thursday – Sunday: Noon - 8:00pm
Lincoln Pool, 716 N. Lambert:
Noon to 6 p.m.
Wading Pools: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.:
Lincoln Park, 715 Beal St.
Pier Park, 500 S. Oak St.
Grace Abbott Park, 601 W. State St.
Splash Pads: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Veterans Parks Splash Pad, 2820 N. Broadwell
Stolley Park Splash Pad, 2103 W. Stolley Park Rd.

Admission for Island Oasis is $8 for youth ages 5 to 15 and seniors ages 55 and up and $9 for adults ages16 to 54. A one-time family pass is also available for two adults and up to four kids for $30. Citizens also have the option of buying individual season passes. Passes are $80 for youth ages 5 to 15 and for seniors ages 55 and up and $90 for adults ages 16 to 54.

The City is also offering a Gold season pass this year which includes free locker rental and 10 percent off concession items. All these extras are only $20 more than the individual pass prices for the season. Group discounts are also available for 10 or more people.

Admission prices for Lincoln Pool is only $3.50 for youth ages 5 to 15 and seniors 55 and up and $4.50 for adults ages 16 to 54. Children four and under are free with a paying adult.

Wading pools are free for children to use. No lifeguards are on duty at the wading pools.

For more information call the Grand Island Parks and Recreation office at 308-385-5444 ext. 290 or visit or

The phone number for Island Oasis is 308-385-5381, Lincoln Pool phone number is 308-385-5458, and for operational or maintenance concerns of the wading pools call 308-385-5426.

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