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The Central Municipal Pool is a year-round facility, which is housed by insulated bubble for the fall and winter months. Recreational and competitive swimming, aquatic fitness, instructional classes, and water safety training are available, as well as a vast array of other activities. Central Municipal Pool features a 25 yard by 50 meter Olympic size pool with 2, one-meter spaces for recreational activities, however at times certain areas of the pool may be closed for competitive or instructional usage.

During scheduled fitness swims, the pool is available for lap swimming and other fitness activities.  Although there is no minimum age requirement for admission, children will not be admitted into the facility during this time period unless engaging is some sort of structured physical exercise.  No Free play will be permitted during this time.

 


Central Municipal Pool Schedule

September 14th, 15th, & 16th - Closed for Swim Meet
September 17th through 23rd - Closed for Fall Maintenance
September 28th - Closed for Swim Meet - noon fitness or recreation swim are canceled
October 11th - Closed for Swim Meet - recreation swim is canceled
October 23rd - Closed for Swim Meet - recreation swim is canceled

General Information

Parents are required to watch their children and to assist in enforcing the policies for the safety and enjoyment of all patrons. All children under 12 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a paying adult.

Swim Diapers

Must be worn by infants and toddlers. May be purchased at the front counter for $1.75.

Flotation Devices

Parents must supervise children in flotation devices by being within arms length of the child at all times. No blow-up rafts or Styrofoam water noodles will be allowed. Facility staff reserves the right to restrict any flotation devices that are determined to be unsafe or improperly used.


  • Contact Info
  • 1920 Whitener St
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.335.4040
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
Central Pool Manager: Robert Shanahan Phone: 573.335.4040 Email: rshanahan@cityofcape.org
Aquatics Supervisor: Stephanie Buehler Phone: 573.339.6340 Email: sbuehler@cityofcape.org
Division Manager: Penny Williams Phone: 573.339.6733 Email: pwilliams@cityofcape.org

Hours of Operation:

Recreation & Public Swim Hours

Monday through Friday
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fitness Lap Swim Hours

*Adults Only for Lap Swim Ages 18+
 Monday through Friday
5:00 am - 7:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Daily Admission Fees
Children 13 & under: $2.50
Adults: $3.25 
 Seniors 60+: $2.75

*Coupons Books are also available for purchase at the A.C. Brase Arena*

Rainout line 5739751024
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