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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
April 1 - Closed for Easter
April 6, 7, & 8 - Closed for Swim Meet
April 29 - Open at 1pm

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
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
Aquatics Coordinator: Hannah Weathers Phone: 573.335.4040 Email: hweathers@cityofcape.org

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily

Winter Hours Effective Sept. 27:
Recreation & Public Swim Hours
 Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitness Lap Swim Hours
Monday - Friday: 5:00 am - 7:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sunday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Adults Only for Lap Swim Ages 18+

Summer Hours Effective June 2:
Recreation & Public Swim Hours
Monday - Thursday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday - Sunday: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fitness Lap Swim Hours
Monday - Friday: 5:00 am - 7:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
*Adults Only for Lap Swim Ages 18+

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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