2021 Pool Season

ALL THREE OUTDOOR AQUATIC FACILITIES WILL BE OPEN THIS YEAR!

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Mid-Season Pool passes can now be purchased at the Wooster Recreation & Community Center. To purchase, please do one of the following:

  • Mail in your form & payment to 241 S. Bever St., Wooster, OH 44691
  • Drop off your form & payment Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm @ 241 S. Bever St., Wooster, OH 44691
  • Call (330)263-5207 and one of our Rec team members will be happy to assist you!

Passes can also be purchased at Freedlander Pool, Christmas Run Pool and Knights Field Sprayground when the facilities are open for the season.

2021 Pool Season Information
Knights Field Sprayground
  • Knights Field Sprayground will be open seven days a week.
  • Facility hours are:
    • Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Pre-registration is not required.
  • Lost & Found - anything found will be given to the cashier and kept at the front desk of the facility.
  • Signage will be placed throughout the facility reminding users about any State of Ohio social distancing requirements and any additional guidelines we have put into place at our facility. 
  • Cleaning and disinfecting will be conducted while the facility is open to the public.
Christmas Run Pool & Freedlander Pool

Christmas Run Pool & Freedlander Pool will both be open this year!

  Christmas Run Pool Freedlander Pool
Sunday 12pm - 6pm CLOSED
Monday 12pm - 5pm 12pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday 12pm - 5pm 12pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm 12pm - 7:30pm
Thursday 12pm - 7:30pm 12pm - 5pm
Friday 12pm - 7:30pm 12pm - 5pm
Saturday CLOSED 12pm - 6pm

*Freedlander Pool will close at 4pm on the following Wednesdays for swim meets: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23 6/30 and 7/21.
**Freedlander Pool will be closed on Friday 6/25 and Saturday 6/26 for the Freedlander Swim Meet.

  • No Pre-Registration is required.
  • Lounge chairs will be out.
  • Lost & Found - anything found will be given to the cashier and kept at the front desk of the facility.
  • Signage will be placed throughout the facility reminding users about any State of Ohio social distancing requirements and any additional guidelines we have put into place at our facility. Announcements will also be made over the public address system with information related to COVID-19.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting will be conducted while the facility is open to the public.
Pool Passes & YMCA Memberships (Wooster location only)

City Pool Pass Holder Benefits:

  • Unlimited Admission.
  • Season pool pass holders will be admitted prior to daily admission paying customers.
  • FREEDLANDER ONLY - Adult City of Wooster pool pass holders will be given admission from 11:15am-12:00pm weekdays for lap swimming, aquaerobics and sunbathing.

YMCA memberships (from the Wooster YMCA location only) will be honored for entry into City of Wooster Aquatic Facilities and all City of Wooster Pool Pass holders will enjoy UNLIMITED entry into the YMCA Ellen Shapiro Natatorium through December 31, 2021.

Resident status is defined as anyone who resides within/or owns property within the corporation limits of the City of Wooster or has an adult family member who resides in the household and presently works within the corporation limits of the City of Wooster. Proof of residency or work may be required.

A family pass may be purchased for up to 4 family members living in the same household. At least 1, but not more than 2 adults may be on a family pass. Children include those 21 and under living in the same household. Additional children of the same household may purchase a pass for $23/resident and $29/nonresident. Family babysitters may not be included on the pool pass unless they reside in the household. If they are over the age of 21 they will be counted as one of the adults.

Scholarship Rate Passes are available for children 17 & under who's primary residence is within Wooster city limits and can provide proof of financial assistance (Caresource card, free/reduced lunch letter, letter from local agency, etc...).

It is the policy of the City of Wooster Recreation Department that children 10 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a responsible individual 14 years of age or older. At age 11 years old children can stay alone at the pools.

Passes will not be refunded.

Passes may not be used by anyone other than the person for which the pass was purchased. Borrowed passes will be invalidated.

Children UNDER 3 years old are admitted FREE but must be accompanied by a paying or pass holding adult.

Lost passes may be replaced at a cost of $8 per pass.

Daily Admission Rates

Child Under 3 = Free

Child 3-17 = $5

Adult 18-64 = $7

Adult 65 & older = $5

  • Payment will be accepted at the time of entry into the pool facility.
  • Cash, check and credit/debit cards accepted (except for American Express).
Pool Rentals

Pool rentals will be offered for the 2021 season. Call (330)263-5207 to inquire, check on availability and schedule your rental.

Weather Related Cancellations

Pools/sprayground will be cleared for 20 minutes if there is thunder and for 30 minutes after each lightning strike. Time does not add, it starts over when one of these instances occurs.

No refunds or rainchecks will be given.

Aquatic Programs

Masters Swimming, 50+ Aquaerobics and Swim Team programs will be offered this season.

Register online at www.woosteroh.com/recreation.

Please be aware that City of Wooster aquatic facility policies are subject to change and adjustments may be made throughout the Summer in accordance with local, State of Ohio and Federal guidelines and in order to best serve our community.