In 1999 the City of Russell constructed a new swimming pool on the same site as the former pool. The new pool is a state of the art facility with zero entry area. The swimming pool also features two water slides and other water features, along with two large sunshades.
The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park will open for the summer 2021 season on Saturday May 29th.
The Swimming Pool will be back to normal operating hours this year, open 7 days a week, from 1 pm to 7 pm. The concession stand will also be in full operation offering a wide variety of snacks and beverages.
The single person daily admission is $2.00 with children under five years of age free with paid adult admission.A single person season pass is $50.00, and a family season pass is $100.Season passes must be purchased at the City Building during regular business hours; 7:30 am to 5 pm. As a reminder, swimming pool patrons under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a paying customer age 14 or older.
Pool Parties will also be available to the public this year. Registration and payment may be made through the City Clerk’s office. Pool parties may be scheduled from 7 pm to 9 pm every evening of the week, with the exception of Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.