Wausau Outdoor Pools
Pool Locations:
Kaiser 900 E. Bridge Street Will tentatively open on July 1, 2015
(will close on Aug. 23, 2015)
Memorial 505 Memorial Park Road Closed for the 2015 season
Schulenburg 1533 Summit Drive Will open for the season on June 12, 2015
(will close on Aug. 16, 2015)

Parents with nonswimming children were encouraged to ask pool staff for lifejackets for their children to wear while they are at the pool.

Pool Flyer (pdf)            Registration Form (28kb PDF)

How do I register for swim lessons?
Registration opens up annually on May 1.  You may register for lessons two ways:

  1. Register at the Park Administrative Office
    212 River Drive, Suite #2, Wausau
    Ph 715.261.1550
  2. On-line.  View the lessons offered this year and register Here

Splash Into Safety is at the Schulenburg Pool on Saturday, June 13 from 10am to noon and free swim is at 1:00 for participants.  Pre-registration is required by calling 715-847-2380.

2015 Pool Fees:

Daily Open Swim at Schulenburg Pool (1pm to 7:50pm daily)
     Infants up to 1 year of age     Free with paying care giver
     Youth/Adults/Seniors             $1.00

Daily Open Swim  at Kaiser Pool (1pm to 7:50pm daily)
     Infants up to 1 year of age    Free with paying care giver
     Youth - 1 to 17 years             $2.00
     Adults - 18 to 59 years           $3.00
     Seniors - 60+                        $2.00 

Season Passes - all pools 
     Wausau Resident Youth            $21.00 
     Wausau Resident Adult             $21.00
     Wausau Resident Family            $52.00

    Non City of Wausau Resident Youth     $27.00
    Non City of Wausau Resident Adult      $27.00
    Non City of Wausau Resident Family     $65.00 

FREE Swim Wednesdays from 6 - 7:50 p.m. all 2 pools; no minimum age; everyone welcome!
Swim for half-price after 6pm at all 2 pools every evening except Wed. when its FREE after 6pm.

There is no minimum age limit. Infants & toddlers who aren't toilet trained must wear swim diapers. 

Pool Hours of Operation Swim Lessons Open Swim
Monday through Friday 10:10 to 11:55 am 1 to 7:50 pm
Saturday and Sunday None 1 to 7:50 pm

Swim Lessons

Registration for swim lessons begins May 1 for City of Wausau residents and for non-residents. Registration is open until classes fill. We will be offering  Pre-School Swim for ages 4 and 5 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and Parent-Child Swim (adults must accompany their child in the water) for ages 18 months to 4 years on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each session.  Lesson times and locations vary by level.  Call Park Office for details.
Session I June 15 - July 3, 2015 Schulenburg Pool ONLY
Session II July 6 - July 24, 2015
Session III July 27 - August 14, 2015
Fees Residents Non-residents
Basic Swimming $31 $39
Pre-School $19 $23
Parent - Child $13 $17
Parent-Child (18 mo to ages 4 yrs) Introduces basic skills to parents and children. Parents are taught to safely work with their child in the water, including how to hold, support, encourage, and evaluate their child. Children are introduced to basic skills. Class is taught Tuesdays and Thursday of each session
Pre-School Swim (ages 4 & 5) Introduces and builds upon basic skills including water entry/exit, breath control, supported floating on front and back, glides, alternate arms and legs movement on front and back, life jacket use and safety around water. Class is taught Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each session.
Small-fry, (Beginner Swimmer) Child must be at least 5 years of age to take this class. No prior swimming experience is necessary.
Gold Fish, (Advanced Beginner Swimmer) Child must be able to demonstrate the following skills on the first day of class: Safe entry from the side or stairs, blow bubbles, front and back float with support, alternating arm and leg motion with support and roll from front to back and back to front with support. Recover to standing from front or back float with support.
Bluegill, (Intermediate Swimmer) Child must have passed Gold Fish. Class covers stroke development, water safety, and seated and kneeling head-first water entry.
Porpoise, (Advanced Swimmer) Student must have passed Small-Fry, Gold Fish, and Bluegill to participate. Class covers deep water bobbing, and advanced water safety.

Renting a Pool for Private Parties

The outdoor pools are available to rent for private parties Saturday and Sunday mornings 9am to Noon from June 15 - August 22, 2015.  (Kaiser available after July 4).  Evening rentals are not available for the summer of 2015. They will return in 2016. Reservations must be made at the Park Office, 212 River Drive, Suite #2. You must be 18 years of age, to rent the pool.  

Group Size 2015 Rental Rates
1 to 30 $194
31 to 100 $228
100 to 235 $284

Marathon Park Splashpad (this link will take you to the Marathon County website)

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