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Here’s when your city pools in Johnson County open this Memorial Day weekend

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Update: Overland Park officials announced Thursday that Bluejacket Pool will not open this weekend following the discovery of a “significant water leak.” 

Memorial Day, the traditional start of summer, is upon us.

Schools in Johnson count are out, barbecues are fired up and, yes, pools are opening.

Here are the 2023 season opening days for pools across Johnson County — and key details you need to know before enjoying some fun in the sun.

Pools opening Saturday, May 27

Ad Astra Pool in Lenexa. File photo.

Fairway Pool

  • Location: 6136 Mission Road
  • Date and time: Open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
  • Cost: Daily fee is $6 for residents and $9 for non-residents.

Leawood Aquatic Center

  • Location: 10601 Lee Boulevard
  • Date and time: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily
  • Cost: $6 daily admission fee for residents and $9 for non-residents.

Lenexa pools

  • Locations: Ad Astra Pool, 8265 Maurer Road; Flat Rock Creek Pool, 13120 W, 103rd Street
  • Date and time: 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily at both locations (Indian Trails Aquatic Center is closed this season).
  • Cost: Daily admission is $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents at both pools.

Mission Family Aquatic Center

  • Location: 6200 Martway Street
  • Date and time: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $7 daily admission

Prairie Village Pool Complex

  • Location: 7711 Delmar Street
  • Date and time: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Cost: Daily fee is $10 for residents and non-residents.

Thomas A. Soetaert Aquatic Center (Shawnee)

  • Location: 13805 Johnson Drive
  • Date and time: 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Cost: Daily fee is $6 for Shawnee residents, $10 for non-residents.

Pools opening Sunday, May 28

Young’s Pool in Overland Park. File photo.

Overland Park city pools

  • Locations: Three of the city’s outdoor pools — including Stonegate Pool, 9701 Antioch Road; Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center, 11950 Lowell Avenue; and Young’s Pool, 8421 W. 77th Street — will open this weekend. A fourth, Bluejacket Pool, 10101 Bond St., will remain closed after city officials discovered a “significant water leak” at that facility.
  • Date and time: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily at all locations.
  • Cost: $8 daily admission at all locations.

Pools opening Monday, May 29

Merriam Community Center pool
Photo via city of Merriam Facebook.

Merriam outdoor pool

  • Location: 6040 Slater Street
  • Date and time: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 29; then 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Daily admission is $9 for an adult resident or $11 for an adult non-resident.

About the author

Juliana Garcia
Juliana Garcia

👋 Hi! I’m Juliana Garcia, and I cover Prairie Village and northeast Johnson County for the Johnson County Post.

I grew up in Roeland Park and graduated from Shawnee Mission North before going on to the University of Kansas, where I wrote for the University Daily Kansan and earned my bachelor’s degree in  journalism. Prior to joining the Post in 2019, I worked as an intern at the Kansas City Business Journal.

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