Nelson Center Outdoor Pool

1601 North 5th Street Springfield, IL 62702

Phone: 217-753-2800

Hours: - CT

Overview

The Nelson Center pool is a seasonal outdoor aquatic facility that is open during the summer months between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day weekend. Supervised by professionally trained lifeguard staff, Nelson Center Pool features as a twisted flume slide and separate kiddy pool that will keep your kids coming back time and time again. Nelson Center Pool also features a full service concession stand and locker rooms.

Hours

Regular Season Hours

Memorial Day Weekend - Mid August Annually
Monday-Friday: 11:00a- 4:30p

Admission

DAILY ADMISSION

(2023)

Children 12 and Under*: $5.25
Adult: $6.00
Adult Lap: $5.25

*prices subject to change, please check our Online Registration portal in Summer Pool Season to confirm current pool ticket rates.  Won't appear unless it's May 25 - Aug 15

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Activities

For a list of activities held at the Nelson Center Pool, please click the button below.

ACTIVITIES

Birthday Parties

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Amenities

  • Playground
  • Covered Picnic Pavilion
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Parking
  • Water Fountains with Bottle Filler
  • Restrooms
  • Diaper Changing Stations
  • Concessions
  • Benches and shade respite areas
  • Locker Rooms
  • Vending Machines
nelson center outdoor pool children's pool
Nelson Center Outdoor Children's Pool.
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Nelson Center Outdoor Children's Pool, small kiddie slide.
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool main pool with lap lanes, multiple guard stations.
Nelson Center Main Pool with lap lane lines.
nelson center outdoor pool large flume slide
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool, main pool large flume slide.
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool outdoor picnic tables, for birthday party rentals or first come first serve use.
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool birthday party picnic table area.
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool on-site Concessions
Nelson Center Outdoor Pool, onsite Concessions.

Staff

Becca Mendoza
Aquatics Manager

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George Tucker, Jr.
Interim General Manager

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Tim Rhodes
Facility Program Supervisor for Ice Sports

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Leslie Jones
Administrative Assistant

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