Musgrove Aquatic Center
(618) 392-7451 *Now Closed for the Season*
Alvin and Wenonah Musgrove, long time residents of Olney, donated approximately 20 acres of land to the City of Olney to be used as a park. In May of 1997 the Dr. Monte Musgrove Aquatic Center was opened. The Aquatic Center was named after Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove's late son.
Another addition to the park has been the Wenonah Musgrove Recreation Area which features a two playground areas (including the Together We Play Park), shelter, skate park, lighted basketball court and soccer field. Expected in 2016 will be the addition of a Tree Identification Park.
The Aquatic Center is located at 305 E. Florence which is located on N,. Silver Street near E. Mack Avenue and consists of a 395,000 gallon swimming pool completed with bathhouse, water slide and water umbrella. The facility provides an aquatic experience for people of all ages. The facility provides a zero depth entry area, stairs and lift for easy access into the water.
The facility features a 190 feet water slide, an 8 lane, 25 meter competition area; a diving well area with 2, 1 meter diving boards; a concession area; a picnic area with picnic tables and umbrellas; a bathhouse with showers and a professional certified staff.
HOURS OF OPERATION
The operating season for the Aquatic Center is Memorial Day weekend through the first part of August depending on the beginning of the school year. Regular operating hours are as follows (operating hours may change after the start of the school season):
|Adult Lap Swim||Monday-Friday||6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.|
|Swim Lessons-June & July||Monday-Friday||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
|Adult Lap Swim||Monday-Sunday||12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|Public Swim||Monday-Sunday||1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Parent/Tot Swim Lessons||Monday & Thursday||6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Adult Lap Swim||Monday & Thursday||6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Family Swim Night||Friday||6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
|Ages 3 and Under||Free with Parent|
|Ages 18 and older||$3.50|
|Punch Cards||20 Visits per Card|
|Adult (admits all ages)||$45.00|