Family Nights! Every Friday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm $10 per family
- Relax in the 500 foot lazy river
- Fly down the giant water slide
- Jump high in the diving well
- Swim in the 8 lane 50 meter pool
- Enjoy the children’s splash pad area
- Cool off in the zero-entry pool
- Glide down the Bulldog slide
Open Swim Hours
Sunday - Thursday & Saturday
1:00pm - 4:00pm & 4:40pm - 7:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm & 4:40pm - 8:00pm
Closed at 4:30 July TBD & July TBD
Lap Swim and Water Walking Hours
Monday - Friday
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Monday - Thursday
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Two lap lanes during open swim hours
Water Exercise Hours
Starting June 22nd, 2020
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday
7:15pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Evening water exercise, water walking and lap swim will not be held on July TBD and July TBD due to home swim meets.
The following is what the Water Park will be doing this 2020 season. This schedule is subject to decline or increase, depends on COVID-19 cases in McPherson County. In event that three weeks pass with no new cases the restrictions on attendance would be lifted. In the event of an increased case number’s the City Commission reserves the right to extend limitation periods or further limit attendance numbers;
Number of Swimmers(Not Family Groups)
120 - June 22 – June 28
150 - June 29 – July 5
180 - July 6 – July 12
210 - July 13 – July 19
250 - July 20 - July 26
300 - July 27 – August 2
The numbers above sets limitation on the number of swimmers. Patrons will be allowed to entry on a first come first serve basis until capacity is reached. In the event that individuals leave facility, patrons will be granted entrance to the park on a one in one out basis. Session 1 goes from 1-4 pm, the facility will be emptied for a thorough cleaning and Session #2 will begin at 4:40 pm. The entrance numbers in Session # 2 will be limited to the same number as Session #1. Session 1 participants will have to get back in line if they plan on attending the second session.
Private Pool and Shelter Rentals will be permitted based on the number of swimmers during each phase allowed based on the total number of swimmers permitted. For example, any private parties from June 22-June 28 would be limited to 120 guests.
There will be no changes in Water Park fees, season pass holders should be aware that the water park season has been shorten and daily entrance into the water park is on a first come first serve basis regardless of having a season pass. Patrons are encouraged to buy punch passes if they do not wish to do season pass. No line holds, saving spots or cutting will be permitted at the entrance to the facility.
Charge Cards Now Accepted!
62 & Up $4.00
3 & Up $35.00 10 Visit Punch Pass
Under 8 must be accompanied by someone 14 years old or older at all times.
5:00pm - 8:00pm
$10 / Family (No Refunds)
All members of a family must have the same permanent address. A family will consist of an adult and the adult’s spouse or adult partner, if any, and children. Children may be biological, step or foster children under the age of 18 for whom an adult in the family is the natural or legal guardian of and children ages 18-24 that are the biological or step child of an adult in the family and who are full-time students. Exceptions may be made for situations not directly covered by these guidelines (e.g. grandparents with custody of grandchildren or a minor with a court appointed guardian), but the Water Park retains the discretion to grant or deny an exception in its sole discretion.
Tie-Dye/Splash Bash – June 26th
Disney Night – July 17th
Superhero Night – August 7th
Sold at MRC office and Water Park during regular open hours (No Refunds)
(Charge Cards NOT accepted at MRC Office)
All members of a family must have the same permanent address. For purposes of a Family Pass, a family will consist of an adult and the adult’s spouse or adult partner, if any, and children. Children may be biological, step or foster children under the age of 18 for whom an adult in the family is the natural or legal guardian of and children ages 18-24 that are the biological or step child of an adult in the family and who are full-time students. Exceptions may be made for situations not directly covered by these guidelines (e.g. grandparents with custody of grandchildren or a minor with a court appointed guardian), but the Water Park retains the discretion to grant or deny an exception in its sole discretion.
Lap Swim/Water Walking Only $50.00
(12:00pm - 1:00pm and 7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Scholarship applications are available at the MRC office.
Summer Kick off
United way Triathalon
Jr. Lifeguard Program
Students are taught basic First Aid, CPR & Rescue Techniques along with pre-lifeguard skills. Fee includes Jr. Lifeguard T-Shirt & Jr. Lifeguard Workbook. Opportunity to work at Water Park after completing class and volunteer hours.
Days: TBD (Monday-Friday)
Class Times: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $35 (scholarships are available)
Water Park Swim Lessons
Lessons: Levels 1-6
Class Times: Classes meet Monday – Thursday In case of inclement weather, we will have a safety day.
10:00 am – 10:45 am
11:00 am – 11:45 am
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm (Session 3 Only)
Session 1: June 29th - July 9th
Session 2: July 13th - July 23rd
Session 3: July 27th - Aug 6th
Ages: 6-14 years
Class Limit: 6 students per instructor
Cost: $35 per session
REGISTER ONLINE or in person with the MRC Office at 220 N. Walnut. Scholarship applications available.
Party Shelter Rental
May be rented during open swim hours!
$25/two hours – great for parties
After Hours Rental
Call to check available days!
There will be no parties scheduled after August 9th.
$225/hour – One hour minimum
The McPherson Water Park is operated by the City of McPherson and the McPherson Recreation Commission.
Air temperature must be 75° by 12:00 pm for the Water Park to open. Additional factors such as water temperature and forecast for the day will be taken into consideration. For closing announcements, look for the status box at the top of our website, listen to KNGL 1540AM / KBBE 96.7 FM or call us at (620) 755-2688.
Flotation / Toys Policy
Flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. Inflatables are not permitted.
Toys are permitted in zero depth area, rubberized dive toys and soft small balls are allowed at management’s discretion.
Family Nights! Every Friday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm $10 per family