Aquatic Park

The New Norton Aquatic Center is located in Pool Park (800 W. Wilton) and opened in June of 2014. The 8,724 square foot Aquatic Center has a 489 patrol capacity. The maximum depth is 11’ with 0’ depth entry. Depths are marked on the perimeters of the pool and “No Diving" signs are posted where applicable. There are two spring boards: 1 meter and ¾ meter with 11’ depth beneath. There are two water slides, 24’ high each with 3’6” deep water beneath slides. The facility also includes a baby pool area and a lap pool, as well as a bath house and concession area. Trained lifeguards are on duty at all times when the pool is open. The pool area is fenced and lighted. Rules are posted and enforced. The pool water is tested frequently and safety equipment is provided.

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The Aquatic Center opens on Memorial Day and is open through Labor Day weekend. It is open daily from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 1-8 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, unless any of the following conditions occur: 5 swimmers or less; lightning, rain or severe storms in the immediate area; or if the outside temperature is 65 degrees or colder.


Admission prices are as follows:
  • Daily Admission Price: $1.50 Per Person; 20 Punch Card: $25.00
  • Season Tickets: Individual - $30.00; Family - $75.00 (Immediate Family Only)
  • Private Pool Party: 40 people or less - $75.00; Over 40 people - $100.00
Pool parties can be booked by contacting the Pool Manager at 785-877-5080. A $25 deposit is required at the time of booking a pool party.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons are held each summer at the Norton Aquatic Center.  Swimming Lesson session dates for 2020 are as follows: 
Session 1: June 8 - June 12.
Session 2: June 15 - June 19.