Rock Port City Pool to open June 15

The Rock Port Park Board has set June 15, weather permitting, as the opening date for the 2020 pool season. COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced this year that will be in line with current information from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and the Atchison County Health Department.

A family season pass, up to five family members, will be $100. (Each added member is an additional $10.) A single season pass is $50.00. You may add a childcare provider for $15. A senior citizen (65+) pass for an individual is $45 (Senior family is $90). An adult swim only pass is $45. Daily entrance is $3.00 (ages five and under are free).

There will be no swim team this year and no Red Cross swim lessons. Lifeguards are available to hire for individual private lessons.

Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. The concession stand will be serving prepackaged snacks. Lounge chairs will not be available at this time.

The Rock Port City Park playground equipment is back open. Community members may use at their own risk. The park board asks that you disinfect surfaces before and after use.

Please reference the Rock Port City Park and Pool Facebook page for updated information on the park and pool.

Tarkio Municipal Pool to open June 15 with COVID-19 guidelines

The Tarkio Municipal Pool will open Monday, June 15, at 1:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this pool season will look different.

1) There will be no lounge chairs out this year. You will be allowed to bring in your own chair.

2) The concession stand will be open for sales of prepackaged food only.

3) Pool pass prices will stay the same with some different options (see Tarkio Parks and Recreation’s Facebook post for prices).

4) Sneeze guards will be installed at the main entrance.

5) Temperature checks are mandatory before admission for patrons and staff.

6) There will be frequent cleaning of high touch surfaces.

7) No loaning of items out of the bath house will be allowed.

8) Storing items in the bath house will NOT be allowed.

9) There will be circles or squares placed every six feet for places where lines form.

10) No standing 6 feet next to lifeguards.

Guards and management will be trained with the new guidelines.