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Hours of Operation

The Wetlands at Great Bend is open seven days a week from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Family Swim Nights are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and feature discounted admission.

The Wetlands at Great Bend will open for the season on the Saturday before Memorial Day. Closing date may vary based on the school schedule and availability of staff.

Family Swims begin the second week of the pool operation and end a week prior to our closing week.


Daily Admission

Two years of age and under              FREE  

Youth ages 3-17                                   $3.00

Adults ages 18 and older                    $4.00

Discount Pass                                       15 admissions for $40

Family Swim Night                               $2.00 per person (children two and under are free)

(We accept cash, check, debit cards, and credit cards as forms of payment.)


  • All persons entering the pool enclosure, including supervising adults, must pay the appropriate fees.

  • Children ages seven and under will not be admitted to the aquatic facility without appropriate supervision (i.e., responsible person 15 years of age or as determined by Aquatics Director or designee).

  • A babysitter registration form must be filled out and signed by a parent or guardian if a babysitter is allowed to bring children to the pool. You can pick up a form at the front desk of the pool print one out here!


Group Rates

Group rates available for groups of 10 or more, with prior management approval. Group rates available during normal operating hours only.

Two years of age and under              FREE
Youth ages 3-17                                   $2.50
Adults ages 18 and older                   $3.50

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons and other aquatics programs will be provided in partnership with the Great Bend Recreation Commission, based upon pool availability. For Information on lessons or aquatic programs contact the Great Bend Rec Center at (620) 793-3755 or    

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