Wilson Park Pool
The Wilson Park Pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. To view a schedule of pool hours, click here.
Tucked into one of Fayetteville's most popular parks, the Wilson Park Pool is surrounded by shade trees and beautiful landscaping. The pool provides a very pleasant atmosphere for your swimming experience.
Fayetteville's only municipal pool is operated by the Parks and Recreation Department and offers recreational swimming, instructional swim lessons, fitness opportunities, and family swim times. Concessions are available.
For more information, please call the pool house during the season at 479-442-2641 or the Parks and Recreation Department office during the off-season at 479-444-3471.
- Daily Youth - $3
- Daily Adult - $4
- Family Swim - $8 per/family (only available during family swim designated times)
- Season Youth - $55
- Season Adult - $75
- Season Family - $135* (family of 5) $10.00 fee per each additional family member added
Fayetteville Parks and Recreation uses the American Red Cross curriculum for our swimming lessons. These lessons are available to children and adults of all skill levels.
Lessons are 30 minutes in length and run in two week increments Monday - Thursday, with Friday reserved for weather related make-up sessions.
There are 5 sessions available throughout the summer.
Each session has 4 time options (9:45-10:15am, 10:20-10:50am, 11:00-11:30am or 5:00 - 5:30pm).
The cost is $50 for a 2 week session.
Parent Tot (ages 6 months to 3 years): The purpose of parent and child aquatics is to teach safe behaviors around the water and develop swimming readiness by leading parents and their children in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun and becoming comfortable in, on or around water.
Preschool (ages 4 & 5 years old): Preschool aquatics aims to promote the developmentally appropriate learning of fundamental water safety and aquatic skills by young children.
Level 1: (ages 6 & older): Introduction to water skills. Orients participants to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills. Helps participants begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water. Skills: put face in water, blow bubbles, stay under for 10 seconds.
Level 2: (ages 6 & older): Builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety concepts learned in Level 1 Skills: Level 1 + flutter kick with feet, paddle with arms, float on back and stomach, jump into deep water.
Level 3: (ages 6 & older): Comfortable in water and possesses basic abilities to swim. Skills: Level 2 + dive from side of pool, dive off board, display some form of elementary backstroke, front-crawl, back-crawl.
Session 1 June 3 - 14
Session 2 June 17 - 28
Session 3 July 1 - 12
Session 4 July 15 - 26
Session 5 July 29 - Aug 9
Online registration will open March 4th for the 2019 Pool Season.
Register Online for Swim Lessons!
Are you interested in reserving the pool for a birthday, church party or other special event?
Online reservations will be available starting May 1st!
The Pool can be rented May 25th through September 1 for the 2019 Season.
All reservations require 5 days notice. Managers must approve all rentals and you will be notified within 72 hours of your request. A non-refundable $25 rental deposit is required for pool rentals. This deposit counts toward your rental balance, once approved. Online Pool Reservations
Current Pool Reservation Calendar
Day Care/Group/Camp Reservations
Wilson Pool can accommodate group reservations within normal business hours. Please notify the pool 5 days prior to ensure there are enough staff for your group. Wilson Pool Seasonal Number 479-442-2641. Off-Season Parks & Recreation Office number is 479-444-3471.
Wilson Park Wahoos Swim Team
The Wilson Park Wahoos summer developmental swim team is full of fun, skill building, and some friendly competition with other area summer league programs! This program replaced our level 4 swim lessons, as we bring in quality coaches, longer sessions, more sessions, and includes some FUN swim meets!
Surface Wahoos - for 5-8 year old swimmers who can swim across the pool unassisted.
The Wilson Park Wahoos is a recreational swim team that promotes swim skills and swimming endurance in a fun, team environment. Practices for the 8&under group primarily focus on the freestyle and backstroke skills with introduction to flipturns, diving, and the breaststroke and butterfly skills.
Torpedo Wahoos - for 9-16 year old swimmers. It is recommended that child can swim across the pool unassisted, but this is not required. Your child will be assessed at their first practice.
The Wilson Park Wahoos is a recreational swim team that promotes swim skills and swimming endurance in a fun, team environment. Practices for the 9&up group build on freestyle and backstroke skills while also becoming proficient in the breaststroke and butterfly skills. Swimming longer distances and refining dives and flip-turns will also be a priority.
Session 1: June 4th - June 27th
Session 2: July 2nd - July 27th
Surface Wahoos: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Saturdays 11:00am - Noon
Torpedo Wahoos: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Saturdays 10:00am - 11:00am
Meet Dates: TBA