The City of Paris offers two public pools for the community, an indoor pool located at the Paris Civic Center at 650 Volunteer Drive and an outdoor pool located in Eiffel Tower Park also located on Volunteer Drive.

The Indoor Pool serves the community as well as Paris Elementary.


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Gerald Howard Municipal Swimming Pool


Pool Operating Hours are:

Monday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Sunday hours are:  1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.


2018 Schedule for Swimming Lessons at

the Gerald Howard Municipal Pool:


June 11-15

6-7 P.M.                                  Level I – Introduction to Swimming              $45.00

June 18-22

9-10 A.M.                                Level I – Introduction to Swimming              $45.00

June 25-29

   9-10 A.M.                                Level I – Introduction to Swimming              $45.00

      5:30-6 P.M.                             Infant Swimming Lesson Class                      $40.00

         July 2-6 (*only 4 days)

 9-10 A.M.                           Level I – Introduction to Swimming              $40.00

 July 9-13

            6-7 P.M.                                  Level II – Must have passed Level 1              $55.00



Students in swimming lessons are exempt from regular admission fee during class dates.  Class adjustments will be determined by the number of applicants.  Enrollment and payment of fees does not guarantee that the student will pass the course.

Lessons are on first come, first serve basis.  You can sign up anytime during pool hours.  For additional information call Amy Neumair; Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors, at the Paris City Pool 644-2698.

There must be at least 6 participants in each swimming lesson session.  Classes will be held at the Paris Civic Center in the case of rain or made up depending on instructor.  Please check with your instructor at the Paris City Pool in the event of rain.

Private lessons will be considered on request; times and fees are dependent on instructor.

Private lessons cannot conflict with regularly scheduled lessons.  Contact Amanda White, Paris City Pool Manager, for more information at the City Pool number.


Pool Parties at Gerald Howard Municipal Pool

Eiffel Tower Park

Pool party packages include reservation of the pool, usage of the concessions area, and lifeguard duties.  You are responsible for bringing your own food, drink, ice, and any supplies for preparation.  Garbage bags are the only supplies that are provided for each party.  DO NOT BRING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON THE PREMISES.

Party Rules and Expectations

An adult must be present to supervise and be responsible for party at all times.

All guests must adhere to the posted rules.

Pool party hosts are responsible for the setup and removal of all decorations before the end of the allotted time.

Parties  may not exceed the hours that you reserved for the pool.

There is a maximum of 50 swimmers in order to have two lifeguards on duty.  If your party exceeds more than 50 swimmers, please notify us BEFORE the party and be prepared to pay an additional lifeguard.

Cancellations due to weather conditions will be rescheduled on Wednesdays or Sundays, unless another date is available.



The reservation of the pool area after hours is:

$100 for a two hour party without slides (6:00-8:00/7:00-9:00) OR $200 with slides

$200 for a three hour party without slides (6:00-9:00) OR $285 with slides.

A deposit is required to reserve the pool and the remaining cost is split between the lifeguards.

$40 deposit for 2 hour parties without slides and a $80 deposit with the slides for 2 hour parties.

$60 deposit for 3 hour parties without slides and $105 deposit for 3 hour parties with the slides.

Please provide cash or check.  Refunds are only granted in the case of an emergency cancellation or weather conditions.


To reserve your pool party book with us at the Gerald Howard Municipal Pool.  No phone reservations will be taken due to payment being required.


If there are any additional questions or problems, see lifeguards to contact the pool manager.



Civic Center Indoor Swimming Pool