Parents with kids need to select their vacation destinations with a great deal of care since children need to be kept really busy and entertained. If you are travelling to Pittsburg, Kansas with your kids then it’s a good idea to visit the Pittsburg Aquatic Center. This recreational park is equipped with plenty of infrastructure necessary to enable you to spend a great time alone or with a group.
The Pittsburg Aquatic Center has a large zero depth pool which people make a beeline for and it has 2 diving boards. It also has a toddler pool perfect for the younger members of the family; this pool is a great place for kids to stay busy since it has a frog slide and fountains. The other recreational facilities at this park include an impressively large flume slide and a mammoth slide. There is also the Lazy River on which visitors can enjoy a tranquil ride. The Pittsburg Aquatic Center also has a couple of sand volleyball courts perfect for people who want to get some strenuous activity without getting into the water.
The park also has plenty of grassy areas where people can hang out and relax in case they do not feel like getting into the water. The park offers plenty of infrastructure in the form of lounge chairs, lockers, bath house and even a concession shack. All in all, it is a great place to spend an enjoyable day whether one is alone or part of a group of family or friends.
The Pittsburg Aquatic Center opens at 1.00 pm and it stays open until 7.00 pm. The entry fees are fairly reasonable and the charges vary according to the ages of the visitors. A $15 fee for a family of 2 adults accompanied by 4 children is also very reasonable. There are also a few days every year when people can swim absolutely free of cost. Besides, children aged 3 or younger can swim free on any day. The Aquatic Center also offer swimming classes. It’s no surprise why so many local residents and tourists alike like to visit this place when the mercury climbs.
Special events organized at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center include Father and Son Camp Out, Lazy River Challenge, Dog Swim (attended by large numbers of dogs and their owners) and Flick-N-Float Summer Movies. The Aquatic Center is also a popular place for parties since it is possible to hire the space with prior appointment. It has hosted many birthday parties, family get togethers and reunions for people of varied ages.
Visitors to the Pittsburg Aquatic Center have to follow its rules and regulations in order to have an enjoyable experience for all. The pool has highly experienced lifeguards who ensure that visitors’ safety is paramount. It is always a good idea to read about the timings, fees and rules before one plans a visit to the place. Even so, locals and visitors alike find this a pretty enjoyable place to spend an afternoon or two.