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Buffett Pool Admission Fees
swimming-lessons-2.jpgPool Photo ID Card 
A valid Photo ID/Photo ID card required for both residents and non-residents for ages three and over. Initial Pool ID issued free of charge. All admission fees still apply where applicable. Proof of age and residency required to get a pool ID. Driver’s License, voter registration card, utility bill, school ID, or a personal check with your address (match Driver’s License) is acceptable for proof of residency. Guests are welcome but MUST pay the non-resident fee.


Daily Admission Fees For Guest and Non-Residents
 Age Group Cost
Baby:  2 Years & Under  FREE
Child:  3 to 17 Years  $5.00
Adult:  18 to 54 Years  $7.00
Senior:  55 Years & Older  $5.00

Discount Pool Punch Card:
Save money and purchase our 20 Pool Punch Card – 20 admissions for $80.00. Passes are good only during the season issued. 

Admission Requirements
  • Anyone who enters pool area, must pay (as applicable), regardless of whether or not they are swimming.
  • Children 11 years old and younger must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older.
  • Children 12-17 years old may enter without adult supervision upon successfully completing our swim test, but may not be responsible for other children.
  • An adult 18 years of age or older may be responsible for up to 4 patrons age 17 years or younger, and must be within arm’s reach of all of their non-swimmers.
  • Without proof of residency, non-city fees will be charged.
  • Admission can be paid by cash, credit card, or by using Pool Punch Pass. Checks are not accepted.
  • Patrons who exit the facility after being appropriately "marked" by staff may re-enter (if occupancy loads permit) within the same day without paying a second admission. Everyone entering Doris E. Buffett Pool must pay (as applicable) and is subject to all admission policies and must abide by all pool rules even if they are not swimming.

Group Rates
  • Minimum 12 people, maximum 28 people at a time (including supervision)
  • $4 Non-City fee per person in group.
  • Rate is based on location of group sponsor (day care centers and churches located outside the city limits will pay Non-City rates, regardless of the residency of children they bring to the pool)
  • Group must reserve at least 2 weeks in advance for group rate
  • Only 1 group reservation at a time, for a two hour time slot. Groups will not be scheduled any closer than intervals of 2.5 hours, with a maximum of 2 groups per day.
  • Day care centers, churches, day camps, etc. are limited to 1 reservation per week per age group.

The following ratios apply for groups to be eligible for a group rate: 
 Age Group Group Rate Ratio Required
2 Years & Under  1 Adult / 2 Children
3 Years to 6 Years  1 Adult / 2 Children
7 Years to 13 Years  1 Adult / 4 Children
14 Years to 17 Years  1 Adult / 10 Children*

*For the 14 Years to 17 Years age group, an adult is defined as 18 years or older.  For all others an adult is defined to be at least 16 years of age.

After Hours Rentals
Rentals will be Friday and Saturday evenings 7:30 – 10:30pm and Sundays 7:30pm – 10:00pm:
  • $150 deposit for all groups to reserve the time, refundable if no damage done to pool area, if renter leaves on time and cleans up after group.  Deposit in addition to rental fee.
  • $200 for 50 people or less (no more than 50 people will be allowed in pool area)
  • $300 for 51-100 people (no more than 100 people will be allowed in pool area)

Larger group rentals must be approved by Director and rate will be determined by size of the group.

The following ratios apply for groups during after hour rentals*:
 Age Group After Hour Group Ratio Required
2 Years & Under  1 Adult / 2 Children
3 Years to 6 Years  1 Adult / 3 Children
7 Years to 13 Years  1 Adult / 5 Children
14 Years to 17 Years  1 Adult / 10 Children**
18 Years to 20 Years  1 Adult / 20 Children**

*For after hour rentals there must be a minimum of 1 adult who is 21 years or older for every 10 children 18 years or under.
 
** For groups whose members are 14 – 20 years old, all chaperones must be 21 years or older.

Doris Buffett Pool Rental Form - PDF

Doris Buffett Pool Rental Form - online fillable

Cancellation Fee:
Full refund will be given IF your cancellation is received 10 business days in advance of your date. Less than 10 business days, a $50.00 cancellation fee will applied.



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