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Posted on: May 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Wilson Park Pool, Walker Park Splash Pad to open soon

Parks and Recreation aquatics facilities opening soon

May 9, 2022

Contact: Lee Farmer
Recreation Superintendent
Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs

Wilson Park Pool, Walker Park Splash Pad to open soon

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Fayetteville Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of Walker Park Splash Pad and Wilson Park Pool for the 2022 summer season.

The Walker Park Splash Pad will be open Saturday, May 14, through Sunday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Features of the splash pad include floor geysers and colorful, interactive above-ground sprays. There is no fee to visit the splash pad. For splash pad rules and additional information, visit

The Wilson Park Pool will open Saturday, May 28, with open swim hours being 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Adult lap swim hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday and 12-1 p.m. Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. 

In addition to open swim and lap swimming, the Wilson Park Pool offers a variety of youth and adult swim lessons, youth recreation swim team program, dive-in movies and private pool party reservations. Admission to the pool is $4 for adults and $3 for youth ages 15 and younger. Multiple-visit passes, family passes and season passes are available. For more information, visit

To learn more about Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation offerings, call 479-444-3471 or visit


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