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Summer Swim Schedule Announced for Outdoor Venues

With summer quickly approaching, the City of Sparks is scheduled to open the designated swim area at the Sparks Marina and the outdoor pool at Deer Park, beginning May 28.\r\n\r\nSparks Marina Park is located at 300 Howard Drive.  There is no charge to swim at the Marina Park.  Recreational swimming is permitted in the designated swim area at the north beach only.  The summer schedule, weather permitting:\r\n

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  • May 28-30, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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  • June 4-5, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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  • June 11 – August 7, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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  • July 4, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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  • Aug. 13-14, Aug. 20-21, Aug. 27-28, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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  • Sept. 3-5, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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\r\nThe public is encouraged to keep the Sparks Marina a safe, inviting place by observing the following:\r\n

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  • Do not distract the lifeguards while they are working. Questions should be directed to the Alf Sorensen Community Center at (775) 353-2385.
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  • In the case of an emergency, call 911.
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  • Children under eight years of age must have an adult with them in the designated swim area at all times. Keeping your child within an arm’s length is a good policy to follow.
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  • Toys, rafts, noodles, etc. cannot be used in place of swimming ability or for water safety purposes.
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  • Groups of 25 or more must make a reservation.
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  • Shade areas are first-come, first-served unless they are rented.
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\r\nDeer Park Pool is located at 1700 Prater Way.  Costs to use the pool are:\r\n

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  • Youth (under 18 yrs.) – $3
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  • Adult (18 yrs. – 54 yrs.) – $5
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  • Senior (55 yrs. & older) – $4
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  • Family (up to 6 members) – $15
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  • Super Summer Swim Pass – $168 / $140 for Sparks residents of Sparks; includes four children and two adults
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  • Summer Youth Pass – $48 / $40 for residents of Sparks.
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\r\nThe Super Summer Swim Pass and Summer Youth Pass are valid at Deer Park Pool and the pool at Alf Sorensen Community Center, 1400 Baring Blvd.\r\n\r\nRecreational swimming in the heated, zero-entry pool at Deer Park is available from:\r\n

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  • 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
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  • 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the following dates:\r\n
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    • May 28-30
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    • June 11 – Aug. 7 (daily)
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    • Aug. 13-14, Aug. 20-21, Aug. 27-28 and Sept. 3-5.
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\r\nA “$2 Tuesdays” promotion will be in place throughout the summer, offering all ages a reduced rate of $2 per person to swim on Tuesdays.\r\n\r\nSwim lessons will be conducted at Deer Park pool in two-week sessions (eight lessons), Monday-Thursday, June 13 – August 4. Lesson times are 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is required.\r\n\r\nFor more information, call (775) 353-2385 or go online to http://www.cityofsparks.us/residents/recreation