Aquatic Center

The George J. Barco Aquatic Center

A year-round indoor/outdoor recreation facility. During the fall, winter and spring seasons, patrons may swim and exercise in the heated twenty-five meter by twenty-five yard L-Shaped six-lane pool with diving well.

During the summer, an exciting adventure water playground is opened that includes a water slide, Starburst fun center, a water dumping pelican, zero depth entry, water geysers and a wading pool.

In addition to the water-oriented features, there are sand volleyball courts, lounge chairs, a spacious lawn for sun bathing and a snack bar with an outdoor eating area. Certified lifeguards and attendants are always on hand to make your visit safe and comfortable.

The Summer Pool will reopen June 10, 2018 and operate until August 19, 2018. 

The Winter Pool is open from September 2017 through May 2018 on Saturdays & Sundays from 1:00pm until 3:00pm 

Our pools will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.


Aquatic Center Rates

Rates: 2017
General Admission $5.00
Group (25 or more) $4.00
Spectator (18 or older) $2.00
Child under 42”* $4.00
Birthday Party Guests (B-Day Child Free) $4.00
Family Pass (Resident)**/ *** $200.00 $150.00
Family Pass (Non-Resident)**/*** $250.00
Individual Pass (Resident) $150.00 $100.00
Individual Pass (Non-Resident) $175.00
Special Agreement Coupons $4.00
Pool Rental (Main Pool – 2 Lifeguards Included) $100.00 per hour
Water Playground (Includes Lifeguards) $100.00 per hour
Total Aquatic Center (Includes All Lifeguards) $150.00 per hour
Learn to Swim Classes $35.00 – 1st Child | $30.00 – 2nd Sibling
Picnic Pavilion Shelters $50 per shelter

* When accompanied by paying adult at General Admission

** Family Passes include 4 immediate family members. Residents: City of Meadville, West Mead & Vernon Township 

*** Each additional family member is $50.00 per person / Non-walking infants receive a complimentary pass.

Winter Pass Rates are same as the Summer Pass Rates.

Private Rentals that would like any additional lifeguards will be billed at $15.00 per guard including a ½ hour prior to and after the rental period.