McMillen Pool to close Friday; other pools and splash pads to follow

Fort Wayne's pools and splash pads, such as this one at Kraeger Park, are preparing to close for the season. (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

Fall is coming, which means Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation pools will soon be closing for the season.

As pool staff returns to school in the coming weeks, McMillen Pool will close for the season on Friday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. Northside Pool will remain open until Saturday, Aug. 10, at 5 p.m.

The city’s free splash pads will remain open until the end of September or early October, based on when they must be closed for winterizing. Splash pads are located at the following parks and except as indicated operate 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Franklin School Park

1903 St. Marys Avenue

Buckner Park

6114 Bass Road

McCormick Park

2300 Raymond & Holly

Memorial Park

2301 Maumee & Glasgow

Robert E. Meyers Park

Inside north gate of Parkview Field on Jefferson Boulevard

Hours: Open to public 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. on days without scheduled events

Shoaff Park

6401 St. Joe Rd.

Kreager Park (Taylor’s Dream)

7225 North River Road

Waynedale Park

2900 Koons & Elzey

For more information, visit fortwayneparks.org.