Swimming Pool

Pool2018 Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons are offered and administered by the Sterling Recreation Commission. The cost is $20.00; please make checks payable to the Sterling Recreation Commission.

Sign up forms are available at the Municipal Pool beginning May 27. Call McKenzie Thrasher with questions at (620)960-8734

Session 1 is Monday thru Thursday June 18-28
Session 2 is Monday thru Thursday July 16-26


9 a.m.
Level 1 (must be 6 years old)
Intro to Water Skills\
9 a.m.
Level 3
Stroke Development
9 a.m.
Level 6 (must be able to swim pool length without stopping)
Swimming and Skill Proficiency
10 a.m.
Level 2
Fundamental Aquatic Skills
10 a.m.
Level 4
Stroke Improvement
10 a.m.
Level 5
Stroke Refinement
11 a.m.
Parents and Child
Introduction to Water
11 a.m.
Pre-Level 1
Introduction to Pool/Group Setting


The admission rate is free for residents (city limits) or $1.00 per person for non-residents.



Free (See City Hall)




Open Swim

Daily 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lap Swim

Monday-Saturday 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Evening Swim

Beginning June 10, 2019: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Pool Parties

For scheduling, contact Mckenzie Thrasher at (620)960-8734

  1. McKenzie Thrasher

    Pool Manager

  2. Swimming Pool

    Physical Address
    401 E. Van Buren
    Sterling, KS 67579

    Phone: (620) 904-7033