Pool Parties & Rentals

Pool birthday party
Are you having a party and running out of ideas? Call the Joplin Parks and Recreation Department today and have your “Party at the Pool!” We have party rentals at all three aquatic centers. 

Reservations begin on the first Monday in April and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Party dates are available from the first part of June to the first weekend in August.  

Reservations can be made by calling 417-625-4750 or visiting the Joplin Parks & Recreation office at 3301 W. 1st Street.

Cunningham Aquatic Center


  • Available Party Day: Fridays
  • Time: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm or 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm (2 hour party minimum required)
  • Price: 
    • $250 for 2 hour party
    • $375 for 3 hour party
    • Price covers 75 people or less, each additional swimmer is $3.00; must be paid during event

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center Rental Options


Entire Facility
  • Available Party Days: Saturdays & Sundays
  • Time: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm or 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm (2 hour party minimum required)
  • Price: 
    • $400 for 2 hour party
    • $600 for 3 hour party
    • Price covers 150 people or less, each additional swimmer is $4.00; must be paid during event
Lazy River
  • Available Party Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm or 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm (2 hour party minimum required)
  • Price: 
    • $250 for 2 hour party
    • $375 for 3 hour party
    • Price covers 75 people or less, each additional swimmer is $4.00; must be paid during event