OPEN June 3, 2022 – Friday, August 19, 2022

Address: 1430 E. John St.
Phone: 920-832-5918

Mead Pool has been an Appleton favorite for over 25 years! Come and enjoy the many amenities available such as a large water slide, 2 diving boards (include a high dive), sand volleyball court and play area, water play features, a concession stand and much, much more! Mead Pool also offers free loaner lifejackets for all non-swimmers as well.


Pool Features

  • Zero-depth entry with water geysers, water mushroom, and spray rings
  • 25-meter lap lanes available
  • 1-meter diving board
  • 3-meter diving board (must be 48” tall or pass swim test)
  • Heated pool, always 80-82 degrees

Waterslides (must be 44” tall to ride)

  • One open flume water slide with over 160’ of flume


  • Completely ADA accessible
  • Snack bar featuring pizza, ice cream, slushies, and much more!
  • Reservable shade pavilion for birthday parties or gatherings
  • Fully trained and certified lifeguards
  • Locker room with privacy changing cubicles (locks available for rental)
  • First aid
  • Grass seating areas
  • Sand play area with water spigot
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Do Not enter the pool if you have a communicable disease or an open cut
  • Do not bring food, drink, gum or tobacco into the pool
  • Shower before enter the pool and after use of toilet facilities
  • Do not run or engage in rough play in the pool area
  • Diaper changing on the pool deck is prohibited
  • Glass and shatterable items are prohibited in the pool area
  • Mermaid tails are not allowed at Mead Pool
  • S. Coast Guard approved life jackets may be worn at the pools under strict parental supervision.  Life jackets are NOT allowed off of the high dives or down water slides.
  • Patrons leaving the facility who wish to return MUST get a stamp from the front desk in order to gain admittance upon return OR be a season pass holder
  • Do not enter the pool if you have a communicable disease or an open cut
  • Food, drink, gum, tobacco, coolers, lounge furniture, and glass containers are prohibited in the pool area.  No Carry-ins
  • Personal water toys and inflatable devices are not permitted in the pool area
  • Shower before entering the pool and after use of toilet facilities
  • Water Wings or arm “floaties” are not allowed in any pool
  • Snorkels, fins, inflatable devices are not allowed at the pool
  • The use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited
  • Running, rough play, or spitting is not allowed
  • Pets are not allowed in the pool or park area
  • Pool furniture is available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • First aid is available at the pool office
  • Children ages 7 and under are not allowed at the pools unless supervised by a responsible adult or a person who is 16+ years of age
  • Children ages 4 and under or less than 48” tall must be accompanied by an adult at all times while in the water.  Those under 48” tall may take a swim test to swim in deep water.  Please see the Pool Manager for more details.
  • Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.  Swim diapers are available for purchase at the front desk for $2.00 each
  • Appleton Parks and Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items
  • Patrons must be 44” tall to use the water slide & 54” tall for the 3-meter board or pass a swim test administered by the Pool Manager
  • Lockers are available in each locker room – Bring your own lock or you may rent one from the front desk for $1.00 PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VALUABLES UNLOCKED.  The pool is not responsible for lost or stolen items

Admission Prices

3 and Under:  Free
Ages 4-17:  $3.50
Ages 18-61:  $4.50
Ages 62+:  $3.50
Non-Swimmers:  $1.50


Lap Swim- All AgesDaily11:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Open SwimMonday & Wednesday1:00 – 6:50 p.m.*
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday12:00 – 7:00 p.m.
*Mead Pool closes at 6:50 p.m. on Monday and Wednesdays for evening swim lessons