OPEN June 4, 2021 – Friday, August 20, 2021

We currently do not have capacity limits at the pools.  We will continue to evaluate the COVID landscape in our community and capacity limits may change throughout the season.

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 AgesMonday – Friday12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Open SwimMonday – Friday1:00 – 6:50 p.m.*
Saturday & Sunday12:00 – 7:00 p.m.

*closing time due to swim lessons