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Page last updated on May 11, 2022 at 1:45 pm

Hours of Operation


Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool are open daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Bryan Park Pool is open daily May 28-August 2. Back-to-school hours (weekends only, except for Labor Day) begin August 6.
  • Mills Pool is open daily May 28-July 31. Mills Pool closes for the season after July 31.


Weather-Related Closings and Cancellations: Operating hours are subject to change. The pool, or portions of the pool, may close due to lifeguard shortages, low attendance, or threatening weather. For updates on hours of operation or the open status of Bryan Park Pool, call the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Aquatics Hotline at 812-349-3741. 




Daily admission: $5 per person. Children ages 3 yrs. and younger are admitted free.

Season Pass: $65. Good for admission for one individual to both Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool during the 2022 season. Season passes are for sale only at Bryan Park Pool.

  • Pre-opening sale: The Bryan Park Pool office is open Wednesday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m. for pre-opening sale of season passes. The pool is not open for swimming during this time.

Economy Punch Pass: $85. Good for 20 total admissions (does not have to be for the same person, unlike Season Pass) to both Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool. Economy Punch Passes are for sale only at Bryan Park Pool.

There are no admission refunds for unscheduled pool closings, including closings due to emergencies, contamination, or weather conditions. Season Passes and Economy Punch Passes are non-refundable.

Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool accept cash, checks, and debit/credit card for the purchase of Season Passes and Economy Punch Passes, and for daily admission fees.

Use of the waterslides is included with the daily admission fee, or with the purchase of a Season Pass or Economy Punch Pass.


Swimming Lessons

Available only at Bryan Park Pool. Scroll to the bottom of this web page to see class options.



Fee Waivers - download a pool admission fee waiver application

Any City of Bloomington, Indiana resident may request a waiver of fees for admission to Bryan Park Pool or Mills Pool. Federal Office of Management and Budget's guidelines of 150% poverty level are used to determine eligibility. Immediate family members only may be included in the fee waiver application. Immediate family members include mother, father, or legal guardian and their children who are under the age of 17 yrs. and living in the same household.

Fee waiver application requirements:

  • A $5 application fee must accompany the application.
  • Proof of income is required for each adult income earner in your household.
  • Current statements for child support, Social Security, Supplemental Security income, and other assistance programs that show your benefit amount.
  • Notarized Citizen/Qualified Alien Status affidavit (these can be filled out and signed on-site at the Parks and Recreation Department office).
  • Proof of city residency (can be a current utility bill, a current housing lease or mortgage statement, or verification from a residential community such as the Bloomington Housing Authority)

Requests for fee waivers will be approved or denied, and the applicant notified in writing, within 14 days.

Applications can be obtained and submitted at the Parks and Recreation office, located at 401 N. Morton St. Suite 250 inside City Hall, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information about how to apply for a fee waiver, contact Bloomington Parks and Recreation at 812.349.3700 or