Catch A Wave

Beat the summer heat at these swimming pools and spray parks.

Editor’s note: This article from 2023 has been updated to reflect that the City of Evansville has closed Hartke and Helfrich pools for the indefinite future.

Evansville residents have a splashing good time at seven swimming spots throughout Vanderburgh County. From swim teams to spray parks and water slides, here are the numbers behind cooling off at public pools this summer.

1.2 Million
Gallons of water used to fill Burdette Park’s swimming pools

People who have learned to swim since the Deaconess Aquatic Center opened in 2021

Visitors to Burdette park’s swimming facilities in 2022

Outdoor City of Evansville pools open in 2024: Lorraine, Mosby, and Rochelle-Landers

Weekly day campers at the Deaconess Aquatic Center’s CenterPoint Energy Splash Pad and the Welborn Baptist Foundation Recreational Pool


Evansville City Parks

Burdette Park

Deaconess Aquatic Center

Jodi Keen
Jodi Keen
Jodi Keen is the managing editor of Evansville Living and Evansville Business magazines.

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