City Announces Reopening Schedule

Mike Seals - May 29, 2020 4:56 pm

OPEN UP AND RECOVER SAFELY

 Governor Stitt announced the reopening of the economy of the State of Oklahoma in a three phase approach, OURS (Open Up and Recover Safely). The City of Ponca City will follow the State of Oklahoma’s guidance in this plan, which can be accessed at https://www.okcommerce.gov/wp-content/uploads/Open-Up-and-Recover-Safely-Plan.pdf

Since the Governor’s announcement of OURS, the City of Ponca City has been gradually re-opening City facilities that were closed due to the COVID 19 issue in March. Plans will be modified as necessary pursuant to any direction received from the State of Oklahoma. On Friday, May 29, Governor Stitt announced that the State of Oklahoma will proceed to Phase 3 of the OURS plan.

On Monday, June 1, Parks and Recreation will open AMBUC Pool, located a 600 S. Eighth Street, and Wentz Pool, located a 2932 LA Cann Drive for the summer pool season. 

Both pool facilities will follow CDC pool guidance and recommendations on social distancing.

AMBUC Pool

Open Swim is held from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The pool is closed on Wednesday for maintenance.

Open Swim Admission is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children, age 12 and under.

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Senior/Adult Lap Swim is held from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Senior/Adult Lap Swim Admission is $1.00 for adults.

Wentz Pool

Open Swim is held from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  The pool is closed on Monday for maintenance.

Admission is $2.00 for adults.  Admission is $1.00 for children, age 12 and under.

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Individuals may purchase pool passes for AMBUC Pool and Wentz Pool from the Ponca City RecPlex.  Pool Passes are 25 swims for $20.

Active RecPlex memberships allows access to both Wentz and AMBUC Pool.

On Saturday, May 30, the Ponca City RecPlex will change the hours of operation of the facility.

The RecPlex will continue to follow CDC guidance and recommendations on social distancing.

RecPlex Facility Hours

Monday thru Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pool Hours

Monday thru Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 KidZone Hours

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On Monday, June 1, the Ponca City RecPlex will reopen the basketball courts, racquetball courts, hot tub, sauna and steam rooms.

 On Monday, June 1, pickleball, basketball, and volleyball adult leagues will resume.

 

 

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