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Memorial Park Pool

421 East Homestead Street, Medina, OH

It is hoped that Memorial Pool will open July 6th, please check the website and Facebook for updates, hours, and restrictions! See you soon!


All patrons age 11 and over (unless accompanied by an adult) will be required to show a photo ID when entering the facility. Children 11 and under must have a parent or guardian at the facility at all times. Daily passes will not be sold to persons who fail to present an acceptable photo ID. Acceptable ID’s include: Driver’s License, Temporary Driver Permit, State Identification Card, MCRC ID card, Student ID (for guests 16 years and younger), Passports, US Military ID.


  • Anyone 18 and over must sign a waiver upon purchasing a pass.
  • Pool passes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Anyone requesting a refund for extenuating circumstances must complete a Refund Request Form available at the Pool or MCRC Front Desk.
  • Passes must be presented to the staff upon each visit to gain entry into the pool.
  • Once purchased, pool passes and waivers are valid only for the pass holder. Pool staff will validate pass holder names with the pool pass number. Misuse of pool passes may result in the suspension of loss of privileges.
  • Individual Season Pass: $100
  • Family Season Pass: $200 for up to 5 family members (extra family members $20 each)
  • Purchase at the MCRC Front Desk or at Memorial Pool.
  • Payment can be made with cash, check or credit card.
  • Residency verification and child’s age verification may be required


Admission to Memorial Park Pool is open to all, whether they are a Medina resident or not.
  • $7 per day for ages 3-59; Age 2 & under: free
  • $4 per day for Seniors 60+
  • 5 visit Punch Card: $25
  • Payment can be made with cash or credit card.


Click here for the Memorial Pool Rental Info

Click here for the Memorial Pool Rental Request Form

  • Private rental of the Cabana, a private grassy area with picnic tables under a shade structure, during pool hours is available.
  • Available times: 11:30a - 2:30p and 3:30p-6:30p
  • Rate for 3 hour rental:
  •     Monday through Friday: $25/Medina Resident; $35/Non-Resident
  •     Saturday and Sunday: $35/Medina resident; $45/Non-resident
  • Private rental of pool before or after hours is also available.
  • For more information on renting the cabana area, visit the rentals page at or contact Sandy at 330-721-6918 or email
  • For more information on Memorial Park and renting the pavillion, contact Donna at; 330-721-6950.

If there is a delayed opening or early closing due to inclement weather, the announcement will be posted on the Memorial Pool and the Medina Community Recreation Center Facebook pages. See cashier for a rain check.


  • Children 7 and under must be directly supervised by an adult (18 years and older) at all times. This means the parent/chaperone must be in the water within arm's length of the children.
  • Children ages 8-10 may use the pool unsupervised, however an adult must remain in the pool area at all times.
  • Children 11 years and up may use the pool unsupervised.
  • Adults required to be in the water may not swim laps when supervising children.


  • Vulgar /abusive language will not be tolerated.
  • Picnic table and bench space will be available on a first come, first serve basis, except for reservable areas. Rental use will be posted.All swimmers are encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool.
  • The Outdoor Pool is a smoke free area.  Use of electronic cigarettes/vaping devices is strictly prohibited. Please use designated area outside the gate.
  • Swim diapers are required for all non-toilet trained patrons.
  • Only Coast Guard approved life jackets are permitted. No other floatation devices are permitted (ex. noodles, rafts, water wings, etc.)
  • Rest breaks will be called 15 minutes before each hour. Only patrons 18 and older may remain in the water during rest breaks.  
  • For the water slide, minimum slider height is 48”.  All sliders must be able to pass the “deep end test” prior to use.  User must be able to comfortably swim the width of the pool.
  • Lifejackets, masks, goggles or glasses should not be worn while sliding.
  • Patrons must ride feet first, lying on your back or in a sitting position.
  • Users of the Outdoor Pool must comply with all posted rules and others given by the staff.  Failure to comply with such instructions or with policies may result in disciplinary action or facility removal.

Patrons are expected to join the staff in promoting a pleasant recreational environment. Patrons are asked to use mature judgment in choosing actions, clothing, language. Patrons should respect the rights of others and are encouraged to display good sportsmanship so that participation in all activities is enjoyable and safe. The behavior of a patron must not disrupt the experience of others. All problems should be reported immediately to the Pool Staff.

Rules and policies are posted and/or distributed to all MCRC users. The authority to enforce these policies is vested in the Pool Staff and Administrative personnel responsible for facilities and programs. Violations of rules, malicious use or defacing of property, solicitation, verbal abuse, or other violations of the Poo; will not be tolerated. The MCRC Administrative Staff reserves the right to make discretionary adjustment to disciplinary action depending on the circumstances which may include suspension or revoking patron privileges. Patron disciplinary policies will be enforced.

Suspension for the above problems will be decided by the MCRC Manager on a case-by-case basis. The nature and seriousness of the offense will determine the suspension. Refunds will not be granted for suspensions due to disciplinary problems.

Kiwanis to Raise Money to Open Medina Memorial Pool for Summer of 2020

If you would like to support the Kiwanis in their effort to raise $20,000 to open Memorial Pool in 2020, click on this link. I Would Like to Donate

Message from Mike Wright, Director 
Medina Community Recreation Center and Memorial Pool

The Municipal pool’s annual budget is based on the revenues estimated to be collected through memberships, day pass sales, and concessions.  This is an Enterprise Fund which dictates that revenues cover expenses.  It has come very close to covering all of its own expenses the past three years, only failing to do so because of costly unforeseen repairs.  This year the COVID restrictions have shortened the season and enforced very limited customer capacity restrictions, which means much less revenue. As a result, the pool would not be able to cover its own operating expenses for 2020.  It costs approximately $1,000 a day for the pool to be operational.    

The original capacity restrictions in May would have limited us to around fifty patrons at a time, which would leave a daily shortfall of at least $400 per day.  Depending on weather and attendance, this would result in a $20,000 to $40,000 deficit. That is a substantial loss for the city to incur just to reach fifty community members a day.  In June, the Governor released new waterpark regulations with a revised capacity formula that allowed for around 125 patrons. This would almost be sufficient to generate the revenues needed to operate the pool if it were to run at maximum capacity, the sun always shone, there were no weather closures all season long, and no repairs needed.   

The reason the community organizations are asking for donations to reopen the city pool is because they want to help us ensure we can pay for the pool’s expenses and still maintain the necessary social distancing guidelines and capacity restrictions needed to keep the community safe.  Those of us who have made recreation our careers, obviously want to provide fun and entertainment to as many people as we can, but we must do that safely and with financial responsibility.

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