When is the fountain open?
The Civic Center Fountain opens the first Saturday in May and runs until October 31 depending on weather conditions and special events in the plaza. Generally, it is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.
During July and August the fountain is open every day from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
NOTE: The fountain will be turned off July 3 at 5 pm and all day July 4. The regular operation schedule is not guaranteed and is subject to change without notice.
Is the water treated?
Yes. The fountain gets checked by a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) every 4 hours. The water is treated to the same standards as a public pool.
Always use caution and make sure children are attended. Slippery surfaces, moving water, and standing water require careful attention.
What other water play fountains does the City operate?
The Parks & Recreation Department has seasonal water play fountains at the 53rd Avenue Park, Walnut Street Park and Magnolia Park. Click here for details about other Parks & Recreation Department water play fountains.