5 Ways To Stay Cool In Henderson This Summer

It’s officially summer time! Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained and cooled off? Here are five local opportunities for you, your friends, and your family to have some fun in the sun while keeping cool this summer. All listed attractions will be open for the summer season after Memorial Day.

 

Henderson Riverfront Fountains

Hours of Operation: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Exception: Mondays 3 p.m.-10 p.m. due to morning cleanings.

Cost: Free

Location: North Water Street, Henderson, Ky 42420

More Info: There is no lifeguard on duty here. Please ensure that young children are under adult supervision. For more information, please call 270-831-1274.

Fountains splashing in unison near flagpoles on the Henderson riverfront

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East End Park Spray Ground

Hours of Operation: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily

Cost: Free

Location: 214 Letcher St, Henderson, Ky 42420

More Info: There is no lifeguard on duty here. Please ensure that young children are under adult supervision. For more information about when this attraction is closed for maintenance, please call 270-831-1274.

Excited children playing in the water among the Spray Ground play fountains

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atkinson Pool

Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Cost: $3 for adults; $2.50 for youth; Free for infants two years and younger.

Location: 1813 N Elm St, Henderson, Ky 42420

More Info: Lifeguards are on duty at this facility. Children ages 14 and under must be accompanied by adult (age 18+) during their stay.  For more information, please call 270-826-2049.

A young girl slides down the white half pipe water slide that overlooks patrons swimming in the L-shaped pool at Atkinson Pool

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by: Darrin Phegley

 

Aqua City

Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Cost: Individual Membership $220; Family Membership $425 (Prices increase after June 4th)

Location: 1000 Pebble Creek Drive, Henderson, Ky 42420

More Info: Lifeguards are on duty at this facility. For more information, please call 270-827-5064.

A small group of children splash in the water among their inflatable pool toys at Aqua City

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henderson County Country Club

Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: Individual Membership $300; Family Membership $330

Location: 1030 Country Club Drive, Henderson, Ky 42420

More Info: Lifeguards may or may not be on duty at this facility. For more information, please call 270-826-2176.

The Country Club pool facility features a shallow/deep swimming pol with diving board and reclining chairs and a smaller wading pool for young children

 

 

 

 

 

 

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