State Parks public pools open though Labor Day

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom

Press Release from Nebraska Game and Parks

Public pools at five Nebraska state parks will remain open through Labor Day on Sept. 5, offering visitors extended summer fun.

Pool hours are as follows:

Chadron State Park – Open Aug. 28 from 1-3 p.m. and from 1-6 p.m. on Sept. 3-5. Pool admission is free Aug. 28.

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park – Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-8 p.m. On weekends and on Labor Day, the pool will be open from noon-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

Fort Robinson State Park – Open daily from 1-5 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m., closing on Sept. 4.

Niobrara State Park – Open on weekends and Labor Day from 1-6 p.m.

Platte River State Park – Open on weekends and Labor Day from 1-7 p.m.

Ponca State Park – Open from noon-6 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. On Sept. 4-5, the pool is open from 1-5 p.m. 

A park entry permit is required.