Recreation Services

Swimming Pool

poolLooney Pool Information

Swimming Pool Hours
Contact: 816-271-4475

The facility is open to the following people:

  • MWSU Student: Immediate family or one guest
  • MWSU Faculty/Staff: Immediate family or one guest
  • MWSU Adjunct Faculty – No family – No guests
  • MWSU Alumni Single Pass: No family – No guests
  • MWSU Alumni Family Pass: Immediate Family only – No guests
  • Gold Coat Members: Dependent on membership level – No guests

Swimming pool rules:

  • A valid MWSU I.D. is required before entering the pool.
  • NO RUNNING!
  • No hanging on the rope or the diving board.
  • No going to the bathroom in the pool.
  • One person on the board at a time.
  • No rough play allowed in the pool (dunking, sitting on shoulders, throwing people, pushing, shoving, hitting).
  • No floatation devices allowed on the board (kickboards, life jackets, or arm supporters).
  • One bounce on the board for each dive.
  • Use ladders to exit pool.
  • No playing on or around ladders and stairs.
  • No foul language in pool or surrounding area.
  • No diving in the shallow area – feet in first.
  • No public display of affection allowed.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • When lap lane line is hooked, only lap swimmers are allowed in the area.
  • No going over the rope or lap lane lines.
  • NO flips or back dives are allowed from the sides, shallow or deep area of the pool.
  • No jumping or standing on kickboards.
  • Only lifeguards are allowed in storage area or first aid cabinet.
  • Obey the lifeguards at all times.
  • We reserve the right to deny privileges to the pool.
  • Faculty and staff may bring one guest or immediate family members.
  • Students may bring one guest or immediate family members.
  • Alumni members with single membership cannot bring guests.
  • Alumni members with couple membership can only bring their spouse.
  • Alumni family pass is only immediate family (this goes down, not up) and no guests.
  • Gold Coat Club members with single membership cannot bring guest.
  • Gold Coat Club members with couple membership can only bring their spouse.
  • Gold Coat Club members with family membership can only bring their immediate family (this goes down, not up) and no guests.
  • Do NOT vent your opinions to the lifeguards. They are there to enforce the rules that have been set as guidelines for everyone’s safety.
  • If you have a question about the pool or need to talk about the pool rules please contact Wonda Berry, Director Recreation Services and Facilities, 271-4247.

Note: The operation hours may vary because of classes, athletics, special events, etc. We will post changes in the schedule at the Service Center.