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Cougar Lake Pool is now Closed until next Summer
The Cougar Lake Pool's last operating day was Monday, August 10th, 2015.

Cougar Lake Pool


[IMAGE: point]Hours of Operation

Monday
Tuesdays - Sundays

(weather permitting)

12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm

(Open July 4th)

Family Night Mondays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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[IMAGE: point]Splash Pad

The Splash Pad replaced the wading pool. It features various fun water sprinklers accessible to everyone. Come down and enjoy it this Summer!

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[IMAGE: point]Family Night

Mondays 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni are permitted to bring their immediate family to the pool and use the facility at no charge. Family is defined as the spouse and children of the approved facility user.
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[IMAGE: point]Pool Parties

The Cougar Lake Pool may be reserved for private functions during non-operating hours. The cost of a function is $175.00. The fee includes the facility rental for a maximum of 2 hours, parking in Lot 10 and lifeguard staffing for up to 100 people. Call the reception desk at 618-650-2348 today to reserve the date of your choice!
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[IMAGE: point]Parking

Parking for the Cougar Lake Recreation Area and Outdoor Pool is limited to the Lot 10. Individuals requiring special needs for parking should call 650-BFIT (2348). All individuals will be required to have a parking hangtag in their vehicle to park in this parking lot. Vehicles that do not have a Cougar Lake Recreation Area parking hangtag displayed in their vehicle will receive a parking ticket. Hang tags are available for $20.00 to Outdoor Pool members and may be picked up at the Reception Desk of the Student Fitness Center with the purchase of an Outdoor Pool membership. Daily parking tags may be purchased from the Pool House for $2. Further information regarding SIUE Parking Policies may be obtained from the university's Parking Services Website.
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[IMAGE: point]Pool Rules & Regulations

Child Supervision & Baby Sitter Policy
All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Members of Cougar Lake Pool can bring no more than 2 guests with them per day. Babysitter Memberships may be added to a family membership for use by a babysitter 16 years of age and older. A babysitter is only entitled to enter the pool using a parent's membership card while the children of the sponsoring family are present with them.

Life Jackets & Personal Floatation Devices
Only USCG approved personal floatation devices (PFD's) are permitted at Cougar Lake Pool. Parents must remain within arms length of a child wearing a PFD. Please check with Cougar Lake Pool staff if you are unsure your PFD is acceptable. Inflatable "water wings" are not an acceptable form of floatation device and are not permitted at Cougar Lake Pool.
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[IMAGE: point]2015 Daily Rates & Memberships

Cougar Lake pool is CASH ONLY.

Membership applications are available and must be completed at the Reception Desk of the Student Fitness Center. Family is defined as the spouse and children of the approved facility user. Please bring proof of SIUE affiliation and/or Alumni Association card for each individual. Payments can be made by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. Replacements for lost user cards cost $15.00.

*Memberships are available for purchase starting Monday, April 27th at the Student Fitness Center Reception Desk.

Outdoor Pool Daily Guest Pass $5.00

Students Season Pass
Enrolled Students with valid ID No Charge
Immediate Family (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger $17.00
Age 4 and up $31.00
Guests of Season Pass Member
Age 3 and younger Not Available
Age 4 and up Not Available

Non-Enrolled Students Season Pass
*A non-enrolled student is a student who has been enrolled one of the two previous semesters.
Non-Enrolled Students with valid ID $31.00
Immediate Family (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger $17.00
Age 4 and up $31.00
Guests of Season Pass Member
Age 3 and younger Not Available
Age 4 and up Not Available

SIUE Alumni Season Pass
Premium Alumni Association Members $85.00
Basic Alumni Association Members $110.00
Immediate Family (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger $17.00
Age 4 and up $55.00
Alumni Guests (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger Not Available
Age 4 and up Not Available

SIUE Faculty/Staff Season Pass
Faculty & Staff (w/ valid ID) $85.00
Immediate Family (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger $17.00
Age 4 and up $55.00
Guests (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger Not Available
Age 4 and up Not Available

Community Season Pass
Community Member $156.00
Immediate Family (Per Person)
Age 3 and younger $24.00
Age 4 and up $78.00
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[IMAGE: point]Towel Rentals and Vending Machines

Cougar Lake Pool offers towel rentals to everyone. A day rental for a single towel costs 50¢.
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For more information contact Natalie Rosales by phone 618-650-3245 or email nrosale@siue.edu

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