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The City operates two pools and one zero-depth Water Park/Splash Pad during summer months.  All are open to residents in possession of a pool pass. Each pool employs lifeguards. Arts, crafts and swim classes are also occasionally offered at the pool locations.

The 2017 swim season begins on June 10 and ends August 6. All locations are open from noon to 6 p.m., seven days a week.


Randolph Park, located in the Eastside neighborhood at East 8th and Greenup Streets, offers an Olympic sized swimming pool for recreational swimming. 

Goebel Park Pool is located along Philadelphia Street between West 5th and West 9th Streets in the Mainstrasse neighborhood. 

Both pools are available to Covington residents in possession in of a pool pass.

Water Park/Splash Pad

The Water Park/Splash Pad is great for young children. Part of the Bill Cappel Youth Sports Complex, this facility is located at 43rd Street and Decoursey Avenue. The Water Park is subject to a seasonal schedule and is available to all Covington residents in possession of a pool pass.

Pool Passes

Pool and water park access is available to Covington residents in possession of a pool pass. Pool passes are available through the Parks & Recreation Department each year from May through August. 

Pool passes can be acquired at City Hall, Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until Friday, August 4. Residents can also submit completed paperwork to the Parks & Recreation Department at Once the paperwork has been received, you will be contacted when your passes are available. New this year, residents have the option of picking up the completed pool passes at the pool site of their choosing, between noon and 6:00 p.m., seven days a week through Friday, August 4. 

To obtain a pool pass, Covington residents will need to provide proof of residency, (a valid driver's license or State ID). If a resident has recently relocated to Covington and is not yet in possession of an ID with proof of address, a lease or utility bill showing a Covington address along with a photo ID is acceptable.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and will be required to complete and sign their own form. Parents and grandparents may get a pool pass for any children or grandchildren under the age of 18. Each pool pass comes with three guest passes.

Download the Pool Pass Application