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Fischers Lilly Park
Fischers Lilly Park hosts 12 RV pads with electrical outlets, available on a first-come, first-serve basis with no stay limit.  There is also a dump station. The fee is currently $10/night.  Water and electric is available at each pad.  The park also has playground equipment and a picnic shelter with electrical outlets and bathrooms. A boat ramp can also be found on the park side of the Bad River and the boat ramp off Deadwood St. is accessible to the park by a newly built walking bridge over the Bad River.
Picnic Shelter Reservation Permit Form
Swimming Pool

2014 Schedule -  Pool opening: May 23rd.

 (605)223-7696

Pool hours:

 

Sunday thru Friday: 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Swimming Lessons:

$20.00/session



 

FIRST SESSION: June 16th thru June 27th  
  All levels: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
OPEN SWIM 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SECOND SESSION: July 7th thru July 18th  
Sign up starts 6/23 All levels: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Levels 1-3 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
OPEN SWIM 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THIRD SESSION: July 28th thru August 8th
Sign up starts 7/14 All levels: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Levels 1-3 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
OPEN SWIM 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Daily Fees:

Daily Fee Rates: $.75 per youth or $1.00 per adult per session
Season Passes. $30.00 per Individual or $50.00 per Family.

For more information contact the City Office at 223-7690 or the Swimming Pool at 223-7696.
  • There is no smoking or pets allowed in the pool area or building. There is NO candy or drink allowed in the pool area. This applies to all ages.

  • At break times, all swimmers must get out of the pool. No one will be allowed to swim except guards and manager (unless the manager gives approval for adults to swim during the break). Those that have paid for daily pass will be let back in at no charge after break time is over. Pool house worker has record of all swimmers during the day. Any kid enters the pool during the break will be kicked out for a week, if it happens a second time they are out for a month, the third time it happens they are out for the rest of the summer. Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • No diapers allowed in the pool- kids must wear "Little Swimmers" disposable swim pants. These can be purchased in the concession stand.

  • No kids allowed in the baby pool without supervision by someone at least age 14 or turning 14 during the calendar year. If child is left without adult supervision the parent will be called and the child must leave. The adult must be in the baby pool area and truly be watching the child.

  • If a lifeguard is pushed into the pool the kid will be expelled for a month, if it happens a second time they are out for the rest of the summer. Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • If a kid is caught stealing, the parent will be called and the child will be out for a month. Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • If a kid makes a mess in the bathrooms i.e. unrolled toilet paper, flooded showers, emptied soap containers, etc. The kid must clean up mess, parent will be called, and the kid will be kicked out for a week. And then, DOCUMENT IT! Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • If kids fight (pool, pool house, parking lot, bathrooms) all that are involved will be kicked out for a week. Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • If kids enter or exit the pool area through either outer gate they will be kicked out for a week. Fill out an incident report with all the necessary information.

  • Nobody allowed on or in guard chair except lifeguards.

  • There is no running, dunking, or horseplay allowed in the big pool. When this occurs consequences usually include sitting out for a period of time, kicked out for the day or longer, etc.

  • There is no hanging on the diving board or the slide period! Consequences as above.

  • No running on the diving board or deck.

  • No food or drink allowed in pool area.

  • No diving in marked areas.

  • Unauthorized use of the pool is prohibited.

  • Baby pool is for the use of children 6 and under. Children 6 and over will not be allowed in this area.

  • There is no lifeguard on duty in the baby pool.

  • Pool will not be open if - The air temperature is not at least 70 degrees - There is lightening or thunder or if a severe weather warning is issued over the weather radio - Quality of water of facility presents a health or safety hazard. The manager will make the determination for pool closings and hours to resume operation.

Library
Fort Pierre provides an annual subsidy which allows residents of Fort Pierre to enjoy the Rawlins Library for free.  Fort Pierre residents must go to the Rawlins library and register for your FREE library card for you or your family.

Rawlins Library
1000 East Church Street map
Pierre, South Dakota
Phone:  605-773-7421
Expo Building
Dennis Booth (605) 222-7123
Recreational Trail Maps
Pierre/Fort Pierre Trails Oahe Downstream
LaFramboise Pierre Loop
Farm Island
Additional Information
YMCA Discovery Center
Oahe Hockey Association Boys & Girls Club
Community Youth Involved Center
Golf Courses
Dunes Golf Course
Oahe Trails
 
4th of July Activities
     
Fireworks

Frequently Asked Questions

What is required prior to the sale of Fireworks?

A person, firm, partnership, or corporation is required to obtain a fireworks permit, issued by the City Finance Officer or his designee, prior to the sale of any fireworks. The fee is a $1000 and is non-refundable. Additionally, both a sales and use tax and fireworks licenses from the State of South Dakota are required.

When can I SELL fireworks?

No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall offer fireworks for retail sale to individuals before June 29 or after July 5. Sales are not permitted before 9:00 o'clock a.m., Central Time, or after 10:30 o'clock p.m., Central Time, from June 29 through July 2 and on July 5. Sales are not permitted before 9:00 o'clock a.m., Central Time, or after 12:00 o'clock midnight, Central Time on July 3 and July 4.

What types of fireworks cannot be sold?

No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall offer for retail sale fireworks commonly known as bottle rockets.

When can I DISCHARGE fireworks?

Fireworks, as described in SDCL 34-37-5 may be discharged within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 o'clock a.m., Central Time, and 10:30 o'clock p.m., Central Time, from June 29 through July 2 and on July 5. Fireworks, as described in SDCL 34-37-5, except fireworks commonly known as bottle rockets, may be discharged within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 o'clock a.m., Central Time, and 12:00 o'clock midnight, Central Time on July 3 and July 4.

Where can I sell or discharge fireworks?

Anywhere within the city limits of Fort Pierre.

The city of Fort Pierre kindly asks that all residents and visitors to Fort Pierre respect the property rights of others, by cleaning up your debris, and wishes all a safe and happy 4th of July!

 

Phone (605) 223-7690  Fax (605) 223-7693   Shop (605) 223-7694   Pool (605) 223-7696  

City Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the basement of the Court House

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