Parks, Recreation & Fireworks

Fischers Lilly Park

Fischers Lilly Park hosts 12 RV pads with electrical outlets, available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  There is also a dump station. The fee is currently $15/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 fishing pier 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.

CAMPGROUND RULES

Fischers Lilly Picnic Shelter

Fischers Lilly Picnic Shelter has covered picnic tables with electrical outlets, bathrooms and access to a gas grill.  The park with playground equipment is available along with a fishing pier into the Bad River and the boat ramp off Deadwood St. is accessible by the walking bridge over the Bad River.  The Picnic Shelter can be rented along with the grill by calling the City Office at 605-223-7690.

Half day:  $10:

Full day:  $15;

Add the Grill: $10

Copy of Shelter Permits 7-21-16

Swimming Pool

(605)223-7696

  • The City Pool is OPEN 7 days a week. Including the 4th of July (1pm to 5pm)
  • Open swim from 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm every day and 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, except as noted.
  • Swimming pool closes at 5:00 pm on Saturdays. No open swim Saturday evenings.
  • 75¢ per child/session, $1.00 per adult/session
  • Individual pass: $30.00
  • Family pass: $50.00
  • Swimming Lessons: $20.00/session

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

2017 Schedule – Pool opening:  Thursday June 1, 2017.

Sign up for Swimming Lessons by calling 223-7696.

FIRST SESSION:

June 12th thru June 23th

All levels:

  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am
  • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

OPEN SWIM 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

SECOND SESSION:

Sign up starts 6/19

July 10th thru July 21st

All levels:

  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am
  • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Levels 1-3 (If other classes are full)

  • 6:15 pm -7:00 pm

OPEN SWIM 7:00 pm-9:00 pm (6:30 if 3rd class of lessons is not needed)

THIRD SESSION:

Sign up starts 7/3

July 24th thru August 4th

All levels:

  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am
  • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Levels 1-3 (If other classes are full)

  • 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

OPEN SWIM 7:00 pm-9:00 pm (6:30 if 3rd class of lessons is not needed)

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.

Expo Building

For information contact Dennis Booth (605) 222-7123

 Stanley Post 20 Baseball

10 and under contact:  Jerry Kleinsasser (605) 222-1166

11 and 12 contact:  Troy Titze (605) 222-3741

13, 14, 15 contact:  Randy Slama (605) 280-8795

or talk to any Stanley Post 20 member.

Facebook:  Stanley Post 20 Baseball

Schedule for Post 20 Baseball 10 & Under:

post 20 sched

 

 

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Fort Pierre Fireworks

Fort Pierre 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!