Outdoor Pools

The City of St. Peters boasts two outdoor pools - The Cove at St. Peters and Laurel Park Outdoor Pool. Visitors can pay Daily Admission or purchase an Outdoor Pool Pass that grants you free entry all summer long!

2024 Summer Outdoor Pool Passes

  • Pool passes go on sale April 8, 2024. You may purchase your pass in-person at the St. Peters Rec-Plex, 5200 Mexico Road (map) during regular registration hours (Monday through Friday from 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm, except on City holidays). 
  • Pool passes are valid at both The Cove and Laurel Park Pool.
  • Pool pass sales are non-refundable. 
  • Rec-Plex Members get a 50% discount on a St. Peters Outdoor Pool Pass! Learn more about becoming a Rec-Plex member on the Become a Rec-Plex member web page.

Rates

  • Resident* Family: $250
  • Resident* Adult (ages 18-54): $150
  • Resident* Senior (ages 55+): $120
  • Non-Resident Family: $350
  • Non-Resident Adult (ages 18-54): $210
  • Non-Resident Senior (ages 55+): $210

*Resident rates for daily admission and season passes are available to City of St. Peters and City of St. Charles Residents. A current Resident Privilege Card or Parks Passport is required.


The Cove

Outdoor Pool Information

Click the tabs below to view amenity, calendar and fee information for The Cove at St. Peters and Laurel Park Outdoor Pools! 

The CoveThe Cove at St. Peters

Located at 5270 Mexico Road in St. Peters (map)
Call 636-477-6600, ext. 1701

Leisure Pool

  • 8,000-square feet with one of the widest zero-entry beaches in the county - more than 100 linear feet - with shade structures on each corner. 
  • Elevated play structure with steps, seven different water features including a dumping bucket, and a slide from the elevated platform.
  • Underwater benches and peninsula barriers that separate activities from more relaxing areas for parents and families.

Splash Pad

Families can also enjoy a shaded splash pad area with 19 various water features! 

Waterslides

Patrons of all ages who are at least 48 inches tall will enjoy our two intertwining waterslides that start from a 21-foot high platform. One is a 175-foot long open flume run-out body slide, and the other is a faster 120-foot closed tube run-out body slide.

Activity and Sports Pool

Another unique feature at The Cove at St. Peters is a 3,200-square-foot Activity and Sports Pool that is  versatile enough to offer something for both kids and adults. This pool is set up with basketball hoops and is great for games like water volleyball and basketball. But it also can be used for aqua aerobics, water walking, lap swimming, and rentals.

Party Pavilion

Throw a party at the Cove! Parties at the Outdoor Pools or rent the Cove after-hours.

2024 Outdoor Pool Daily Admission Fees at The Cove at St. Peters

  • Resident* Toddler (age 2 & under): $3
  • Resident* Adult (ages 18-54): $9
  • Resident* Youth (ages 3-17), Senior (age 55+), or Military: $8
  • Non-Resident Toddler (age 2 & under): $4
  • Non-Resident Adult (ages 18-54): $13
  • Non-Resident Youth (ages 3-17), Senior (age 55+), or Military: $11

*Resident rates for daily admission and season passes are available to City of St. Peters and City of St. Charles Residents. A current Resident Privilege Card or Parks Passport is required.


Tot Time at The Cove at St. Peters

Dates and times available April 2024

Water Walking at The Cove at St. Peters

Dates and times available April 2024

Please Note: Fees and options on this page are subject to change. Check with the St. Peters Rec-Plex to confirm details by calling 636-939-2386 ext. 1400 or email us.


St. Peters Outdoor Pool Rules

Rules are subject to change pending safety concerns.

  • If you leave your child at the pool, please make sure that your child has a phone number at which you can be reached at all times in case of an emergency or inclement weather. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian at least 13 years of age at St. Peters pools.
  • A current Resident Privilege Card or St. Charles Parks Passport is required upon every visit to receive resident rates. No exceptions.
  • Admission will be charged for any patron not presenting their individual Outdoor Pool Pass (this includes each family member). No exceptions.
  • Anyone entering the pool gates must pay admission or have a valid Outdoor Pool Pass, regardless if you are entering the water or not.
  • Currency larger than $20 will not be accepted.
  • Food, drink, glass containers, and coolers are not allowed past the admission gates. Staff reserves the right to check items if deemed appropriate.
  • Water may be brought in, as long as it is in a sealed plastic bottle.
  • Smoking/vaping is not permitted within 30 feet of the facility.
  • Any person suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to enter.
  • It is the responsibility of patrons when entering the facility to read and obey all the posted signs for their safety.
  • All children still in diapers must wear approved swim diapers due to health and safety issues. Diapers are for sale at the pool.
  • No rafts or inner tubes. Only baby / infant pool floats no greater than 36 inches in diameter will be allowed.
  • No squirt guns or torpedoes. Soft rubber or foam toys only. No hard plastic or rubber objects.
  • No refunds for inclement weather / fecal incidents.
  • Large groups must have at least one adult for every 10 children under 10 years of age.

Please call the Rec-Plex at 636-936-2386 ext. 1400 before arriving if you have any questions regarding the above rules / regulations.