Swimming in Springfield

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One hundred and fifty thousand gallons of water courses through the attractions at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark. This water powers two three-story waterslides, one of which hurtles riders from 30 feet high to the splash pool down below. On the calmer side, guests can kick back for a ride on the lazy river, while tots splash around in the kiddie pool, replete with themed kiddie slides, waterfalls, rain shower, and a 500-gallon tipping bucket. Although all of this is indoors, safe from inclement weather, when it's warm out, families can venture outdoors to another activity pool, kiddie pool with a 500 gallon tipping bucket and rain tree, as well as relax on a multi-level sun deck.

3001 Green Mountain Dr
Branson,
MO
US

The Swim School of Joplin provides certification-level scuba lessons, diving vacations, and rental gear to help students to gain their underwater legs. Originally founded in Memphis in 1961, The Swim School of Joplin has since expanded aquatic operations to four states in the South and Midwest and runs scuba programs at both the University of Mississippi and the University of Memphis. Instructional programs include everything from introductory swimming and snorkeling lessons to specialty courses in night diving, search-and-rescue diving, and diving while learning to play the guitar.

1840 N Range Line Rd
Joplin,
MO
US