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“Definately big but also very crowded”

The Big Pool: World's Largest Hand Dug Swimming Pool
Muncie, Indiana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Definately big but also very crowded”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

It was pretty neat for a public pool. Had huge curly water slides (yes plural) and all but it was SUPER busy and crowded all week.

Visited June 2013
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Garden City Kansas, USA
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What else would you do on a hot summers day?”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is a fun place for children to run wild and parents to enjoy the quirky things Garden City has to offer. It's right by the zoo and museum so before swimming you can venture to see some animals and learn more about the history of this city. It's a big pool so the water doesn't warm up very fast, if at all, during the summer. There is a concession stand for snacks and a bathroom with changing rooms inside. The price is cheap, you can get a summer pass, and you do have to pay extra for the water slides.

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Garden City, Kansas, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Oasis”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

This pool is what makes the extreme temperatures of summer bearable! This is the best summer entertainment for $1.00 for MILES AROUND! The unruly kids are part of the fun. The lifeguards are more vigilant than it appears. They wear t-shirts that say, "Sitting on ours to save yours". I wouldn't want their job. I truly love the BIG POOL!

Visited August 2012
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Garden City, KS
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Not a family environment”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Too many unruly kids. Lifeguards seem not to pay attention to kids in the pool. They are too interested in visiting. Showers and restrooms are outdated and not very clean.

Visited July 2012
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Hugoton, Kansas
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very large Swimming pool”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Its is or at one time was the largest free concrete swimming pool in the United states. It is big, but well staffed with life guards and staff. The changing rooms are a little dated, but the pool has a variety of depths and several different diving boards. Located in a beautiful city park and right next to a very nice zoo. The Zoo is the best one in Western KANSAS AND THERE ARE SOME LOVELY FLOWER GARDENS AND PICNIC AREAS in the city park adjacent to the swimming pool.

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