Indoor Pools

Matt Ross Community Center has three different indoor pools that provide opportunities for lap swimming, group exercise, swim lessons, leisure swimming, or relaxing in the spa.


The pools are located on the lower level of the community center and accessible via the front desk.


8101 Marty
Overland Park, KS 66204


7 a.m.-5 p.m., hours vary by pool
Pools close from 2-4 p.m. Monday-Friday

See Pool Schedule

Pool Rules

A complete list of rules is available at the facility for review. This list is not all-inclusive.

All Pools
  • No Running.
  • No Diving. Feet first entry only.
  • No climbing on rocks, play features, or walls of the current.
  • No food or glass containers.
  • No alcoholic beverages.
  • Proper swim attire is required. String or thong swimming suits are prohibited.
  • No riding on the shoulders of others.
  • No throwing others.
  • No mermaid tails or fins.
  • Children under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • All life jackets and floatation devices must be Coast Guard approved. An adult must stay within arms reach of someone in a lifejacket at all times.
  • Swim diapers are required under swim suits for children who are still in diapers.
  • No slapping the noodles or the kickboards on patrons or the water.
  • No playing or hanging on the railings.
  • No climbing, sitting, or standing on the water table.
  • Shower prior to swimming.
Water Slide
  • Riders must be 48 inches tall or taller.
  • Riders must lay on their back, feet-first, and cross their arms across their chests and legs at their ankles while riding the slide.
  • Riders must leave the landing pool as soon as possible, using the stairs.
  • Riders cannot wear sunglasses, goggles, shoes, or life jackets on the water slides.
  • No kickboards, noodles, or other toys are allowed on the water slide.
  • No stopping or spinning on the slide.
  • No swinging on the bars.
  • Riders must wait for the lifeguard signal to go.
  • Only one rider is allowed on the slide at a time.
  • No one under the age of five, or wearing diapers, is allowed in the spa.
  • Children 5-14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult either in or next to the spa.
  • If others are waiting, limit your soak to 30 minutes.
  • No jumping off of or into the spa.
  • No lifejackets are allowed in the spa.
  • No toys, noodles, or kickboards allowed in the spa.
Lap Pool
  • Patrons must be swimming laps, doing water exercises, or water walking to be in the lap pool during lap swim.
  • No diving.
  • No hanging on the lap lanes.
  • There is no maximum to the number of people allowed in a lane.
  • Circle swimming is recommended for lanes with more than two people.
  • No dunking, hanging on the rim or net of the basketball goal.
  • No jumping in to shoot the basketball or shooting from outside the pool.
  • No shooting from inside the lap lanes.
  • No excessive roughness.
  • No one under the age of 16 may use the sauna.
  • Appropriate swimwear or shorts must be worn at all times. No excessive clothing may be worn in saunas.
  • No shoes, other than flip flops are to be worn in the sauna.
  • Use of body lotions, oils or suntan lotions is not permitted.
  • Pool water is not to be dumped on the heaters in either sauna.
  • Filtered water is provided and will be added every 30 minutes to maintain approximately 80% humidity.
  • Be courteous and respectful to other users. Any inappropriate, lewd, or suggestive behavior may result in immediate or permanent loss of privileges.
  • Food is not permitted in the saunas.
  • No newspapers, magazines, or paper products are permitted.
  • Do not exceed 20 minutes in the sauna.
  • Do not wear metal into the sauna as it can become very hot.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to replace those lost due to perspiration.
  • Do not wear contact lenses as they can become dry and uncomfortable in the sauna.
  • You should not use the sauna if you
    • Are pregnant.
    • Are suffering from heart disease, circulatory problems, high/low blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease or an illness causing an inability to perspire.
    • Have an infectious skin disease/sores/wounds.
    • Have consumed a meal or alcohol within one and a half hours.
    • Have recently exercised. Time should be allowed to enable the body temperature to return to normal.