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Coonskin Pool

Kanawha County Parks maintains swimming pools at three parks which are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting.

Coonskin Park
To learn more about Coonskin Park

Coonskin Park is located 10 minutes from downtown Charleston, WV. Exit 99 off I-64, Route 114 North (Greenbrier Street) 2.5 miles, turn left on Coonskin Drive, Park entrance 1 mile. It features over a thousand acres of woodland, hiking and biking trails, a handicapped accessible 18 hole par three golf course, an Olympic size pool, picnic shelters of all sizes, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, bike rentals, pedal boat rentals and a modern playground area. Meeting and reception room rentals are also available. Coonskin also has a modern amphitheater, 2000 seat soccer stadium and a Wedding Garden.

Programs throughout the year include numerous golf events, athletic events, children's events, nature activities, birding, concerts and a winter light display.

Hours: Dawn to dusk every day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Coonskin Olympic 50 meter Pool hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday through Friday and 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday.

Pool Rates

$ 3.00
Children 12 and Under
$ 2.00
$ 2.00
Weekdays after 5 p.m.
$ 2.00 Adults
$ 1.00 Children

Pioneer Park
To learn more about Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park is located in the eastern portion of Kanawha County, WV off Route 61, adjacent to East Bank Middle School. Pioneer Park features a swimming pool, snack bar, miniature golf, and a picnic shelter area.

Pioneer Park Pool hours are Noon to 5:00 PM. on weekdays and Noon to 6:00 PM on weekends.

Snack Bar:  The pool house snack bar is open on the same days and same hours as the pool.  There are locker rooms and the snack bar serves hot dogs and soft drinks.

Arm Bands:  Available to anyone using Pioneer Park facilities.  There must be a minimum of 25 purchased.  Make arrangements at the administrative office at least two days prior to your event.  The arm bands are ONLY to be used on the day of your event.  The price is $3.00 for unlimited use of miniature golf and swimming pool.

Shawnee Park
To learn more about Shawnee Park

Located on Route 25 west of Dunbar, WV, Shawnee Park features a golf course, soccer fields, swimming pool, tennis courts, athletic field, basketball courts, a large playground, picnic shelters, and a boat ramp accessing the Kanawha River.

Shawnee Pool hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM on weekends and 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays. 

Pool Rates

$ 2.50
Children 12 & Under
$ 1.50
Seniors (weekdays only, no holidays)
$ 2.25


Kanawha County Parks & Recreation
2000 Coonskin Drive
Charleston, WV 25311

Phone (304) 341-8000








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