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Posted on: June 29, 2023

It’s a Firecracker of a July for Parks & Recreation

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From Sensory Swim Days to Night Swim, It’s Summertime!   

(BRANSON, Mo, 6/28/23) – It’s summertime in the City with Branson’s Parks & Recreation offering a long list of outdoor activities or indoor sporting fun throughout the month of July.  Programs are designed for youth, families and individuals. Headquartered in the Branson RecPlex at 1501 Branson Hills Parkway, activities stretch across 16 City parks, wilderness areas and hiking trails totaling more than 460 acres with nearly 20 miles of trails. For more information, go to

“We know getting out enjoying exercise is important to our overall wellbeing and to that of our communities,” said Parks & Rec Director, Cindy Shook. “Whether you choose indoor pickleball or outdoor hiking, swimming or ballplaying, you can find it within our park system – even peaceful, quiet, greenspace picnic areas. We believe that by encouraging our residents to utilize the facilities and spaces, we are promoting good community health,” said Shook.

Sensory Swim, July 10 and 24, 12-2pm

Sensory Swim is a free and quiet time at the Branson AquaPlex designed for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders and differing abilities to enjoy the AquaPlex. The music and fountain features will be off and water slides will be offered only during the last hour of the event. Lap lanes will be closed to create a calming environment for participants. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. A parent or guardian must be present with each participant. Our partners are Shay & Pals and KultureCity.   Please register at by clicking on the AquaPlex tab under Facilities and clicking on Programs & Special Events.

SPECTRAPOP Night Swim with PRINCE IVAN! Friday, July 21, 7:30-10:30pm

Groove along after sunset at this rock-n-rolling night swim at the Branson AquaPlex. Join in games and live music with the super-popular DJ duo Prince Ivan! Event hours follow dayside pool closing/clearing, reopening from 7:30-10:30pm at a discounted price of $5.00 per person. Season passes and coupons are not eligible.

Branson AquaPlex FREE SWIM DAY! Wednesday, July 26, 12-6pm

Come splash & swim free at this first come/first serve event, compliments of State Park Marina. In lieu of admission, please bring one non-perishable food item per person as a donation.

Branson Parks & Recreation is committed to maintaining quality parks and facilities that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Branson. AquaPlex season passes are available at or call 417.335.2368.  You may also send an email to


Night swim with DJ Prince Ivan

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