The Beach Ottumwa will be closing its outdoor park soon, according to the city of Ottumwa.
The outdoor facility will be open on August 21, 22, 26, and 27. It will be closed on August 23-25.
Park admission is $6. On the final night of the season, the Beach holds the annual Dog Paddle, a fun event for dogs and their owners to swim together. The Dog Paddle is 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, August 28th. Dogs are only allowed in the wave pool. All four-legged guests must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older, be current on all vaccinations, and on a leash at all times in the water park. Admission to the Dog Paddle is one bag of pet food per dog. The pet food is donated to the Heartland Humane Society. Owners are reminded to please bring towels to dry your dog.