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POSTED: Friday, August 22, 2014
 
CORRECTION: Some Minneapolis Wading Pools to Close Sunday, Aug. 24
Water parks, lifeguard service at beaches also close for season
 

With Minneapolis Public Schools beginning classes, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will close a number of wading pools located on or adjacent to MPS property at the end of the day Sunday, August 24. Various wading pools will stay open to the public through Labor Day (Monday, September 1).

Seven wading pools will remain open through September, or until the weather cools.

Still looking for water recreation opportunities? Our lifeguard services at beaches will be ending for the season on Sunday, August 24, as the majority of lifeguards will returning to college and high school classes. However, beaches remain open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and swim docks and buoys outlining swim areas will be in place through Labor Day.

There will be an extended lifeguard schedule at Lake Nokomis Main Beach and Wirth Lake Beach through Labor Day.

Wading Pools open through the end-of-the-day Sunday, August 24:

Armatage - 2500 57th St. W

Kenny - 1328 58th St. W

Bethune - 1301 10th Ave. N

Lyndale School Wading Pool - West 34th St. and Pillsbury Ave. So.

Bohanon - 4917 Bryant Ave. N

Lynnhurst - 1345 Minnehaha Pkwy. W

Cleveland - 3232 Queen Ave. N

Peavey - 730 22nd St. E

Green Central Gym - 3416 4th Ave. S

Stewart - 2700 12th Ave. S

Hall - 1524 Aldrich Ave. N

Victory - 4414 Upton Ave. N

Hiawatha School - 4305 42nd St. E

Whittier - 425 26th St. W

Holmes - 301 4th St. SE

Willard - 17th Ave. N and Queen Ave. N

Jackson Square - 2212 Jackson St. NE

Windom Northeast - 2251 Hayes St. NE

Jordan - 2927 Irving Ave. N

MPRB wading pools remaining open through the end-of-the-day Monday, September 1:

Audubon - 1320 29th Ave. NE

Linden Hills - 3100 43rd St.

Beltrami - 1111 Summer St. NE

Logan - 690 13th Ave. NE

Bottineau - 2000 2nd St. NE

Longfellow - 3435 36th Ave. S

Brackett - 2728 39th Ave. S

Loring - 1382 Willow St.

Bryant Square - 3101 Bryant Ave. S

Luxton - 112 Williams Ave. SE

Bryn Mawr - 601 Morgan Ave. S

Marshall Terrace - 2740 Marshall St. NE

Corcoran - 3334 20th Ave. S

McRae - 906 47th St. E

Currie - 500 15th Ave. S

Morris - 5531 39th Ave. S

Dickman - 636 2nd St. NE

Pearl - 414 Diamond Lake Rd. E

East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center - 2307 17th Ave. S

Pershing - 3523 48th St. W

Elliot - N 1000 14th St. E

Phelps - 701 39th St. E

Farview - 621 29th Ave. N

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr - 4055 Nicollet Ave. S

Folwell - 1615 Dowling Ave.

Riverside - 2700 8th St. S

Franklin Steele Square - 1600 Portland Ave. S

Sibley - 1900 40th St. E

Fuller - 4800 Grand Ave. S

Single Creek - 2010 50th Ave. N

Lake Hiawatha - 2701 E. 44th St.

MPRB wading pools remaining open through the end of September, or until the weather cools:

Bossen Field - 5601 28th Ave. S

Mueller - 2509 Colfax Ave. S

North Commons - 1801 James Ave. N

North Mississippi - 5114 North Mississippi Dr.

Powderhorn - 3400 15th Ave. S

Van Cleve - 901 15th Ave. SE

Wabun - Minnehaha 4655 46th Avenue S

MPRB wading pools closed for the season:

Harrison - 503 Irving Ave. N

Hi-View - 3474 2nd St. NE

Keewaydin - 3030 53rd St. E

Matthews - 2318 29th Ave. S

Waite - 1810 34th Ave. NE

Extended Beach Lifeguard Hours:

Lake Nokomis Main and Wirth Lake Beaches

Monday, August 25 Friday, August 29
4 p.m. 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 30 Monday, September 1
Noon 7 p.m.

 
CONTACT: Robin Smothers
Communications and Marketing
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
612-230-6410
rsmothers@minneapolisparks.org
 

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