In addition to 62 neighborhood wading pools located throughout the Minneapolis park system, MPRB offers water recreation at two water parks, a natural swimming pool and an indoor aquatics center. Note: Wading pools have no lifeguards on duty.
10 am – 9 pm*
*If the high temperature is forecast for 65 degrees or lower, pools are closed that day.
*If the temperature at 6 pm is 85 degrees or warmer, pools remain open until 10 pm.
Daily Pool and Water Park Status
Know before you go: Check pool and water park closures Pool closure times range from a few days to several weeks, depending on the types of repairs needed.
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2019 Season Dates
Holiday season: Saturday, May 25 to Monday, September 2 (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day)
*School-site season: Saturday, June 8 to Monday, September 2, 2019. These dates apply to wading-pool locations on or adjacent to a Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) site. Dates are based on the MPS calendar, which changes yearly. These pool locations are marked below with an asterisk (*).
Post-holiday season: Depending on weather, several pools locations may remain open after Labor Day, with dates and locations to be announced.
Good to Know
Youth Swimming Lessons offered at Lake Nokomis Main Beach, Wirth Beach, Jim Lupient Water Park, North Commons Water Park, and Webber Natural Swimming Pool.
Parents/guardians will be notified of swim lesson cancellations through email.
Call 612-230-6400 for more wading and swimming pool information.
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