1520 Johnson St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413


Phone: 612-370-4937

Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, Sunday, Monday May 26, 27, 28 from 1 to 7 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday June 2 - 3: 1 to 7 p.m.

Starting Saturday, June 9: Monday through Friday from 1 to 7 p.m; Saturday - Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Park Hours

6 am-midnight

Jim Lupient Water Park

Part of: Northeast Athletic Field Park

Daily Pool and Water Park Status

Check pool and water park closures

Features & Amenities

Water Park Features

  • Drinking Fountain
  • Restroom Facility
  • 3 large water slides, including a tube slide
  • Log water walk
  • Interactive spray features and spray pool for younger kids
  • Water volleyball
  • Lap swimming lanes
  • Zero depth entry for accessibility
  • Shade structures
  • Outside shower towers
  • Grassy sun-bathing area
  • Outside lockers

Good to Know

Eatery/Concession: Lola's Cafe at King's Landing

Grand Rounds Miniature Golf
18-hole course perfect for all ages and skill levels. Located next to Lupient Water Park and open during water park hours. $6 per player.

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.

Major investments at Central Gym Park in 2018 were made possible with funding from the 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan. This historic agreement between MPRB and the City of Minneapolis helps address racial and economic equity across 160 neighborhood parks and provides $11 million annually to maintain, repair and replace facilities.

20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan
Major Investments at Central Gym Park in 2018

Park Rules & Tips

Water Park Rules

  1. Everyone, including spectators, must pay an admission fee.
  2. No outside food allowed in the park. You may picnic outside of the water park and reenter. All guests need a hand stamp to reenter.
  3. You must wear appropriate swim attire in the water; see dress code information below.
  4. United States Coast Guard approved life jackets are the only flotation devices allowed in the water park. The water park does provide life jackets.
  5. No life jackets allowed on any water slide. 
  6. No water toys, sand toys, noodles, water wings or balls allowed in the water park.
  7. Only guests 42 inches and taller may ride the water slides.
  8. Only one rider may go down the slide at a time. Adults may not ride with children.
  9. Guests who are not toilet trained must wear an appropriate swim diaper or plastic pants (with no disposable/cloth diapers underneath).
  10. Youth ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older in the facility.
  11. Children younger than 8 years old must be supervised by an adult age 18 or older in the water.
  12. We recommend a 1 adult to 4 children ratio for groups with children ages 12 and younger.
  13. Water park staff will not hold personal belongings for guests. You may rent lockers to secure valuables.
  14. No tobacco allowed in Jim Lupient Water Park.

Dress Code

Appropriate swimwear helps keep the water clean and is important to the health and water safety of all users.

Fabrics Allowed:

  • Nylon
  • Lycra
  • Polyester
  • Silicone
  • Latex
  • Swim Diapers
  • White Cotton

Fabrics NOT Allowed:

  • Colored Cotton
  • Denim (Jeans
  • Leather
  • Wool
  • Corduroy
  • Undergarments
  • Disposable or Cloth Diapers

Examples of What to Wear in the Water

Examples of appropriate swimwear for Jim Lupient Water Park

Admission Rates

Daily Admissions

Guests 42 inches and taller: $5
Guests shorter than 42 inches: $3

After 5 pm Monday-Friday 

Guests 42 inches and taller: $3
Guests shorter than 42 inches: $3

Group Rates With Reservation

Guests 42 inches and taller$5
Guests shorter than 42 inches: $3


Guests 2 and Younger: Free
Chaperone Non-Swimmers: $3

Season Pass Rates

1 Member (Single) - $50
2 Family Members - $80
3 Family Members - $105
4 Family Members - $125
5 Family Members - $140
6 Family Members - $150

Rentals & Permits

Group Use Permit: Apply for a permit to make a group reservation and an option to reserve a covered shelter for $25, seating up to 15 people. Application [PDF]

Group Swim SponsorshipApplication [PDF]