Under construction for the past year, the Phillips Aquatics Center welcomes the public with a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
The aquatics center offers year-round indoor swimming, a first for the Minneapolis park system. Located inside the Phillips Community Center, it has its own welcome desk where visitors check in to access locker rooms and the facility’s two pools:
Offering a wide range of programs, the Phillips Aquatics Center serves everyone from seasoned swimmers to people of all ages who are brand-new to pools. Highlights include water aerobics, open swim for families, water fitness for seniors, dedicated swim times for a range of groups and more. Programs and lessons begin Monday, April 23: Go online to browse the full schedule and register.
Leading up to the grand opening, MPRB hosts a week of open-house activities and tours to introduce its one-of-a-kind facility to the community. Come by to learn about all it offers:
Wednesday April 11, 4:30–7:30 pm
Thursday April 12, 4:30–7:30 pm
Friday April 13, 4:30–7:30 pm
Saturday April 14, 1–4 pm
Monday April 16, 4:30–7:30 pm
Tuesday April 17, 4:30–7:30 pm
Join us for a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 21 at 11:30 am, with remarks from officials and light refreshments. A ceremonial community splash opens the pool at 1 pm! Stay tuned for an official invitation with details.