Pool Hours and Rates



8055 Barbara Ave. East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077


The Aquatic Center has special hours for the Water Park and the Lap Pool, which differ from each other and the Community Center's building hours. View special pool events and dates on the Pool Specials and Classes page.

Water Parkthe schedule view is specific to only the water park (it does NOT include the lap pool)

  • Morning Open Swim indicates the Water Features are turned OFF and lifeguard is on duty (meant for ages 5 and younger)
  • Open Swim indicates the Water Park is open to ALL with the Water Features turned ON and a lifeguard on duty
  • Title of class indicates a specific class is scheduled during the time frame
  • Non-scheduled time indicates the water park is not available for any swim

Lap Pool - the schedule view displays each lane

**The Lap Pool and Dive are reopened as of April 6**

  • Lap Swim indicates that lane is available for those ages 16 and older whom can consistently swimming laps. If there is no lifeguard on duty, 16 & 17 year old must be supervised by someone 18 and older. 
  • Open Swim indicates the lane(s) are available to ALL for free swim with a lifeguard on duty for the lane(s) specified
  • Title of class/program/team indicates the lane(s) is booked during the time frame
  • Non-scheduled time indicates the lanes are available for water walking and families, NO lifeguard on duty and an adult must be present for anyone 17 years of age or younger.

Non-School Days: 

No school? Head to the Pool! 

On designated non-school days for ISD 199, the Water Park will be open from Noon-7:30 p.m. and the lap & dive pools from
Noon-3 p.m. & 6:15-7:30 p.m.

2018/2019 School Year dates

  • Friday, April 19
  • Friday, May 24: Memorial Day Weekend

Daily Admission for guests (non-members)

Guests to The Grove Aquatic & Fitness Center (whom are not members) must pay a daily admission fee. This daily fee includes access to all the amenities in the fitness center and aquatics center, as well as childcare services, locker rooms, sauna, whirlpool, open skating, and open gym (during designated open hours). 

When purchasing a daily admission will need to show a form of identification and sign a waiver in order to enter the facility.

Note: Some fitness services and specialty classes, as well as programs provided in The Grove Aquatic & Fitness Center may have an additional fee to participate in.

2019 Daily Admission Rates

Single (ages 10 and older)$9/person
Youth (ages 9 and younger)$6/person
Veteran - Active or Retired (proof required)$6
Infant (under 12 months)FREE
Water Park Morning Swim (Water features are off)
Mondays & Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.
Water Twilight Swim
Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Observer (not swimming)$6/person


Members receive free access to all of our amenities in the Aquatic and Fitness Center during designated open times and discounts on several programs and activities we offer. Other benefits include daily locker use (bring your own lock), childcare services, guest passes, fitness center orientation and referral bonuses. Learn more about membership benefits, rates and how to sign-up!