15 of our Favorite Water Parks & Pools in the Twin Cities
Minnesota may be the land of 10,000 lakes, but that doesn’t mean we are stuck with only swimming with the fish. Our metro area is FILLED with just as many options for water parks and pools from big to little.
Test your bravery on high diving boards, feel the rush of a downward spiral slide, or practice your swimming in the big lap pools. Every corner of the Cities has a waterpark or pool to delight and these are our favorites. What’s yours?
Don’t forget to check out our Twin Cities’ Guide to Water Fun for even more options to splash around!
Jim Lupient Water Park | 1520 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Giant pool with three different slides, a splash pad, lap swimming, water sports, and an adjacent 18-hole mini-golf course.
Open: Mon-Fri, 1–7 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am–7 pm
Cost: $5/Day Or Less
Como Regional Park Pool | 1151 Wynne Ave, St Paul, MN 55108
The lazy river and zipline are the highlights of this pool, along with a splash pad for little ones, and slides of different sizes.
Open: Mon, Weds, 12 – 6 pm / Tues, Thurs, Fri, 12 – 8 pm / Sat, 11 am – 7 pm / Sun, 11 am – 6 pm Tot Time Hours: Sundays, 9:30 – 11 am
Cost: $4-$8/pp. Twilight discount. Save with group tickets of 5+
Bunker Beach Water Park | 701 County Rd A, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Everything you love about a water park–wave pools, splash pad, water playground, lazy river, sand areas, water sports, and concessions.
Open: daily 11 am –7 pm
Cost: $19/pp, Under 18 months, Free
Cascade Bay Waterpark | 1360 Civic Center Dr, Eagan, MN 55122
This giant water park features a lazy river, zero-entry pool & slides, splash zones, plus mini-golf.
Open: daily at 11 am
Cost: Swimmers purchase either a half-day session ticket (10:45 am – 2:45 pm or 3:15 – 7:15 pm) or an all-day access ticket. 2023 fees: $10-$19/pp.
Highland Park Aquatic Center | 1840 Edgcumbe Rd, St Paul, MN 55116
The diving boards, climbing walls into the pool, drop slides for the big kids, a fun giant whale bone splash zone for the little ones, and a lap pool for practicing swimming for all.
Open: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 12 – 6 pm / Weds, 12-8 pm, Sat, 11 am – 7 pm, Sun, 11 am – 6 pm Tot times on Sunday mornings from 9:30 am-11 am when only the splash zone is open.
Cost: $4-$7/pp. Twilight discount
Battle Creek Waterworks | 2401 Upper Afton Rd E, Maplewood, MN 55119
The three-story twisting slide is the highlight here in addition to a sandy beach and zero-entry pool.
Open: daily 11 – 8 pm
Cost: $5-$7/pp, discount after 6 pm.
Hastings Family Aquatic Center | 901 Maple St, Hastings, MN 55033
Public pool featuring Zero-depth entry, 201-foot water slide & drop slide, Log crossing & rock wall, play structure and more.
Open: Mon, Weds, Fri, and Sat, 12–7 pm / Tues, Thurs and Sun, 12 – 5 pm
Richfield Outdoor Pool | 630 E 66th St, Richfield, MN 55423
This large pool facility features Splash Pad/Water Playground, Water Slides, Lap Swimming, Swimming Lessons, Diving Boards/Platforms, Water Sports, and Concessions.
Open: Daily, 12:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $9-$11/pp, discount after 4 pm
Edina Aquatic Center | 4300 W 66th St, Edina, MN 55435
Pirate kiddie pool, wave simulator, cable zipline ride oh my! There is something fun for everyone here!
Open: Mon-Fri, 11:30 am – 8 pm, Sat-Sun, 10 – 8 pm
Cost: $10-$13/pp, discount after 5 pm.
St. Louis Park Aquatic Center | 3700 Monterey Dr, St Louis Park, MN 55416
One of the only pools around to offer a water obstacle course, plus other fun features like water slides, sand areas, diving boards, and more.
Open: Mon-Fri, 11 am – 8 pm, Sat-Sun, 11 am – 7 pm
Cost: $6-$15/pp, discounts after 4:30 pm
Bloomington Family Aquatic Center | 201 E 90th St, Bloomington, MN 55420
Enjoy the twisty water slide, the aquatic climbing wall, lap pools, diving boards, and more.
Open: Mon-Sat, 12 – 7 pm, Sun, 12 – 6 pm / Tot Time, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $7-$10/pp, discount after 4 pm
North Commons Water Park | 1701 Golden Valley Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55411
The three-story speed and loop slides are the winners here.
Open: Mon–Fri, 1–7 pm, Sat-Sun, 11 am–7 pm
Cost: $5 or less.
Webber Park Swimming Pool | 4300 Webber Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55412
This zero-depth entry and naturally treated pool is perfect for the little swimmers plus admission is FREE!
Open: Weekdays 4 pm-7 pm, Weekends, 1 pm-7 pm
Crystal Cove Aquatic Center | 4848 Douglas Dr. N, Crystal, MN 55429
Enjoy the splash pad for little ones, water slides and diving boards for big ones, and an oversized pool for all.
Open: Mon–Fri, 1:15–8:30 pm, Sat–Sun, 1-7 pm
Cost: $7-$9/pp, discount after 5 pm
Grove Cove Aquatic Center Outdoor Pool | 12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369
In addition to two indoor pools, this aquatic center features an outdoor water park with a lazy river, tumble buckets, a log walk, a tot slide, and water sprays for the smaller kids.
Open: 10 am-6 pm.