Moorhead Pools

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Swim Lessons GroupBeat the heat and stay cool at the pool! The City of Moorhead offers 6 neighborhood wading pools, as well as the Moorhead Municipal Pool. A variety of programs are available including swim lessons, water exercise, lap swim, and adaptive swim lessons. We also celebrate summer with two annual events at the Municipal Pool: Dive into Summer and Summer Splash.

 

Municipal PoolMoorhead Municipal Swimming Pool

800 19th St S  •  218.299.5364

This facility has three separate pools to provide a fun experience for all ages. There are two wading pools with depths ranging from 1' to 2.5'. The large pool ranges in depth from 3'9" to 12'. This heated, 6-lane pool has water slides, a diving area, and is handicap accessible. All lifeguards are Red Cross certified.

 

2019 GENERAL SWIM
Pool 60 Years LogoJune 7-August 16 - Monday-Sunday
June-July: 12:30-4:30 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm
August: 12:30-4:30 pm and 6-8 pm

$2.50 (children 12 months and under are free)
Cash or check only. No ATM available.

2019 LAP SWIM

Enjoy an opportunity for lap swimming and water walking.
This special time is designated for fitness purposes only.
You must be 15 years of age or older. Wading pools will be closed during lap swim.
June 10-July 31 - Monday-Thursday
5:30-6:30 pm
$2.00

SEASON PASSES
Individual: $40
Family: $90
Season Passes can be purchased at the Municipal Pool during general swim hours.
Cash or check only. No ATM available.

 
Lifejacket Pool BoyNEW POLICY: Life jackets are mandatory for non-swimmers in the large pool. Swim tests are provided to determine swimming levels. Life jackets are supplied by the facility on a first come, first served basis. Please see a pool manager for further details.

MUNICIPAL POOL RULES/SWIM TEST GUIDELINES
AQUATICS DRESS CODE

Minimum adult/child supervision ratio for groups at the Municipal Pool:
Infant under 2 years: 1 to 1
2 years old: 1 to 2
3-4 years old: 1 to 5
5 and older: 1 to 10
Note: The ratio for ages 5 and older should be met without including the adults who are required for supervision of infants–4 year olds.

SEVERE WEATHER GUIDELINES

The temperature must be 60° and sunny or 65° and cloudy for pools to open.
Lightning and Thunder: If severe weather is detected, everyone must clear the area immediately and take shelter. Pool will reopen 30 minutes after the last observed incident of lightning or thunder.


SUMMER SWIM LESSONS
Adaptive SwimLearn to swim for fun and safety at the Moorhead Municipal Pool! All classes are taught in accordance with the Red Cross standard. Levels are offered for preschool (ages 3-4) through level 6. Three two-week sessions are available from June through July.

Private adaptive swim lessons use an individualized approach to help those with special needs develop skills and safely enjoy the water. Lessons are taught one-on-one with an instructor who makes water safety skills developmentally appropriate for each individual. Three one-week sessions are available in June.

Parent/Child swim lessons (for children ages 6 months-2 years and a parent) helps to enhance the child's comfort in the water and introduces basic skills that will help prepare for the preschool level without parents. Tips will be provided to encourage their child's skill development. One-week session available in June.

View more information under our Brochure and Programs section, or register online.

 
Water ExerciseWATER EXERCISE

June 10-July 31 - Monday-Thursday

5:30-6:30 pm

Moorhead Municipal Pool

Join our instructor-led exercise class designed to help increase cardiovascular strength and muscle tone. Water Exercise provides safe and effective muscle resistance for all fitness levels, without the impact on your joints. Punch cards must be purchased at the Moorhead Parks and Recreation office prior to class. For more information, view our Brochure and Programs section.


Riverview Estates Wading PoolNeighborhood Wading Pools

These six neighborhood wading pools are offered for youth ages 10 years and under. All children must be accompanied and closely supervised by an adult. Small flotation devices and toys are allowed. There is no lifeguard on duty at these wading pools.

 

2019 GENERAL SWIM
Wading Pool KidJune 5-August 11 - Monday-Sunday
1-7 pm

Wading Pool Locations: Hansmann Park, Northeast Park, Ridgewood Park,
Riverview Estates Park, South Park, Village Green Park


SEVERE WEATHER GUIDELINES

The temperature must be 60° and sunny or 65° and cloudy for pools to open.
Lightning and Thunder: If severe weather is detected, everyone must clear the area immediately and take shelter. Pool will reopen 30 minutes after the last observed incident of lightning or thunder.

  


Pool Float GirlsPool Rentals

Have your party or special event at the pool! Reservations must be made through the Moorhead Parks and Recreation office at least three business days in advance of your event.

Rentals will receive exclusive use of the pool. Flotation devices and water toys are allowed during rental time. Availability may vary depending on scheduled pool activities.

 

 

2019 MUNICIPAL POOL RENTALS
June 15-July 19 - Monday-Sunday
8:45-9:30 am
June 15-July 28 - Saturday and Sunday
11:15 am-Noon
$65.00 - max 150 attendees
Food is permitted on the pool deck (no glass containers) and lifeguards are included in the fee.


2019 WADING POOL RENTALS
June 5-August 11 - Monday-Sunday
10 am-1 pm and 7-8 pm
Hansmann Park, Northeast Park, Ridgewood Park, South Park, Riverview Estates Park, Village Green Park
$35.00/hour
Food is not allowed inside the pool gates. Lifeguards are not present during the reservation time.