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Bloomington Family Aquatic Center

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NEW - open TOT-SWIM at the Bloomington Family Aquatic Center! We have a new tot spray table in the zero depth pool area. Children ages infant to 6 years of age can enjoy their own swim time in a space that is perfect for them! Monday - Friday, June 8 - August 21, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Daily pass or season pass required for entrance. 1:1 parent to child ratio required.

The Bloomington Family Aquatic Center is open daily from early June through late August. Amenities include a zero-depth entry pool, interactive play features, water slides, diving boards, newly renovated bathhouse and concession stand. The bath house features family changing rooms and new locker room facilities.

PDF icon 2016 Aquatics Informational Brochure


Daily passes
All day
After 4 p.m.
Ages 6 - 54
Lap Swim
$6.50 (see times below)
Pass of 5 daily visits
Ages 2 - 5 and over 55
Ages 1 and under
Group rates
(see below)
Seasonal passes
Adult (ages 16 - 54)
Young adult (ages 11 - 15)
Senior/Child (ages 2 - 10 and over 55)
If purchased prior to April 15
$2 off
If purchased prior to June 7
$1 off

When purchasing a seasonal pass, a driver's license or state ID is required to verify residency. Passes for children (under 18 years old) must be purchased by a legal parent or guardian. To purchase:

  • Prior to the start of swimming season, purchase seasonal passes at:
    • Parks and Recreation office: starting March 15 until June 8
  • During the season, purchase seasonal passes in person during normal business hours at the pool.
  • NEW in 2016! - Halfway half pay: on July 17 ONLY, halfway through the season, residents and non-residents will pay only half price for season passes at the aquatic center.

Season Pass holders must show their card/pass upon entering the facility. If you have lost your pass we issue a replacement for $10.

Group rates, birthdays and private pool rentals

Groups of 20 and more:

  • $9 per person from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • $7 per person from 4 - 8 p.m.

Birthday party packages and private pool rentals are also available. Pool rentals available from approximately 7 - 9 p.m. daily. The cost is $325 per hour.

Lap Swim

  • Monday through Friday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 - 7:45 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Aquatic programming

Healthy swimming guidelines

Swimmers' health and safety are the number one priority at the Bloomington Family Aquatic Center. Please take a moment to read the following fact sheets to ensure a safe and healthy visit at the Bloomington Family Aquatic Center!

Aquatic Center rules

All swimmers must have a swimsuit to swim in the pool. This includes an appropriate top and bottom for females and appropriate swim trunks for males. No underwear or boxers may be worn in the water.

Food and beverage rules

The Bloomington Family Aquatic Center does not allow outside food and beverages into the facility. Coolers, glass containers, alcohol, and tobacco are also not allowed. Picnic space is available outside of the facility and patrons may get their hand stamped to leave and return to the pool. On-site concessions are available, but food and beverages may only be consumed in the designated picnic areas within the facility.

Children under 11

Children under 11 years of age will be allowed into the Bloomington Family Aquatic Center ONLY IF:

  • The child is accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older, or
  • The child is accompanied by a responsible party (sibling, babysitter, or nanny) who is at least 16 years of age and has a completed "Guardian Permission Form" signed by the child's guardian on file at the pool. The responsible party cannot be responsible for supervising more than four children between the ages 5-10 at one time or more than 1 child under 5 years of age.

If a child is under the age of 5, staff recommends that an adult or responsible party remain within reasonable reach of the child at all times while in or immediately adjacent to the water.

The following activities are not allowed

  • Swimming with diarrhea.
  • Tobacco and alcohol use.
  • Snorkels, fins and balls.
  • Inflated articles and floatation equipment, except for U.S. Coast Guard Type I - III approved flotation devices, where an adult, 18 years of age or older, is within arm's reach at all times.
  • Horseplay and running.
  • Diving off pool sides.
  • Open cuts or communicable diseases.
  • Glass containers.
  • Coolers.
  • Animals.

Diving well rules

  • Exit the diving well promptly - no recreational swimming.
  • One bounce on the board.
  • One person on the board or platform at a time.
  • One person on the ladder at a time.
  • Swim to the closest ladder after diving off the boards.
  • Walking down any ladder is prohibited.

Water slide rules

  • Walk up the stairs.
  • One person at a time in each flume.
  • Hands and feet must be kept inside the flume.
  • No diving at the end of the slide.
  • No standing, kneeling, rotating or stopping in the flume.
  • Use the ladder closest to the slide just completed.
  • Follow the instructions of the attendants.
  • Adults may catch their children in the water at the bottom of the slide.
  • Do not use the slide while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Height requirement for the green open slide: 42 inches tall
  • Height requirement for the blue enclosed slide: 48 inches tall

Show your seasonal pass for entry

Season pass holders must show their card/pass upon entering the facility. If you have lost your pass we can issue a replacement for $10.


Aquatic Center in pictures


Bloomington Family Aquatic Center
201 East 90th Street
Bloomington, MN 55420
Phone: 952-563-4634


June 8 - August 21, 2016
Monday - Friday: 12 - 8 p.m.
Saturdays and Holidays: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sundays: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

August 27 - September 5 
Weekends only
Saturdays and Holidays: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sundays: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.