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Have fun in sun with Bloomington aquatics

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Bloomington Briefing Published August 1, 2023
Updated on August 1, 2023
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Bush Lake Beach 

Enjoy the summer in the sand at Bush Lake Beach, 9140 East Bush Lake Road, through Labor Day from sunrise to 10 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Restrooms and drinking fountains are available. The concessions stand is closed. There are no lifeguards on duty at Bush Lake Beach. Visitors swim at their own risk. 

Cedarcrest splash pad 

Weather permitting, Cedarcrest Park’s free splash pad, 8700 Bloomington Avenue South, is open through early fall, seven days a week, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. After Labor Day, the open hours change to Monday – Friday, 4 – 8 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Bloomington Family Aquatic Center 

Bloomington Family Aquatic Center, 201 East 90th Street, is open Mondays – Saturdays, 12 – 7 p.m., and Sundays, 12 – 6 p.m., through August 20. You’ll find a zero-depth entry, interactive play features, an aqua climbing wall, water slides, diving boards, a bathhouse with token lockers and a concession stand. 

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