Aquatics

South St. Paul operates three pools: A year-round indoor pool located at Central Square Community Center and two outdoor pools.  The Splash Pool at Lorraine Park and Northview Pool are open June through August. Life jackets must be Coast Guard approved for use at all three pools.

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are offered at Central Square Community Center Indoor Pool year-round and limited lessons are available during summer season.
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Indoor Pool

Central Square Community Center Indoor Pool is located at 100 7th Avenue North. The pool begins at a depth of 4 feet and has a maximum depth of 12 feet. The pool features a diving board and a large open swim area. A portable tot dock is located in the shallow end so younger children can touch bottom while enjoying the pool. Central Square Community Center offers daily lap swim sessions, weekly open swim, family swim times and swim lessons. Members are able to take advantage of open swim times free of charge.
Central Square Pool Schedule

Outdoor Pools

Splash Pool

The Splash Pool is located in Lorraine Park at 756 3rd Avenue South and has a water feature perfect for kids. The pool consists of a large interactive water play feature with zero depth entry on two sides and ample deck space for sun bathing. It's a perfect destination for families with young children to enjoy a day of water play together. Concessions are available for purchase.

Outdoor Splash Pool

Toddler Time

The Splash Pool offers a designated Toddler Time session Monday - Friday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM for a discounted price of $2 per person. Toddler Time is for children ages 4 and younger, their parents, grandparents and guardians. Family members over the age of 4 are not allowed. All Toddler Time participants must exit the pool at 12:30 PM. Regular pool admission or passes is required after the Toddler Time session and will be pro-rated. Example: If daily Toddler Time admission is paid at $2, another $2 will be charged to join the regular pool hours on the same day, equaling the $4 daily admission rate. 

Northview Pool

This outdoor pool is located in Northview Park at 635 18th Avenue North. Northview Pool is a standard outdoor pool with a shallow area of 3 feet that graduates to a depth of 12 feet. The deep area of the pool features a diving board and a climbing wall. In the shallow end, you can have fun with the available basketball hoops. Concessions are available for purchase.
Northview Pool image

Summer Pool Hours


Splash Pool
at Lorraine Park
Northview PoolCentral Square
Indoor Pool
Pool Location4th Ave. & 7th St. S.
Phone: 651-554-3343
1800 Thompson Ave.
Phone: 651-554-3344
100 7th Ave. N.
Phone: 651-366-6200
HoursSunday - Saturday
12:30-7:00 p.m.
Sunday - Tuesday
Thursday - Saturday
1:00 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 - 5:45 pm
Open Swim
Sunday - Saturday
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Toddler Time
Monday - Friday
11:00 am -12:30 pm
Separate Admission Required

Summer SeasonJune 8th - August 18th, 2019
Daily Admission Fees$4 per day standard admission, $2 (age 55+), infants under 12 months free.
Daily admission fees are cash only.

Summer Pool Pass and Daily Admission

The Parks & Recreation Department has summer season pool passes and coupon books available for purchase. Passes are good for the outdoor pools, Splash and Northview Pool, and the indoor pool at Central Square during all open swimming hours.

Pool passes and coupons must be purchased in person at Central Square Community Center, 100 7th Avenue North. Seasonal Pool Pass and Coupon prices are listed on the Summer Pool Pass & Punch Card Application. Daily admission is $4 per person, per day, for anyone entering the pool area, $2 for age 55+, free for infants under 12 months.