2024 Summer Outdoor Pool and Splash Pad Schedule

The free splash pad at New Generations Park will open Saturday, May 25, for daily hours of 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD) three outdoor pools will open for the season on Monday, June 3, at noon.

Pool hours at Elks Aquatic Center, Hillside Aquatic Complex and Paul H. Wachter Aquatic Complex will be 12-4 p.m. and 4:30-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. From Friday through Sunday, the pools will be open from 12-7 p.m. Hillside will also offer a lap swim session Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The indoor pools at BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center will be open for regular summer hours.

Swim lessons will be offered both indoors and outdoors. Registration for indoor session 1 opens May 30 and session 2 opens July 2. Registration is available online or in person at the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center or BPRD administrative office.

Registration for the three outdoor swim lesson sessions opens June 10, June 27 and July 22. Registration is available in person at the pool where you wish to take lessons.

This year, outdoor pool season swim patches have been replaced with pass cards. Outdoor Pool Season Passes may be purchased online or in person at the BPRD administrative office, 400 E. Front Ave.

Application materials for lifeguard, swim instructor and other outdoor pool positions are available at bisparks.org/jobs. Anyone interested in training opportunities to become a lifeguard or water safety instructor is invited to call the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center at 751-4266 for more information.