Moorhead Pools



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

Moorhead 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 certified.

Season passes are available for purchase at the pool. Individual passes for $50, family passes for $120. Contact the Parks and Recreation office to apply for a scholarship. 

  • Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. 
  • A swim test is required to use the slide and diving board. No life jackets are allowed in the 12-foot area.
  • Swim diapers are required for children who aren't toilet trained. They are available for purchase on-site. 
  • Baskets for storage of personal items are available at no charge.

2024 Municipal Pool Hours:

 May 31-August 16  Monday-Sunday

General Swim


 12:30-4:30 pm & 6:30-8:30 pm 
July 4 open 12:30-4:30 pm


1-7 pm

 (children 12 months 
& under are free)

June 5-July 31

Lap Swim

5:30-6:15 pm

 August 1-15


Lap Swim + Water Walking

Noon-12:45 pm



SWIM LESSONS Group lesson 42
Learn to swim for fun and safety! Our swim program provides a comprehensive approach to swimming and water safety that teaches participants how to swim skillfully, while learning to think and act safely in, on, and around water. Levels are offered for preschool (ages 3-4) through level 6 in the fall, spring and summer.

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. Visit our Brochure and Programs section for more information and to register.



The Municipal Pool Rental includes the main pool area with waterslides, diving board, picnic tables, and lounge chairs. The wading pool area will not be open for use. Food is permitted on the pool deck (no glass containers please). Lifeguards are included in the fee.

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Neighborhood Wading Pools 

Riverview Wading Pool (6)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. Food is not allowed inside the pool gates. There is no lifeguard on duty at these wading pools. No admission fee.

Wading Pool Hours: May 31-August 11, 2024

Daily, 1-7 pm

July 4 open 12:30-4:30 pm

May 31-August 11, 2024

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

5/31/2024 Update: The South Park neighborhood wading pool will not be opening on May 31 as initially scheduled. Due to necessary repairs, Park Maintenance is seeking repair options, though unfortunately, the closure may extend throughout the summer season. Follow us on Facebook for updates. 


Reservations for the Municipal Pool or for a Wading Pool must be made through the Parks and Recreation office at least seven business days in advance. 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. Food is not allowed inside the pool gates. Lifeguards are not present during reservation time. Call 218.299.5340 to ask about rentals.

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Weather Guidelines

Temperature: Must be 60°F and sunny or 65°F 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. Check the website or our Facebook page for more weather-related announcements.