Great River Water Park

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Great River Water Park, located inside Oxford Community Center, is Saint Paul's premier indoor aquatics facility, offering swimming lessons, water aerobics, lap swim, party packages and more.

2018 Summer Aquatics Brochure

Summer 2018 Closure Notice

Great River Water Park will be closed for maintenance July 4 - September 3 and will reopen September 4.


Highland Park Aquatic Center and Como Regional Park Pool will be open during this time. Additionally, Central High School (275 N. Lexington) will hold open swim from 12:30-2:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays from July 9 - August 1. Swimmers should enter the school at door #13. The fees will be $4 for children 15 and under and $5 for anyone 16 and older. Any child 12 and younger must be accompanied by a responsible person at least 16 years of age. There is a lap pool with a diving board at this facility. Additional information can be obtained from Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education


Swimming Lessons

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Amenities and Features

  • 25-yard, eight-lane lap pool
  • Equipment for lap swim
  • Water aerobics (No registration needed)
  • Life jackets available to rent for free
  • Children's activity pool
  • One-meter diving board
  • Large water slides
  • Large floats (Snappy the Turtle and his log)
  • Men's, women's, and family locker rooms
  • Sauna
  • Concessions
  • Designated eating areas
  • Party room
  • Swimming lessons
  • Water Aerobics

Admission Fees

Daily Fees
Under 48" $6
Over 48" $7
Family (up to 5 members) $24
*Each Additional Member $4
Deck Fee (non-swimming) $4
Infant (Under 1 year old) Free
Daily Group Rates (10+ people)*
Under 48" $5
Over 48" $6
*Groups of 25+ can get an additional $.50 off per ticket if they call ahead. 


Family Fun & Fitness Fridays: $2/person on April 20, May 18 & June 15.


Notice: Great River Water Park will be closed for maintenance July 4 - September 3 and will reopen September 4. 

Activity Lap Swim Water Aerobics Swim Lessons Open Swim Adaptive Rec
Sunday 11am-12:30pm1 9:30-10:30am   11am-4:30pm1  
Monday 6:30-9am  5-6:30pm2 9-10am 9am-12pm 12-8pm2  
Tuesday 6:30-9am 9-10am   5-6pm 9am-12pm   5-8pm 12-5pm  
Wednesday 6:30-9am  5-6:30pm2 9-10am 9am-12pm 12-8pm2  
Thursday 6:30-9am 9-10am   5-6pm 9am-12pm    5-7pm 12-5pm 7-8pm
Friday 6:30-9am  5-6:30pm2 9-10am   12-8pm2  
Saturday 11am-12:30pm 10-11am 9am-12pm 12:30-6:30pm  
  1. On Sundays Lap Swim uses the lap pool from 11am-12:30pm, while the Children’s Activity Pool, and Large Slides are used for Open Swim. Open Swim in the Lap Pool begins at 12:30pm.
  2. M/W/F from 5:30-6:30pm Lap Swim uses the Lap Pool and only the Children’s Activity Pool and Large Slides are available for Open Swim. Open Swim will resume in the Lap Pool at 6:30pm.

Memberships & Punch Cards

Do you love Como Regional Park Pool, Great River Water Park, and Highland Park Aquatic Center? Consider purchasing a membership or punch card for discounted admission rates!

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Rentals & Parties

Interested in birthday party packages, party room rentals, private parties, or other special reservations? Visit our Rentals & Parties page.