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Escape winter at the pool

Updated: 03/06/2019

With Minnesota’s record-breaking snowfall and school being canceled due to cold temperatures, families have been left wondering what to do with their energy-filled children. Fortunately, many have found a warm escape that is always 87 degrees and just a short drive from home.

Kids sliding down play feature in poolThis winter, we've seen more families checking out the indoor aquatic center at the Shakopee Community Center. We offer open swim hours starting at 1 p.m. on weekdays and noon on the weekends. Enjoy our zero-depth entry leisure pool with attractions for any age; a climbable water feature with spray, water features geared toward younger children, three slides and water basketball.

If you are looking for a time to bring your younger kids to the pool, we offer a tot time four mornings a week for kids 6 and under (with their parents, of course). During tot time, the features are turned off, and we bring out our bucket of water toys for the children to enjoy while hanging out in the water.

Being cooped up in the cold weather is something with which we are all getting too familiar. So beat the winter and come down to the Shakopee Community Center's indoor aquatic center! Enjoy the warmth and don’t be afraid to imagine those summer days that can’t come soon enough.