Mel Brownell Aquatic Center

Construction on the Aquatic Center was completed in June of 1999 at a total cost of 1.5 million dollars. The Aquatic Center features a 181 foot water slide, six lap swim lanes, one diving board, a drop slide, zero-depth entry with three water features, large sun deck, a concessions area & much more fun & excitement for everyone.

Opening/Closing Dates

The Aquatic Center will open for the 2019 season on June 1st and close August 18th.

Hours:

The Aquatic Center will be open to the public from 1:00PM to 5:00PM & 7:00PM to 9:00PM, seven days a week. Phone number: 507-932-5386.

Daily Rates

Youth (18 & under): $3.50 per/day

Adults: $4.50 per/day

Electronic Punch Cards

Aquatic Center Punch Cards.  Each “punch” is good for one admission (Youth or Adult) per /day.  Punch Cards will be printed at City Hall and available for pickup at the pool within 72 hours.  Punch Cards purchased may be used same day at the pool.

Punch Card = 20 Admissions – $40.00 ($2.00 per / “punch”)

Memberships

Family Membership: $160.00

Single Membership: $70.00

Aquatic Center Tickets/ Memberships are only good for the 2019 season.  Membership cards may be picked up at the pool within 72 hours of purchase.  If a membership was purchased in 2018, you may use the same membership cards in 2019.

Swim Lessons

Mass Registration:

Program Schedule:

Lap Swim 
7:00AM – 8:00AM (Monday – Friday)
5:00PM – 6:00PM (Monday – Friday)

Swim Lessons 
8:00AM – Noon (Monday – Thursday)

Swim Team 
Noon – 1:00PM (Monday – Thursday)

Open Swim 
1:00PM – 5:00PM (Monday – Sunday)
7:00PM – 9:00PM (Monday – Sunday)

Adult Lessons 
8:30AM – 9:30AM (Saturdays)

Parent/Child Lessons 
9:30AM – 10:30AM (Saturdays)

Aquatic Center Rental 
9:00PM – 11:00PM (Monday – Sunday)
10:30AM – 12:30PM (Saturday or Sunday)

Water Aerobics: 
2019 Aqua Zumba Class

Swim Lesson Structure:

**Please review the Learn to Swim Course Comparison to determine which level the participant should be in.**

Level 1 (Tots) – $50.00 – Must be 4 years old by 6/1/18 & capable of following instructions

Level 2 (Beginners I) – $50.00 – Must be at least 48″ tall.

Level 3 (Beginners II) – $50.00 – Second phase of beginners class.

Level 4 (Advanced Begin) – $50.00 – Must have passed level 3 or be able to pass skills test

Level 5 (Intermediate) – $50.00 – Must have passed level 4 or be able to pass skills test

Level 6 (Swimmers) – $50.00 – Must have passed level 5 or be able to pass skills test

Level 7 (Guard Start) – $50.00 – Must have passed level 6 or be able to pass skills test

Special Classes & Opportunities:

Swim Team

$50.00 – Monday – Thursday. Ages 8-18 only.
The team will participate in area swim meets, host a swim meet, fundraisers & learn to swim competitively.

June 3rd – July 25th

Adult Lessons

$40.00 Saturday (8:30AM – 9:30AM) Lessons will be self-paced. Whether your goal is to become a stronger swimmer or to overcome a fear of the water these lessons will help you meet those goals.

#1 – June 8th – June 29th

#2 – July 13th – August 3rd

Parent/Child

$40.00 Saturday (9:30AM – 10:30AM)
Infants to 4 years old. At least one parent per/child must be with them in the water. This is a great introduction for kids to the water.

#1 – June 8th – June 29th

#2 – July 13th – August 3rd

** All instructors are trained in the Red Cross Program & are qualified to teach all classes. If you are doubtful of your own or of your child’s physical condition, consult your physician.

Guard Start Program/Level 7:

The American Red Cross has officially adopted the Guard Start Program! We will offer four sessions of Guard Start this summer. The Guard Start program is a junior lifeguard program for children between the ages of 13-15 who want to enhance their aquatic skills & build a foundation for future courses in lifeguarding. This two week course will focus on Prevention, Fitness, Response, Leadership & Professionalism. Students will also be instructed in basic CPR/First Aid. Participants will be paired with a certified lifeguard to observe & practice the skills they have learned.

Special Events:

Kids Triathlon: 1st Saturday in July.  Check the events board at the Aquatic Center for more info.

Water Aerobics: Check the events board at the Aquatic Center for more info.

Swim Meet: The Aquatic Center will be closed to public for this event. Check the events board at the Aquatic Center for more info.

Swim Lessons Dates & Session Schedule

Session 1: June 3rd – June 13th (Monday – Thursday)
Session 2: June 17th – June 27th (Monday – Thursday)
Session 3: July 8th – July 18th (Monday – Thursday)
Session 4: July 22nd – August 1st (Monday – Thursday)

Session 1: June 3rd – June 13th
8:00AM – 9:00AM Level 7
9:00AM – 9:30AM Levels 3, 4 & 6
9:30AM – 10:00AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
10:00AM – 10:30AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
10:30AM – 11:00AM Levels 1, 2, 4 & 6
11:00AM – 11:30AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 5
11:30AM – 12:00PM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 5

Session 2: June 17th – June 27th
8:00AM – 9:00AM Level 7
9:00AM – 9:30AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
9:30AM – 10:00AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
10:00AM – 10:30AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
10:30AM – 11:00AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 6
11:00AM – 11:30AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4
11:30AM – 12:00PM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 5

Session 3: July 8th – July 18th
8:00AM – 9:00AM Level 7
9:00AM – 9:30AM Levels 4, 5 & 6
9:30AM – 10:00AM Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5
10:00AM – 10:30AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4
10:30AM – 11:00AM Levels 1, 2, 4 & 5
11:00AM – 11:30AM Levels 1, 3, 4 & 6
11:30AM – 12:00PM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 5

Session 4: July 22nd – August 1st
8:00AM – 9:00AM Level 7
9:00AM – 9:30AM Levels 2, 3 & 4
9:30AM – 10:00AM Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6
10:00AM – 10:30AM Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6
10:30AM – 11:00AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 6
11:00AM – 11:30AM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4
11:30AM – 12:00PM Levels 1, 2, 3 & 5