Pool Hours and Rates

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8055 Barbara Ave.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077


Updated June 15

We look forward to welcoming you back in July!

VMCC reopens 6 a.m. Mon, July 6 to ONLY Members, 10X pass/punch card holders and registered program participants

Our staff is looking forward to putting some FUN back into our community’s daily routine. Although some things have changed due to Minnesota’s safety guidelines around COVID-19, we think you will find programs and activities to be excited about!

Beginning July 6, 2020, we will reopen the VMCC and its facilities in careful phases. ONLY Members, 10X pass/punch card holders and registered program participants will be allowed into the building. 

Important Safety Guidelines during reopening Phase 1 (Begins July 6, 2020)

Based on current capacity and social distancing guidelines:

  • Lap Swim: Lap swimmers will be one swimmer to a lane
  • Water Park will remain CLOSED
  • The hot tub and sauna will remain CLOSED
  • Childcare Center will remain CLOSED

We reserve the right to change this policy based on customer response and new guidelines.

Locker rooms and showers will be available with limited locker use to promote social distancing; however, air dryers, swimsuit spin dryers and water fountains will be turned off.

Lap Pool Hours - Begins July 6, 2020

When the VMCC Reopens, the Lap Pool will reopen with special hours (separate from the VMCC’s Building Hours) designated for Lap Swim* ONLY and swimming lessons. The hot tub and sauna will be CLOSED until further notice.

Lap Swim Phase 1 (Begins July 6, 2020) Hours:

  • Mondays: 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 6-8 a.m. and 1- 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 6-8 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 6-8 a.m. and 1-7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 6 a.m.-Noon
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 7 a.m.-Noon

**Lap swim is continuous swimming for fitness. Lap swimmers will be one swimmer to a lane.

Water Park Hours 

When the VMCC reopens, the Water park will remain CLOSED.

Daily Admission for guests (non-members)

Guests to The Grove Aquatic & Fitness Center (whom are not members) must pay a daily admission fee. This daily fee includes access to all the amenities in the fitness center and aquatics center, as well as childcare services, locker rooms, sauna, whirlpool, open skating, and open gym (during designated open hours). 

When purchasing a daily admission will need to show a form of identification and sign a waiver in order to enter the facility.

Note: Some fitness services and specialty classes, as well as programs provided in The Grove Aquatic & Fitness Center may have an additional fee to participate in.

Daily Admission Rates

Single (ages 10 and older)$9/person
Youth (ages 9 and younger)$6/person
Veteran - Active or Retired (proof required)$6
Infant (under 12 months)FREE
Water Park Morning Open Swim (Water features are off;
ages 5 & younger accompanied by an adult)
Specific days of the week only from 9-11 a.m. For current schedule, see Water Park schedule above.
Water Twilight Swim
Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Observer (not swimming)Beginning Jan. 1, 2020: $7/person


Members receive free access to all of our amenities in the Aquatic and Fitness Center during designated open times and discounts on several programs and activities we offer. Other benefits include daily locker use (bring your own lock), childcare services, guest passes, fitness center orientation and referral bonuses. Learn more about membership benefits, rates and how to sign-up!