Grand Forks ND Swimming Pool

Find Grand Forks, North Dakota swimming pools and public aquatic parks. Swimming pools provide information on the municipal, free, local, and public indoor and outdoor community pool facilities.


Riverside Park Swimming Pool 1002 13th Avenue South Grand Forks ND 58201 701-746-2783


About Grand Forks Swimming Pools

Grand Forks Public Swimming Pools are typically owned by Grand Forks County or local government and they are managed by the Parks Department in Grand Forks, ND. Grand Forks Swimming Pools may be owned and operated by a public or private athletic organization.

Swimming Pools can include the complex where a pool is located and additional facilities like changing rooms.

You may contact Swimming Pools for questions about:
  • Grand Forks public pool and recreation centers
  • Swimming classes and lessons in Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Aquatics programs
  • Lap swimming and free swim
  • Grand Forks swim teams
Grand Forks Public Pools

Counties and local governments run Public Pools in Grand Forks. Most communities own and maintain at least one Public Swimming Pool that offers a combination of open swim time, swimming lessons, fitness programs, competitive swimming events, and swim-related programming. Special programming may include lifeguard instructional courses, activities for individuals with disabilities or special needs, and aquatic therapy programs. Access to Grand Forks Public Pools is often restricted to residents of the community, though many make provision for residents to bring guests from outside the community or allow access to non-residents who pay a fee.

Public Swimming Facilities in Grand Forks

Most Public Swimming Pools are in-ground, outdoor structures, often located adjacent to Grand Forks public parks, schools, or other public facilities. Restrooms and changing rooms are usually available on site. In addition to a large pool with a standard depth of 3 feet to 5 feet or more, a Grand Forks pool facility may also offer a shallow wading pool suitable for toddlers and non-swimmers. Splash Pads, which are play areas featuring sprinklers, fountains, and similar devices, are also common amenities at Public Swimming Pools.

Aquatic Centers

Grand Forks Public Swimming Pools can also be indoors, as part of a community center, athletic complex, school, or as a stand-alone aquatic center. Many Indoor Public Swimming Pools are designed and constructed to dimensions that allow for competitive swim events. Audience seating, scoreboards, and audio systems are incorporated into the design to facilitate competitive events. Some aquatic centers also include Therapy Pools, although this is less common. Therapy Pools are heated pools, usually indoors, that are designed for medical, rehabilitative, and other therapy uses.