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Bob Welch Aquatic Center

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  1. 208 Foot Water Slide
  2. Bocce Ball Court
  3. Concessions
  4. Lap Swimming
  5. Large Grassy Area/Deck
  6. Mushroom Waterfall
  7. Olympic Size Swimming Pool
  8. Restrooms
  9. Two Diving Boards
  10. Zero Depth


Memberships and punch cards may be purchased online


Individual - $50.00

Family (up to 6 people residing in the same household) - $155.00

Punch Cards (Digital) 

$37.00/10 punches  

Daily Fee


$4.00/youth *4 and under free

Financial Assistance is available for memberships.  If you think you may qualify for assistance, please submit a Parks and Recreation Scholarship Application online or complete it at the Parks and Recreation Office.

Please Note - Any child who is not fully potty-trained, or has been for less than 1 year, must wear plastic pants over a swim diaper. The Bob Welch Aquatic Center has plastic pants in various sizes available to purchase for $2. Customers may also bring their own plastic pants, but will be required to purchase if the child does not have proper plastic pants to go over the swim diaper.


All dates and hours of operation subject to change due to weather, attendance, or unforeseen circumstances. Please check the Parks and Recreation Facebook page or call the BWAC at 507-453-1646.

Bob Welch Aquatic Center Rental

The Bob Welch Aquatic Center is rentable to outside groups.  Rentable times are Monday - Friday from 8-10pm, Saturday and Sunday from 7-10pm, and Sunday 9-11am.  If you are interested in renting the BWAC, please complete the Facility Rental Form.  

Cabana Rentals

A covered shelter area with two picnic tables is available for rental.  The cost is $100 to secure and reserve the space for a 2-hour block, Monday thru Friday either 1-3pm or 4-6pm and Saturday or Sunday either 12-2pm or 3-5pm. Regular admission applies for each person in the group (daily rate, membership, or purchase a punch card).

You may bring in food, cake, and gifts. The cabana is located on the east side of the aquatic center near the diving board. Concessions are available and located on the west side of the aquatic center.
Reserve the cabana online.