Summer is almost here! Some kids are already done with school, while others will be done soon! When the days get hot and sunny, send the kids to the pool! What better way to have the kids enjoy the outdoors, away from all those electronics? And they get some exercise, too! Rochester offers some great public outdoor swimming pools. And they'll be opening soon...

Soldiers Field Pool will be open daily, weather permitting, starting on
Saturday, June 6, 2015. Silver Lake Pool is scheduled to open on Monday, June 8, 2015.

Daily Fees for Pools:   Youth $3.00; Adult $4.00; 10 Tickets:   Adult or Youth - $25.00

Tickets will be on sale at the pools beginning June 6.

Soldiers Field Pool

Come and try out the awesome 112-foot water slide at Soldiers Field Pool. This impressive water slide joins the drop slide and the zero depth pool, making Soldiers Field Pool the place to be in 2015. (And one of my favorites!)

SOLDIERS FIELD POOL HOURS ARE:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

*Users of the zero depth (kiddie) pool at Soldiers Field will be charged the daily fee.

Silver Lake Pool

SILVER LAKE POOL HOURS ARE:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

*Users of the zero depth (kiddie) pool at Silver Lake will be charged a fee of $2.00 per family. This is for kiddie pool use only.

 For more information on these pools, you can visit www.rochestermn.gov

 And here's more info on several of the area's swimming pools.