The Grove Aquatic and Fitness Center

Location Information

Address: 8055 Barbara Avenue East, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Phone: 651-450-2480

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Veterans Memorial Community Center, home of The Grove Aquatic and Fitness Center, is the place for fun, fitness, and families!  Come enjoy swimming in the newly remodeled indoor water park, working out in the fitiness center, skating in the 2 ice arenas or participating in one of the many programs they offer.  

The Grove offers something for everyone, no matter the age or the fitness ability.  Memberships are available for individuals and families, discounts are available for seniors, active and veteran military, and many insurance providers.  Day passes and 10-vsiit passes are also available.  


Water Park Lifeguarded Pool Hours

Our indoor water park is the place to be for fun with family and friends! Fly down one of our two large waterslides, play in the variety of splash features or challenge yourself on the floating log crossing. There is something fun for everyone!

School Year (September-May):

  • Monday - Friday: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Summer (June-August):

  • Monday - Friday: 12 pm - 7:30 pm  
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Fees:

  • $8 / person
  • $25 / family (up to 4 people from the same household)
  • Twilight rate (Water Park Only): Only $5 per person (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Monday - Friday)
  • Babies under 12 months: free

Kids under 18 years of age are not allowed in the water park unless lifeguards are on duty. 

Morning Swim Time

Have a little one? Morning swim time is a great time to come for a quiet experience in the water park. The water features will be turned off and a lifeguard will be on duty.

  • School year (September - May): Thursdays & Saturdays; Summer (June-August): Mondays-Thursdays & Saturdays
  • 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Fee: $3 per person
  • Kids under 18 are not allowed in the Water Park unless lifeguards are on duty.   

Lap & Dive Pool

The lap pool is used for adult lap swim, family open swim and swimming lessons. There is a 25-yard lap pool and a separate diving pool with two regular diving boards and one high dive. 

School Year: 

Adult Lap Swim:
  • Monday - Friday 5 am - 3 pm & 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Saturday: 6 am - 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 8 am - 7:30pm
Family Open Swim:
  • Friday 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12 pm - 6:30pm

Summer:

Adult Lap Swim:
  • Monday - Friday 5 am - 9:30 pm
  • Saturday: 6 am - 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 8 am - 7:30pm
Family Open Swim:
  • Monday - Friday 12pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: 12 pm - 7:30pm
  • Sunday: 12 pm - 6:30pm
Fees:
  • $8 / person
  • $25 / family (up to 4 people from the same household)

Please click here to see a current pool schedule.  All pool hours are subject to change.  For more information please call 651-450-2480.