The end of the school year is right around the corner which means it won't be long before the kids are begging to go to the pool. So when does our Bismarck-Mandan pools open this summer?

An outdoor pool is the perfect way to cool off during the summer months. Luckily, the Parks and Recreation of both Bismarck and Mandan provide our area with some of the best pools in the state.

Here is a list of the local swimming pools including their open date and prices:

  • 1

    Elks Aquatic Center

    321 W. Broadway Ave, Bismarck

    Open: June 8th - August

    Cost: $3.50/session, 11 months and younger are free

    Season Patch: $75 or $100 with Hillside Waterslide

    Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12 - 4pm; 4:30 - 8pm

    Friday - Sunday: 12 - 7pm

  • 2

    Hillside Aquatic Complex

    Lions Park, 1719 E. Boulevard Ave, Bismarck

    Open: June 8th - August

    Cost: $3.50/session, 11 months and younger are free

    $5/session with Hillside Waterslide

    Season Patch: $75 or $100 with Hillside Waterslide

    Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12 - 4pm; 4:30 - 8pm

    Friday - Sunday: 12 - 7pm

  • 3

    Wachter Aquatic Center

    205 Reno Avenue, Bismarck

    Open: June 8th - August

    Cost: $3.50/session, 11 months and younger are free

    Season Patch: $75 or $100 with Hillside Waterslide

    Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12 - 4pm; 4:30 - 8pm

    Friday - Sunday: 12 - 7pm

  • 4

    Raging Rivers Waterpark

    2600 46th Ave SE, Mandan

    Open: May 31st - August

    Cost: Captain Day Pass (48" or taller): $15

    Mate Day Pass (Less than 48"): $12

    Senior Day Pass (62+): $12

    Spectator Non-Swimmer Day Pass: $8

    Age 3 and Under: Free

    Twilite Rate (4-8pm): $10

    Hours: 11am - 8pm Daily