Splash Pads & Pools in Fargo & Moorhead

Check out these awesome pools in Fargo and Moorhead!

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The old Island Park pool.

Ready to beat the heat this summer? We’ve compiled a list of outdoor splash pads and pools in Fargo. Keep this list handy for those hot days when you need a little pool time!

Please note all hours are weather permitting, and in the case if inclement weather pools in Fargo and Moorhead will be closed. Please contact each individual pool or splash pad operator for questions and more information. 

Splash Pads & Pools in Fargo

Davies Recreational Pool

OPEN JUNE 3 – AUGUST 18, 2024

  • Two large waterslides (one is Fargo’s first drop slide)
  • Zero-depth swim area
  • Large playground with several small slides
  • Climbing wall over a section of the pool
  • Large deck area for lounging
  • Concessions

Please note that there is a minimum height requirement of 48 inches for the large waterslides. This is a manufacturer’s requirement.

General Admission Hours

Weekdays from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.  |   6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. only

Photo Credit: Fargo Park District

Island Park Pool

CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION IN 2024

  • 3 pools, including an 8-lane pool and a large wading pool
  • Diving boards
  • Concessions

General Admission Hours

Closed for the 2024 season due to construction.

Madison Pool & Splash Pad

OPENS JUNE 3 – AUGUST 18, 2024

  • Zero-depth splash pad
  • Small wading pool
  • Small swimming pool (water depth between 2 1/2  – 4 1/2 feet)

General Admission Hours

Daily from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.

Photo Credit: Fargo Park District

Roger G. Gress Northside Pool

OPENS JUNE 3 – AUGUST 18, 2024

  • Large waterslide
  • Zero-depth swim area
  • Playground with a small waterslide
  • Concessions

    Photo Credit: Fargo Park District

Please note that there is a minimum height requirement of 42 inches for the large waterslides. This is a manufacturer’s requirement.

General Admission Hours

Weekdays from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. |  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. only

Southwest Recreational Pool

OPENS JUNE 3 – AUGUST 18, 2024

  • Large waterslide
  • Zero-depth swim area
  • Two-tiered playground with a waterslide
  • Concessions

Please note that there is a minimum height requirement of 42 inches for the large waterslides. This is a manufacturer’s requirement. 

General Admission Hours

Weekdays from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. |  6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. only

Photo Credit: Fargo Park District

Broadway Square Spoutssplash pad

Start the Square Spouts by pushing the blue button daily between 10:00 am-10:00 pm. To help Broadway Square stay eco-friendly, the Square Spouts are on a 5 minute cycle before turning off, push the blue button to start the cycle over. Please visit their website for rules.

General Admission Hours

Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Open Early June – October, weather pending.

West Fargo Pools & Splash Pads

Splash Pad – Essentia Health Plaza at The Lightssplash pads in fargo

Splash pad is free and open to public on June 3rd.

General Admission Hours

Daily 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Veteran’s Memorial Pool

OPENS MAY 29 – AUGUST 18, 2024

  • 2 large waterslides
  • Zero-depth swim area
  • Concessions

General Admission Hours

Monday – Friday 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.  |  5:30 – 8:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Photo Credit: West Fargo Park District

Shadow Wood Splash Padsplash pads in fargo

May 29th through Labor Day Weekend

  • FREE
  • Splash pad play area with multiple water sprays/streams
  • Park nearby

General Admission Hours

Daily 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Moorhead City Pools

Moorhead Municipal Swimming Pool

OPEN MAY 31 – AUGUST 16, 2024

3 separate pools to provide a fun experience for all ages.

2 wading pools with depths ranging from 1′ to 2.5′.

The large pool ranges in depth from 3’9″ to 12′. This heated, 6-lane pool has water slides, a diving area, and is handicap accessible.

General Admission Hours

June & July: Open Daily 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (July 4th open 12:30-4:30 p.m.)

August: Open Daily 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Photo Credit: Moorhead Parks & Recreation

Moorhead Wading Pools

OPEN MAY 31 – AUGUST 11, 2024

These six neighborhood wading pools are offered for youth ages 10 years and under. All children must be accompanied and closely supervised by an adult. Small flotation devices and toys are allowed. There is no lifeguard on duty at these wading pools.

Wading Pool Locations: Hansmann ParkNortheast ParkRidgewood Park,
Riverview Estates ParkSouth ParkVillage Green Park

General Admission Hours

Daily 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. (July 4th open 12:30-4:30 p.m.)

Photo Credit: Moorhead Parks & Recreation

Dilworth Pool

Dilworth Pool

OPEN JUNE 3 – AUGUST 17, 2024

The Dilworth municipal swimming pool is located at 301 1st Street NW in Dilworth, MN (just east of Moorhead).

General Admission Hours

Monday – Thursday Hours:
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Open Swim)
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. (Family/Adult Swim)
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Open Swim)
Friday – Saturday Hours:
1:00 to 5:00 pm (Open Swim)
Photo Credit: City of Dilworth

Other Area Splash Pads (within an hour)

Kava Family Splash Pad – McGrath Park (Barnesville, MN)

Open June 1st through the last Sunday in September (Weather Permitting). Open 10:00 a.m. – Sunset and free of charge. 

Did we miss any splash pads or pools in Fargo? Contact us and let us know!

Looking to swim at a local beach instead? Check out our guide to Swimming Beaches Near Fargo!

Rainy day? Check out our guide to Swimming Lessons & Open Swim for indoor pool times!

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