Minneapolis beaches, pools, water parks announce closing dates

Minneapolis beaches, pools, water parks announce closing dates

(photo by chippenziedeutch)

It may be hard to believe with the humid, sunny weather we have had lately, but in about two weeks Minneapolis pools, beaches, and other water-based facilities will be closing. Pour some beer on your sidewalk tonight for your favorite beach or wading pool. Summer, we hardly knew ye.

A complete list of locations and dates follows the jump.

No more lifeguards on duty at these beaches starting Sunday, August 16:

Calhoun 32nd, North and Thomas beaches
Cedar Point and East Cedar beaches
Harriet North and Southeast beaches
Lake Hiawatha Beach
Nokomis 50th and Main beaches
Wirth Beach

No more swimming at these locations Sunday, August 30:

    Hiawatha School Park
    Jackson Square
    Jim Lupient Water Park
    Lyndale School                          
    North Commons Water Park
   Webber Pool

Don't be swimming here Monday, September 7:

    Bryant Square
    Bryn Mawr
    East Phillips
    Franklin Steele
    Marshall Terrace
    M.L. King
    North Commons
    North Mississippi
    Shingle Creek
    Van Cleve

... and the Wabun wading pool closes Sunday, September 13.

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