SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -

The City of Sioux Falls has announced there will be a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the Midco Aquatic Center Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Ribbon Cutting Celebration and Public Open House!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
Self-guided tours will be available. Swimming will not be allowed at the event.

Grand Opening for Swimming!
Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 5:30 a.m.

Midco Aquatic Center features include:
• Three pools under one roof:
o 50 Meter Pool with lap lanes and four diving boards
o Recreation Pool with body slide, current channel, lap lanes, lily pad crossing, and interactive water play feature
o Warm Water Pool
• Stadium spectator seating for 500+
• Outdoor sun deck and splash pad (weather permitting)
• Multipurpose rooms
• Concession area
• Locker rooms and changing rooms

Hours of Operation

The Midco Aquatic Center will be open seven days a week, and open swim will be available during all operational hours. The facility hours will be:
• Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
• Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Sunday, 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Admission and Swim Pass Rates

Admission and swim pass rates were established by the Sioux Falls City Council in fall 2015.

Daily Admission 2016
Infant Ages under 2 FREE
Child Ages 2–17 $3
Adult Ages 18–54 $4
Senior Ages 55+ $3
Reduced Income (for qualifying individuals) $1

“An indoor aquatic center has been a need in this city for a very long time. We are thrilled that we are going to be able to meet this need with your new Midco Aquatic Center. We would encourage those who can’t wait to get through the doors to purchase their swim passes soon so that they can enjoy this great facility starting October 13,” says Don Kearney, Director of Parks and Recreation.

Starting on Tuesday, September 6, and until the Midco Aquatic Center opens for swimming on October 13, swim passes will be sold Monday through Thursday, from 3 to 7 p.m. at:
• Kuehn Community Center: 2801 South Valley View Road
• Morningside Community Center: 2400 South Bahnson Avenue