Pool Specials & Classes

Dog Days of Summer Pool Special

Wednesday, Aug. 21 and 28; $6/person; FREE for Community Center Members

The Dog Days of summer are upon us and we figured the best way to spend them is in the pool!

Head to The Grove's Aquatic Center in the Veterans Memorial Community Center on Wednesday Aug. 21 and 28 from 12-7 p.m. and receive a discount on admission!

  • $6/person (free for Community Center Members)

The Aquatic Center features a Water Park with splash pad and water slides, an 8-lane Lap Pool and a Dive Well with three diving boards.

Who's ready to make a splash with us as we finish out these dog days of summer?!

Morning Swim Time 

This special swim time is designed for our younger swimmers (ages 5 and younger). The Water Park is open with the water features turned off. A lifeguard will be on duty. This is free for members and $3/person per morning for non-members.

Check the Water Park Hours for Morning Open Swim Times

Twilight Swim (Water Park only)

Swim in the Water Park with water features on Monday-Friday 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Cost is just $6/person

2019 Non-school Days

No School? Head to the Pool? (Non-School Days):

During the following non-school days (for ISD 199), the Water park is open from Noon-7:30 p.m. and the Lap pool and dive well are open from Noon-3 p.m. and 6:15-7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Check back for 2019/20 School Year Dates


Lifeguard Training

Become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding for pools and water parks, First Aid and CPR/AED for the professional lifeguard. Must be 15 years of age by first class. 

Skill prerequisites include: 

  • Continuous endurance swim: front crawl and/or breaststroke for 300 yards
  • Timed skill sequence: 20 yard swim, retrieval of a 10lb object from 7 to 10 feet deep, swim 20 yards carrying the object and exit the water within 1 minute, 40 seconds
  • Tread water: 2 minutes using legs only

Fee: $250

Upcoming courses: 

  • Check back, details will be provided here as courses are added 

Water Safety Instructor Course (ages 16-adult)

Teaching children and adults to swim is a rewarding experience. It provides them with the knowledge and skills they need to stay safe in the water and gives a lifetime of enjoyment in the water.

The WSI training course is a blended learning course that provides certification to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons. This class involves in-classroom time and outside class work online.

Fee: $215/ person plus $37 fee to Red Cross

Upcoming courses:

  • Check back, details will be provided here as course are added

Log Rolling (ages 6-adult)

Unsure about Log Rolling and want to try it out? Get in the water and get ready to have fun! Staff will be on-hand to coach you on the log rolling basics. Purchase a wristband to participate! Pre-registration is not required, just come!

Dates: Fridays: June 14, July 19, Aug. 16;
Time: Noon-1 p.m.

Fee: Free/member; $5/non-member

Log Rolling Club (ages 6-adult)

Here is something that is fun, good for you and the entire family can participate! Work on techniques to improve your log rolling skills. Strengthen your core and balance! Be a part of the club! Pre-registration is required, register online: www.invergroveheights.org/register

Dates: Sundays, June 9-July 28
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Fee: $29/member; $49/non-member