Electric City Water Park, with newly renovated bath house, opens June 10

The Electric City Water Park opens for the season at noon June 10 and will be open through Aug. 27.

Hours are 12-6 p.m. daily, with the exception of Wednesdays, when the water park is open until 8 p.m.

Pool rentals are available in the evenings.

Park district projects continuing; plus golf course, dog park and tree trimming improvements

The water park bath house has undergone extensive renovations with funding from the park district, approved by voters in May 2018, and supplemental funds from a Community Development Block Grant.

The water park includes the Mitchell Pool, the wading pool and interactive play structure (Little Squirts Soak Zone); the Power Tower Plunge (two tower water slides); and the Flow Rider where participants can boogie board, ride the lazy river and head down the riptide slide.

Park and Rec improvements underway, through park district, grants, CDBG funds

Lap swimming is Monday to Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., beginning June 11, for $4 per day or $40 monthly. Water walking will be offered July 1 to Aug. 27 Mondays through Thursdays, 7-8 a.m. for $4 per day or $40 monthly.

Park district projects underway

Water park prices include:

  • Package B: Mitchell Pool, Power Tower Plunge water slides and the Little Squirts Soak Zone, $5 for adults, $3 for youth 3-17; and
  • Package A: Mitchell Pool, Little Squirts Soak Zone, the Power Tower Plunge water slides, plus the Flow Rider, Lazy River and Riptide Slide, $12 for adults, $10 for youth 3-17 (boards and tubes are included, first come, first served); and
  • Twilight Rate: Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., $2 discount on full package only.

Full concessions are available.

 Pool Rentals at the Water Park

Rent the Electric City Water Park for a special birthday, group or corporate party. The facility will be exclusively yours for a private party. Lifeguards, boogie boards, tubes and life jackets are provided. Concessions are available upon request. Monday through Sunday, excluding Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. or 8-10 p.m.

 Mark your calendar for these special events:

June 16: Father’s Day, noon – 6 p.m., father in free with paying family

June 26: American Hero Day, noon – 6 p.m., all military and dependents with current ID: $6, military themed trivia, food eating contests, games, obstacle course

July 17: Avenger’s Day, noon – 6 p.m., wear your superhero clothing and get in for $6, pie and watermelon eating contest, selfie taking stations, superhero trivia, hidden treasures, duck races

Aug. 14: Unsung Hero Sunday, noon – 6 p.m., bring in two nonperishable food items for the Great Falls Public School District Food Pantry and get in for $6, pie eating contests, piñatas, walking the plank, face painting

Aug. 29: Drool in the Pool, 4–7 p.m., $5, socialized dogs only, all dogs are required to have proof of current vaccinations, no people allowed in pool.

Special Passes

Wet Your Whistle Pass

10 visits – 10 percent discount

Youth (3-17): $90

Adult: $108

 Express Pass

30 visits – 25 percent discount

Spend the summer enjoying the Electric City Water Park including the pools, slides, and Flow Rider. The Express Pass can be used for groups or individuals. Purchase at the Park and Recreation Office.

Youth (3-17): $225

Adult: $270

For more information visit the city’s website or call the Park and Recreation Office at 406-771-1265.  The Water Park phone number is 406-454-9008.

Spray Parks

The Spray Parks in Jaycee Park and Dudley Anderson Park (adjacent to the Water Tower Pool) will open June 10 and are open 1-4 p.m. daily. The spray parks are free through June 23.

On June 24, the Jaycee and Water Tower Pools will open for the season. At that time, the Spray Parks will be part of the pool complex and must be accessed through the pool area.

The hours are 1-5:45 p.m. and the fees for the entire complex which includes the pool, slides and spray parks are $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for youth (3-17), one child 2 and under is free with a paying adult, additional children 2 and under are $1.50.

The Water Tower and Jaycee pools will close for the season on Aug. 16. The spray parks will remain open Aug. 17-27 from 1-4 p.m. Admission will once again be free. For more information, call the Park & Recreation Office at 771-1265.