Hours & Rates

2017 Season Open Swim Hours

June 2                      Friday                    4:00-8:00pm

June 3 - Aug 13       Monday-Sunday   12:00-8:00pm

(Closing times may vary beginning August 14)

Aug 14 - Aug 20       Monday-Sunday   12:00-7:00pm


ADMISSION RATES                                  June 2-August 13        August 14-20       

Daily Rate (48” or taller)                                        $7.00                    $4.50                    

Daily Rate (under 48” tall)                                     $5.00                    $4.50                    

Twilight Rate (5:00pm-close)                                $4.50                    $4.50                        

Children under age two are free with paid adult


Weather Policies

  1. River Springs Water Park will NOT OPEN for open swim or other programs (except morning lap swim) until the “feels like” temperature is 70 degrees for at least one hour.
  2. River Springs Water Park will close for at least ½ hour if lightning is visible or thunder is heard in the area.
  3. Closing decisions are made, when possible, at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled facility opening or program start time.
  4. Weather related closings may be reevaluated for reopening later in the day if conditions improve. 
  5. Weather related closings are announced using:

Parks & Recreation Hotline:  507-444-4321, option 2

Parks & Recreation webpage: http://ci.owatonna.mn.us/parksrecreation/cancellation

River Springs Water Park Facebook page

Signs posted on admissions and main entrance windows

Announcements made on KRFO and KOWZ



A great gift for any occasion, pass books can be purchased at the Park and Recreation office until the water park opens.  After that they are available both locations.

Pass Book prices are:  10 Passes for $65, 20 Passes for $120 or 30 Passes for $165



Individual season passes can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office.  An ID card will be issued to you to present each time you enter.  If you lose your ID card, there is a $2 replacement fee.  Season Passes are non-transferable.

If purchased before June 2                  purchased June 2 or after

48 inches and taller                             $123.48                                               $134.22

Under 48 inches tall                            $ 91.27                                                $102.01


New this year, each individual season pass will include all of the following.

  • 2 Free Guest Passes
  • Season Pass Appreciation Days: Come in at any time on June 23, July 21, and August 18 and receive a gift.
  • Food Discount Days: Come in at any time on the days listed below and receive a discount on the designated food items.
    • June 9th - Beverage/Candy
    • July 7th – Frozen Treats
    • August 11th - Frozen Treats



Water park admission specials are not valid with any other water park offers or discounts.

Mondays - Grandparents Day Grandparent gets in free with a paid grandchild at regular rate (one grandparent for each grandchild). 

Twilight Tuesdays - Everyone gets in for the $4.50 Twilight rate all day.

Thursday Community Day - Stop in every Thursday and help out our community. Click here for details!

Fun Fact Friday- Stop in every Friday for themed trivia, games, and prizes. Click here for our themes!


Family Nights – June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 17 – 5:00pm to close. Cost is $4.50 for individuals or $13.50 for a family up to six people, $2.25 for each additional family member.

School’s Out Special - June 2 – Admission is just $4 for everyone!

School’s Out Bash- June 4 – Join us for music, games, prizes, bounce house and fun for all ages.

Father’s Day Special – June 18 - Dad gets in free with a paid child at regular rate

Ducky Dash – June 25 from 11:00am-12:00pm– Contact River Springs or the Park and Rec Office for more information

Veteran’s Special - July 2 - All veterans get in free with a paid child at regular rate.  Must show Valid Military ID.

River Springs Summer Party – July 9 (rain date July 23) - Total Entertainment DJ, games, family activities, prizes and fun for all.  Join the party from 1:00-5:00pm.

Super Splash Special-Weekend Out – July 16 - $2.50 admission all day!

Mystery Specials & Events – July 23th. Admission special or event will be held on this date.  More details to come date approaches.

Mother’s Special – July 30 - Moms gets in free with a paid child at regular rate. 

Sunday Family Special--August 6: Families, come enjoy a day at the Waterpark together. $4.50 for individuals or $21 for a family up to six people, $3.50 for each additional family member.  Immediate family members only (parents and their dependent children)

Pre-Steele County Free Fair Special - August 13 - $3.50 admission all day!

Super Splash Special - Customer Appreciation Special – August 20 - $2.50 admission for everyone all day!

Park & Recreation Youth Programs Special - August 7-20: Any youth wearing their 2017 Owatonna Parks and Recreation program (soccer, t-ball, etc.) team sponsor t-shirt gets in for half the regular rate!