Bismarck will phase in closing of its three outdoor pools throughout August.
Hillside Pool will close for the season, and close as Bismarck has known it for 60 years, at the end of the swim session on Aug. 10. Hillside Pool will be completely renovated. The new pool will includes slides, a climbing wall, a large deck, concessions, community room and new showers and restrooms. The new Hillside Pool is scheduled to open in June 2015.
Wachter Aquatic Complex will close at the end of the swim session on Aug. 17.
Elks Aquatic Complex will close at the end of the swim session on Aug 24.
The pool hours are from noon to 4 p.m. and 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday. The swim fee is $3.50 per session.
Raging Rivers in Mandan will continue to be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Aug. 24. From Aug. 25 to Sept. 1, hours will be noon to 5 p.m. The water park will close for the season after Labor Day.