For the past few years, the line between where Sioux Falls ends and Harrisburg begins has been a bit blurry as the two cities converge in Northern Lincoln County.

Now you can add one more thing to the list.

The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department has announced plans for the latest city pool and it's going to share land with a Harrisburg school.

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The new outdoor aquatic center will be built on five acres of undeveloped land at the Harrisburg Freshman Academy campus on East 90th Street in Sioux Falls. The project will be a partnership between the City of Sioux Falls and the Harrisburg School District.

You can find out more about the new facility at a public meeting, Thursday (January 25) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Harrisburg Freshman Academy.

The facility will be the tenth public pool in Sioux Falls.

NEED TO KNOW: Sioux Falls Outdoor Public Pools And Spray Park

Summer in Sioux Falls is beautiful. But sometimes you need to cool off. Sioux Falls has some great outdoor public pools in addition to the indoor Midco Aquatic Center.

Sioux Falls' outdoor public pools open for summer 2023 on June 2 (if the weather cooperates).

Sioux Falls public pools are open from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM and from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

Prices are $5 for ages 2 to 17, $6 for adults, seniors 55+ are $5, and children under 2 are free. The Spray Park and the wading pools at Frank Olson, Kuehn, and McKennan are free.

You can also get a Sioux Falls swim pass and swim all summer. You can buy a swim pass at the Midco Aquatic Center or at most of the outdoor pools all summer. For more about the Sioux Falls swim pass click here.

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Here are the best ice cream shops and stands in Sioux Falls (in no particular order).

I scream, you scream, we all scream for: ICE CREAM! When the snow in Sioux Falls starts to melt, folks start thinking about enjoying something frozen instead of getting stuck in something frozen. 

Yes, Sioux Falls does actually get hot. So we dug into the research to find the best places in Sioux Falls to get some good, quality, amazing, ice creamy treats.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

15 Free Things to Do with Kids in Sioux Falls

"What are we gonna do with these kids?" A question every parent askes, especially in the summer. And it's always better if what you do with the kids is free.

Sioux Falls is a small city full of big fun for all ages, and a lot of it is free. We have world-class parks, museums, live music and so much more. Here's a handy list of 15 free things for you and the kids to do in Sioux Falls.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

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