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Posted on: May 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Melvin Ford Aquatic Center Season

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Bentonville, ARMelvin Ford Aquatic Center will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25th.

Open Swim Hours:

Monday-Friday 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Saturday-Sunday 12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Lap Swim Hours:

Monday-Thursday 5:30 am-7:30 pm

Friday 5:30 am-7:00 pm

Saturday 7:00 am-9:00 am; 12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Daily admission for the Aquatic Center is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for patrons under the age of 18. Additionally, a membership to the Bentonville Community Center includes admission to the Melvin Ford Aquatic Center for the season.

The pool is available for private party rentals on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings 7:00-9:00 pm.

There are several programs and events taking place this summer at Melvin Ford Aquatic Center including swimming lessons, a recreational youth swim team, junior lifeguarding camp, adult masters swim, and more. You can also join us Monday evenings for “Mondays at Melvin”. This series will feature water volleyball, games, and free treats every Monday from 2:30-5:30 pm beginning June 3rd through August 5th.

The Melvin Ford Aquatic Center is located at 2000 NE Memorial Park Square.

For more information, please call Bentonville Parks and Recreation at 464-7275 (PARK), or visit us online at


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