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Posted on: May 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Melvin Ford Aquatic Center/Lawrence Plaza – Summer Hours

Melvin Ford Marketing

Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation is excited to officially open both Melvin Ford Aquatic Center (MFAC) and the Fountains at Lawrence Plaza (LP) on Saturday, May 29. To kick-off Memorial Weekend, the pool opens for Lap Swim at 7am followed by Open Swim at 12pm and the Splash Park opens at 9am.

Summer hours for Melvin Ford Aquatic Center:

2000 NE Memorial Park Square

Monday – Thursday:               Open Swim: 12pm – 5pm | Lap Swim: 5:30am – 7pm

Friday – Saturday:                  Open Swim: 12pm – 7pm | Lap Swim: 7am – 7pm

Sunday:                                   Open Swim/Lap Swim: 12pm – 5pm

*MFAC will be closed on select weekends for private swim meets and triathlon events

Memberships and day passes are available for purchase.

Summer hours for the Fountains at Lawrence Plaza:

214 NE A Street (one block from the Bentonville Square)

Open daily from 9am – 10pm

For more information about Bentonville Parks and Recreation, please visit us online at, or call 479.464.7275.

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