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​​​Newton Aquatic center

It is recommended to wear a face covering when out of the water and should practice social distancing (6ft.).  Temperature checks will be given to patrons before entering the facility.

Public swim will take place in two sessions Monday-Saturday, SessionI 10:30am-1:30pm and Session II 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Sunday Session is  2:00pm-5:00pm.  NAC will be sharing links for ticket purchases on Facebook.  A ticket cost $3.00 a person regardless of age and no refunds will be given.  We are continuing to offer water aerobics as usual,Monday-Friday a 7am class and an 8am class, as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Water aerobics class cost $3.00 a person or a water aerobics/lap swim pass for $60.00 (can only be used for water aerobics and lap swim).  Lap swim will be Monday-Saturday 9:00am-10:00am and Sunday 12:30pm-1:30pm.  NAC is also offering private parties (only 50 people can attend) for two hours 5:30pm-7:30pm.  The cost for a private party is $175.00 with a non refundable deposit of $75.00 (the deposit is applied to the total rental cost) to reserve a date. 

Private Swim Lessons are 4 thirty minute sessions and cost $45.00.

Here are the links for the Newton Aquatic Center to sign up to attend:​


Batting cages, miniature golf and disc golf

The Batting Cages, Miniature Golf & Disc Golf 
OPEN JUNE 3, 2020

The Riverside Recreation will be open on Wednesday, June 3.  Please be aware of social distancing that is in place at this time for your safety and ours.  Patrons must remain 6ft apart from each other. 
NEW HOURS- Temporary
Hours of Operation (may be subject to change)
Monday - Thursday     10:00am-4:00pm
Friday & Saturday     10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday     1:00pm-5:00pm
Riverside Recreation Miniature Golf
$2.00 (13 & Under)
$2.50 (Adults)
--While miniature golfing, please stay off of the bricks
--Do not mess in ponds or gardening

​Riverside Recreation Batting Cages
Two machines (45mph & 60mph)
$0.25 (6 pitches)
$1.00 (24 pitches)
--We prefer you to bring your own helmets and bats
--All batters must wear a helmet and closed toed shoes
--Batters must stay behind the white line at all times
--Non-batters are to stay out of the cages at all times
Disc Golf
Disc are available for rental.  $10.00 rental fee per disc (will be refunded once disc is returned)
Riverside Recreation will close in bad weather conditions.

Disc Golf Course (MAP

This summer the Embarras River Tourism Council has purchased nine basket disc golf equipment for Peterson Park.  The course is in the east area of the park.  There are 9 orange tees and 9 blue tees.  Discs can be rented at the pool in the park or bring your own. 



Peterson Park has playground equipment, miniature golf, disc golf, picnic tables and shelters, restrooms, sand volleyball, basketball courts, tennis courts, horseshoe pit, hills for snow sledding and beautiful scenery. A canoe ramp for access to the Embarras River was installed in the fall of 2007. A new aquatic center opened in 2010 with a state-of-the-art bathhouse and concession area, 90' spiral water slide, wade-in zero depth area, lap pool and diving area with two one-meter diving platforms. To reserve a shelter with picnic tables and electricity, call 618-783-2173.

Peterson Park Information


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