Photo: Super 8 Indoor Pool
If you and your family like to swim then St. James is the place to be. Pick from any of these great swimming locations. The Super 8 located on Heckman Court features a heated indoor pool and spa open daily. The City of St. James outdoor pool is located on Tiell Drive featuring a large pool, diving board, 150 ft water slide, and toddler splash pool. St. James High School’s large pool is a great place to swim laps or participate in organized aerobic exercise. There are two public beaches just a short drive from St. James, where you, your friends, and your family can get your toes in the sand and soak up the sun. Just South of St. James is Long Lake Wayside Park, with an easy-to-access beach on a pristine lake. North of St. James is a hidden gem. Cottonwood Trees frame the paved walking path that leads you down to Hanska Lake beach, providing a secluded retreat.
City of St. James Outdoor Pool
111 Tiell Drive (Pool Address)
507-375-3241 (City Hall)
This seasonal outdoor pool is opens in June and closes end of August. Check the City’s website for current rates and hours of operation. This facility is equipped with a waterslide, diving boards, and a splash pool. The pool can be reserved for parties as well. Lifeguard on duty.
- Shaded lounging areas
- 150 foot Waterslide
- Splash pool for toddlers
- Diving boards
- Lifeguard on Duty
- Locker rooms
- Kayak/Paddle Board/Canoe rental for St. James Lake
Super 8 Pool and Spa
1210 Heckman Court
St. James, MN 56081
Super 8 Overview
This heated indoor pool and spa facility is open 7:00am to 10:00pm daily. If you are not a guest of the Super 8, you may purchase a punch card for $35.00 that includes 10 punches. Individual pass cost is $5 per person.
- ADA Pool Lifts
- Hot Tub
- Five foot deep pool
- Individual shower facilities
- Available for pool party rental
High School Pool
1001 10th Avenue North
This large heated indoor pool is open to the public for lap swimming and water aerobics through Community Education. Call the Community Ed office with questions: 507-375-4517.
- Lap Swimming costs $20 for a 20 punch card. Available Wed/Fri 6:30-7:30am and Monday from 6:15-6:45pm. Pay at the door.
- Water Aerobics class is $40 for a 20 punch card. Available Mon/Wed/Fri 7:00-8:00am and Mon/Wed 5:15-6:15pm. Pay at the door.
- Diving Board
- Locker rooms and shower facilities
- Marked lanes
Long Lake Wayside Park- Swimming Beach
South Long Lake Lane (CR 104) off of Highway 4
Long Lake is located 5 miles south of St. James on Highway 4 on the East side of the road.
- Sand swimming beach
- NO lifeguard on duty