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Opening date set for 'Aim High Big Sky Aquatic & Recreation Center'

Aim High Big Sky Aquatic and Recreation Center
Posted at 3:07 PM, Jun 18, 2024

Due to a glitch with the electrical system that is beyond the control of the contractor and owner, the ribbon cutting and tours for the Scheels Aim High Big Sky Recreation Center that was scheduled for Friday, June 28, 2024 has been postponed.

Along with this, the opening of the facility that was scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2024 has been postponed as well.

City officials said in a news release on June 26 that once they have a "clear fix and definitive information" for the situation, they will announce a new date for the ribbon cutting and opening of the facility.

(JUNE 18, 2024) The new Scheels Aim High Big Sky Aquatic & Recreation Center in Great Falls is scheduled to open on Saturday, June 29, 2024. for full facility operations.

A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony will be on Friday, June 28, at 5pm, followed by facility tours from 5:30 pm-7 pm.

The new facility features a full court gymnasium, eight-lane lap pool, sauna, universal changing rooms, cardio and weight machines, elevated walking track, splash pad, community enrichment classes, group fitness, special events, and a giant water slide.

From May 6, 2024:

Passes and memberships are available at the Great Falls Park and Recreation Administration offices, or starting Monday, June 24 at Scheels Aim High Big Sky at 900 29th Street South (in Lions Park).

Click here for information about fees and passes.