Battle Creek Waterworks

Battle Creek Waterworks is closed for the season.

Facility Information

Families will enjoy a shallow water pool with interactive water play equipment, separate activity pool with lily pad walk and swim area, and a three story twisting waterslide with plunge area. We also offer a children's hands-on sand play area and adults the chance to relax sun bathing on the deck or lawn areas. We pride ourselves on our clean and family-friendly​ restrooms, showers and changing areas.


Waterworks is located  in Battle Creek Regional Park at the corner of McKnight and Lower Afton Road.​
Battle Creek Waterworks
2401 Upper Afton Road
Maplewood MN, 55119 ​

Hours of Operation

Battle Creek Waterworks is closed for the 2015 season.

The 2016 season will run June 4 - August 21, 2016.

Waterworks will be open daily from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. during the season.


  • $7.00 Adults and Children (including spectators)
  • FREE under 12 months
  • $5.00 Twilight (6 - 8 p.m.)
  • $2.50 Tot Tuesday (Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., kids 5 & under with guardians, additional fee applies if you wish to stay after 10:30)

Punch Cards

  • 10 admission punch card available for $60.00 (Save $1 per admission!)
  • Valid every day during the 2015 season
  • Purchase at Waterworks during the season, or purchase in advance by calling 651-748-2500
  • Does not apply to large groups
  • No refunds.


Concessions are back at Waterworks in 2015!

Rules of Use

  • Guests three years and under are required to wear swim diapers (available for purchase at Waterworks).
  • No coolers, food or beverages may be brought into the facility. For your convenience, Waterworks has vending machines inside the facility and picnic tables outside the facility.
  • Guests age 10 and under must be accompanied by a person at least 16 years of age.
  • Only one rider permitted on the waterslide at a time. All riders must be able to ride on their own; no lap rides or chains allowed. ​
  • Waterworks is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. Since there are no lockers, please closely monitor all personal items brought into the facility.
  • Only properly worn U.S. Coast Guard approved lifejackets are allowed. Flotation devices, water wings, snorkels, and facemasks are not allowed.
  • Appropriate swimwear is required by all guests. Revealing swimsuits, cutoff shorts, and colored t-shirts are not allowed.
  • Waterworks is a drug and tobacco‐free facility.
  • All guests, including spectators, entering Waterworks will be required to pay daily admission fee.
Capacity is limited by MN Rules guests. Guests may leave Waterworks and return during the same day, subject to the capacity limit (includes Punch Card guests).​

Tot Tuesdays

Waterworks will open early every Tuesday this summer to give kids ages 5 and under a chance to splash and play to their hearts content without any big kids getting in the way!

The heated zero depth entry pool with water playground and the sand play area will be open during this time. The activity pool and waterslide will be closed.​

Tot Tuesday runs from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Admission is just $2.50/person (valid during Tot Tuesday time only).

Please note: If you wish to stay after Tot Tuesday ends at 10:30 a.m., you will need to pay an additional $4.50/person to equal the standard $7 daily rate.

Birthday Parties
Waterworks is a fantastic birthday location for kids to splash, eat and celebrate!

Two birthday party packages are available:

Standard Birthday Party Package - $166.75
  • Up to 10 all day admissions to Waterworks (includes adults and children)
  • Exclusive use of the birthday party zone for 2 hours (start times are 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., or 5 p.m.)
  • Visit from Froggie (the Waterworks mascot) for photos​
  • Up to 10 mini pizzas or turkey/ham/veggie hoagies or wraps
  • Up to 10 beverages
  • Up to 10 bags of chips
  •  Birthday Cake (must be ordered five (5) days in advance)
Twilight Birthday Party Special - $99.00
  • Up to 10 Twilight admissions to Waterworks (includes adults and children)
  • 90 minutes at the birthday table (6-7:30 p.m.)
  • Visit from Froggie (the Waterworks mascot) for photos
  • Birthday Cake (must be ordered five (5) days in advance)

Return competed request form to:
Attn: Waterworks Birthdays
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation
2015 North Van Dyke Street
Maplewood, MN 55019
Fax: 651-748-2508


Group reservations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. All reservations must be requested at least two weeks in advance of the anticipated visit and a Reservation Permit must be secured. Group reservations may only be made for weekdays (M-F), excluding July 4.

Groups of 25 or more may purchase tickets two weeks in advance of their visit and receive a $1.00 discount. Payment must be made the day of your reservation to guarantee your group's 11 a.m. to
1 p.m. entrance​. We accept Visa and Mastercard for group reservations.

Note: Organized Groups must provide at least one adult for every three children ages four and under and/or one adult for every five children ages five and over.

Return competed request form to:
Attn: Waterworks Reservations
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation
2015 North Van Dyke Street
Maplewood, MN 55109
Fax: 651-748-2508


What's New

Restoration of Rice Creek begins in November; no impact on trail access expected

Contact Us

2401 Upper Afton Road






Maplewood MN, 55119




Email: parks@co.ramsey.mn.us