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Need somewhere to cool down today? These swimming spots are open early

It's hot. Here's where you can go cool off in Minneapolis.
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Holy crap it's been hot this weekend.

The Twin Cities saw 90 degrees on Friday and Saturday, and the National Weather Service says plenty more summer weather is ahead.

Most pools and beaches in Minneapolis don't officially open for the season until next weekend. But due to this heat wave, the Parks and Recreation Board decided to open a few spots early.

For the water park experience with giant slides, interactive splash pads, and wading pools for the younger kids, hit up Jim Lupient Water Park or North Commons Water Park from 1-7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3-5.

If you're just looking for a dip, head to Webber Natural Swimming Pool – it's the first public swimming pool in North America with a natural filtration system that uses plants from a nearby pond rather than chemicals to treat the water. It's also open from 1-7 p.m. Sunday; daily admission is free or $3 for lap swim.

And if you're more of a beach bum, Lake Nokomis Main Beach and Wirth Lake Beach are open and staffed with lifeguards from 1-7 p.m. Sunday.

Regular summer hours kick off Saturday, June 10. Find more information on Minneapolis' 75 beaches, pools, and water parks here.

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