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Future Development

Falls Park West Master Plan

The overall master plan for Falls Park West better connects visitors to Falls Park, Phillips Avenue, and the Big Sioux River while also providing opportunities for gathering and circulation throughout the space.

Midco® Aquatic Center Ribbon Cutting October 12!

The Midco® Aquatic Center is almost ready to open. Sioux Falls’ first public indoor aquatic center is waiting to be explored, and the public can celebrate the grand opening by attending a ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.

News Releases

Buffer Strips Along the Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek Improve Water Quality Environmental
Cleaner water is ahead for the Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek, in part because of newly implemented buffer strips along the waterways
Community Invited to Grand Opening Events at the Midco® Aquatic Center Parks & Recreation
The Midco® Aquatic Center is almost ready to open. Sioux Falls’ first public indoor aquatic center is waiting to be explored, and the public can celebrate the grand opening by attending a ribbon
Grand Opening for the Midco® Aquatic Center to Be Announced Monday Parks & Recreation
News conference to announce the grand opening celebration for the Midco® Aquatic Center
Big Sioux River Water Used to Irrigate Two Parks Parks & Recreation
Two parks in the Sioux Falls park system are irrigated using water from the Big Sioux River
Swimming Gone to the Dogs Scheduled for August 16 at Laurel Oak Family Aquatic Center Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has scheduled the annual Swimming Gone to the Dogs event at Laurel Oak Family Aquatic Center, 3401 East 49th Street, on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, from 5:30 to
Laurel Oak Park Eastern Tennis Courts Closed for Reconstruction Parks & Recreation
The two eastern tennis courts at Laurel Oak Park, located at 3401 East 49th Street, will be closed for reconstruction beginning on Monday, August 15, 2016