Community Center

The Community Center


8055 Barbara Ave. East
Inver Grove Heights, MN

The Veterans Memorial Community Center, home of The Grove Aquatic and Fitness Center, is the place for fun, fitness, and families! Come enjoy swimming in our water park, working out in our fitness center, skating in our arenas and participating in many of our programs.

We have something for everyone, no matter the age or the fitness ability. You can become a member and get access to the facility any time and receive discounts on several programs and activities offered. We also have 10-visit and daily passes available for non-members. 

We want our facility to be a place of fun and inclusiveness for everyone. Please view our Community Center Code of Conduct.

Upcoming VMCC Open House - Thursday, Dec. 27 - All Day!

Experience all that the Community Center has to offer for free from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27! Admission will be waived for anyone that is not a member visiting the VMCC. Check out all the facilities amenities. And if you decide to become a member on this day, you pay only an $18 enrollment fee!

Regular Building Hours 

Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Building Holiday Hours

Monday, Dec. 24: 5 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 31: 5 a.m.-4 p.m. (join us for a New Year's Eve Party!)
Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

We have extended hours on most of our open activities during the 2018-19 winter break - membership is not required:

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Fitness Center

Visit the Fitness Center's page for details on hours, fees, activities and programs.

Pool and Water Park

Visit the Aquatic Center's page for details on hours, fees, activities and programs.


Ice Arenas and Turf

Visit the Ice Arenas/indoor Turf page  for details on hours, fees, activities and programs.


Visit the Gymnasium's page for details on hours, fees, activities and programs.

VMCC Membership

Become a member of the VMCC and receive access to all of our amenities any time (during building hours) and discounts on several programs and activities we offer. Learn more about VMCC membership benefits, rates and how to sign-up!