The Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center (LCARC) is an amazing multi-functional recreation and community center serving Blue Earth County, Nicollet County and beyond. The LCARC features 24/7 access to a fully-equipped cardio/machine weight/free weight fitness center, 2 full basketball/volleyball/multi-use courts, elevated walking track, and locker rooms. The LCARC’s signature feature is a 150,000-gallon swimming pool with 6 lanes of lap swim, a zero-depth entry area and children’s area and slide, plus a larger water-slide, and a spa. The LCARC provides programming ranging from Senior events (Lunch and Learn Series, Senior Aerobics, Health Education) to our highly-regarded Fit Kids program for school-aged children. Finally, the LCARC hosts many events in the two community rooms and gym space from family celebrations to vendor fairs and craft shows.