Pools and Swimming

Swimming Programs
The Recreation Activity Guides include information about swimming lessons, lifeguard training, summer and year-round swim clubs, lap swimming, and water exercise classes. 
Recreation Center Aquatics 
  • Location: 4005 Kipling St.
  • Contact: (303) 231-1300
  • Overview: The Recreation Center features an eight-lane, 25-yard competitive lap pool with diving board, a separate leisure pool with a 120-foot water slide, a frog slide for the little ones, fountains, tumble buckets, lazy river, outdoor patio, steam room, sauna, and whirlpool. It was voted the Best Public Swimming Pool in Colorado in 2000 according to The Denver Post.
  • Scheduled Closures or Modified Hours: The lap pool will close at 2:30 pm on the following Fridays for high school swim meets:
  • 1/9/15
  • 1/16/15
  • 1/30/15
  • Other pool closures may occur to accommodate classes, or for maintenance purposes. Notice for the above mentioned closures will be given as much in advance as possible on this website; however, please call the Recreation Center at (303) 231-1300 for specific closure information. 
  • Fees and Hours: Visit the Recreation Center, or see the Activities Guide in the Recreation Activity Guides.
Anderson Pool
  • Location: 4355 Field St.
  • Season:  5/23/15 - 8/13/15
  • Contact: (303) 231-1300 or (303) 205-7591. 
  • Overview: The Anderson Pool features a 25-meter lap pool with diving board area, a separate 180 foot slide area, zero-depth entry leisure pool with interactive toy features, and picnic areas.
  • Hours, Fees and Group Reservation Information: The information will be published in the Spring/Summer 2015 Activities Guide.
Additional Information
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