Aquatic Center
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Aquatic Pool

Annual Maintenance

COVID-19 Updates:

Temp Closure
                                   (Click image above for full press release)

You can call to reserve a pool lane for lap swim during the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, by calling (505) 662-8170.
- Aquatic Center Lap Swimming Hours (starting 6/8/20): Monday - Friday: 6:00am – 2:00pm
- Lane Reservations are for 45 minutes, and limited to ONE reservation per day.
- Lap swimming for children 12 years and younger are permitted between 9:00am - 1:00pm.
- Twenty-one short course lanes (water walking lanes 1, 3 & 4, lane #2 is ADA accessible with lift).

To note:
    - Call one day ahead (call Friday for Monday reservation) to reserve lane. There will be no walk-in reservations allowed.
    - For COVID-19 safety precautions, locker rooms will be closed for use. If you schedule a lane reservation, there will be no locker room use and no shower use.
    - Swimmers must come workout ready, wearing suits, and must shower at home.
    - Baskets available for use at reserved lane.
    - All swimmers will be expected to lap swim only during their reserved lane time.
    - Children will be permitted to Lap Swim with a guardian (of the same household) in the same lane.
    - Children are expected to follow all lap swimming guidelines and should understand that there is NO free playtime.
    - Kick-boards are available for purchase at the front window.


A World-Class, Olympic-Size, High-Altitude Facility

The Aquatic Center offers diverse activities for citizens and visitors of all ages, income levels, fitness levels, and interests in safe and affordable recreation, instruction, fitness, competitive, and therapeutic programs. The Aquatic Center is known internationally as an excellent training facility for teams from around the United States and the world, including Japan, Belgium, New Zealand, Germany, and many more.  Locally the Center supports private swim teams and the Los Alamos High School Swimming and Diving Team. 

Pool Information:

Main Pool

  • 50 meters by 25 yards
  • 620,000 gallons 
  • 4 feet to 13 feet deep 
  • 82.5 water temperature 
  • Access by steps Hydro-lift and ladders


35 Laps Short Course = 1 mile
16 Laps Long Course = 1 mile

Therapy Pool         

  • 40 feet by 20 feet
  • 27,000 gallons
  • 4'2" to 4'9" deep
  • 94 - 96 Water temperature


Main Pool Schedule

Winter Main Pool Schedule

Therapy Pool Schedule

2020 Therapy Pool Schedule

Ongoing Programs

Wacky Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, enjoy discounted admission and something fun for all ages. Wacky Wednesday includes the giant Inflatable Obstacle Course and family friendly movies (G or PG in the Lobby). 

Time:     1:00pm - 3:00pm - Inflatable Obstacle Course, Movies, games and more 

Warm Water Weekends

Join us on the weekends for a fun time in the Olympic pool as we raise the temperature to 84-85 degrees. Race your friends on the inflatable obstacle course, play with the any of the water toys or join your friends for a splashing game of basketball.

Dates:   March 14 - 15 
              April 4 - 5
        May 16 - 17
Time:  Saturday    10:00am - 5:00pm
            Sunday        1:00pm - 5:00pm

Open Boating

Practice Time for Canoes, Kayaks and Rafts.The doors open a half hour earlier for boat cleaning before entry. All water craft must be rinsed off on the patio prior to pool entry. Boaters must provide their own boat. All participants must have a wristband for entering in the pool. Life jackets are recommended for participants.

Date:       February 25
March 31
                April 28
May 12 & 26
Time:       7:00pm - 8:00pm  Front Desk window closes at 7:15pm   
Fee:         $5.00 per person 

Open Scuba

Getting ready for a snorkeling or SCUBA trip, or just want to have fun? Come out to test and practice your SCUBA and/or snorkeling gear. Bring your own gear and certification. You must have a dive buddy for the deep end.

Date:       March 15
May 17
Time:       11:30am - 12:50pm   
Fee:         $10 per person

Birthday Parties

The Walkup Aquatic Center has a multi-purpose room just off the deck for a convenient swimming party!

Rental includes: discounted pool admission, room set up with tables & chairs, and a Happy Birthday banner.  Preferred times to rent the Birthday Room are usually Wacky Wednesday's and Warm Water Weekends.  

Must book two weeks in advance - 25 Maximum

2-Hour Room Rental $66.00
Youth Admission/Swim           $ 2.00 
Adult Admission/Swim            $3.25 

Rental Equipment

The Los Alamos County PROS Division has many types of recreation equipment you can rent at the PROS Administrative Offices to enhance your recreation experience. Rentals are available at the Aquatic Center Front Desk

Rental Prices                 Daily           Weekend      Weekly

Snowshoes             $5.00          $10.00            $20.00
Poles                   $2.00            $4.00              $8.00
Snowshoes & Poles     $6.00          $12.00            $25.00
Miniature Golf Putters    $2.00

Snowshoes & Poles - Adult and youth size snowshoes are available to fit individuals from 50 to 250 pounds, along with ski poles in youth to adult sizes. (November - April)

Miniature Golf Putters - Rent a putter and golf ball to enjoy a round at the miniature golf course located at East Park.


Denise McCoy
Aquatic Center Program Manager
505 662-8170 Office 

Wendy Lott
Aquatic Center Program Coordinator
505 662-8170 Office

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2760 Canyon Road