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**Holiday Schedule
Saturday, December 24th Regular Schedule 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, December 25th Closed
Monday, December 26th Open 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, December 31st, Regular Schedule 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 1st, Closed
Monday, January 2nd Open 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Aquatic Center Swimming


Fall And Winter Schedule 2016.pdf

Lap Swimming Etiquette 2016.pdf


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.

     Main Pool                                                                    Therapy Pool

  • 50 meters by 25 yards                                                                    40 feet  by 20 feet
  • 620,000 gallons                                                                                 27,000 gallons
  • 4 feet to 13 feet deep                                                                       4'2" to 4'9" deep
  • 82.5 water temperature                                                                  94 - 96 Water temperature
  • Access by steps Hydro-lift and ladders



  • 33 Laps Short Course = 1 mile
  • 15 Laps Long Course = 1 mile



Swim Competition

The deep end will be closed on Friday, December 16th from 3:00pm - 7:00pm
(Shallow End Available for Public Swimming)
Both Pools will be closed for Public Swimming on Saturday, December 17th
Sunday, December 18th Regular Hours

Wacky Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, enjoy discounted admission and something fun for all age Wacky Wednesday includes the 

Inflatable Obstacle Course and family friendly movies (G or PG) in the lobby. 
TIME:     1:00 - 4:00pm - Movies, games and more
              1:00 - 3:00pm - Inflatable obstacle course

               - $2.00     Youth
               - $2.50     Senior
               - $3.25     Adult

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:   December 10th & 11th                                      

Time:    Saturday         10:00am - 5:00pm
             Sunday             1:00pm - 5:00pm

Open Boating                

November & December - No Open Boating

  •    Practice time for canoes, kayaks, and rafts:
  •   The patio gate opens at 6:45pm for boat cleaning.  
  •   Time 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  •   All water crafts must be rinsed off on the patio prior to pool entry.
  •   All boats must be out of the water by 8:00pm
  •   Boaters must provide their own boat.
  •   All participants must purchase a wristband from the front desk before entering the pool.
  •  Life jackets are recommended for participants.  








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 Contact Information

Walkup Aquatic Center
2760 Canyon Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Denise McCoy    
Aquatic Center Program Manager
Wendy Lott        
Aquatic Center Program Coordinator
Telephone: 505-662-8170
Fax:            505-662-8034

Fall/Winter Long Course Schedule

September-December 2016

Mondays & Wednesdays
(Long Course) 
Monday & Wednesday 
Main Pool/Therapy Pool Closed
(Change over)
Monday-Friday (Main Pool)
(Short Course)
Lap & Recreational Swim
Lap & Recreational Swim
Lap & Recreational Swim 
Rental Equipment
Did you know that you can rent
miniature golf clubs, tennis
rackets, and snow shoes from
the Aquatic Center?
Birthday Parties
Ask us about having your next
birthday party at the pool! Rental
includes balloons, discounted
pool admission, tables & chairs,
and a banner.  Fee is $66 for two