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Aquatic Center Swimming



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 Main and Therapy Pool Schedule.pdf

 Lap Swimming Etiquette 2016.pdf


The Aquatic Center is a world-class facility that offers diverse activities to users of all ages, income levels, fitness levels, and interests. The Aquatic Center provides safe and affordable recreation, instruction, fitness competitive and therapeutic programs for all interested citizens and visitors. The Aquatic Center is known internationally for high-altitude of 7,240 feet above sea level. Teams from around the world including Japan, Belgium, New Zealand, Germany, and many more have trained at this facility. Clubs from around the United States also make yearly training trips to the Walkup Aquatic Center. 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







 Aquatic Center Calendar

5/21/2016 10:00 AM   Warm Water Weekend  
Come make it a Family Fun Day!
Inflatable Obstacle Course is set up for everyone to enjoy!
Warmer water temperature!
5/22/2016 1:00 PM   Warm Water Weekend 
Another day of Fun!

 Contact Information

Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center
2760 Canyon Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Telephone: 505-662-8170

Fax:            505-662-8034


Winter Long Course Schedule

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