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Aquatic Center Swimming

            

 

NEW! The County's Parks, Recreation, & Facility Reservation Website is LIVE! Click here to see what's available and reserve your Aquatic Center classes & passes!

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June - August 2016 Summer 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

 

Distances

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

 

 

   

 

 

 

 Aquatic Center Calendar

5/31/2016 6:00 AM   Summer Long Course Lap Lane Schedule  
Both Pools Closed for change over to short course
10:30am - 11:00am Monday - Thursday
 
Main Pool Closed Fridays
10:30am - 11:00am for change over to short course
Therapy Pool Open Regular Schedule
6/5/2016 1:00 PM   Closed on Sundays During the Summer 
Walkup Aquatic Center Closed on Sundays during the Summer with the exception of Warm Water Weekends which will be held on the following dates:
 
                           ...
7/16/2016 10:00 AM   Warm Water Weekend 
Family Fun for everyone!
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday     1:00pm - 5:00pm

 Contact Information

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

Telephone: 505-662-8170
Fax:            505-662-8034
Email:         lacrec@lacnm.us

 

Winter Long Course Schedule

January - May

Mondays & Wednesdays
6:00am-10:30am
(Long Course) 
Monday & Wednesday Main Pool & Therapy Pool Closed
(Change over)
10:30am-11:00am
 
Monday-Friday (Main Pool)
11:00am-7:00pm
(Short Course)
Lap & Recreational Swim
Saturday
10:00am-5:00pm
Lap & Recreational Swim
Sunday
1:00pm-5:00pm
Lap & Recreational Swim 
 
 

Summer Long Course Schedule

June - August

Monday - Friday
6:00am-10:30am
(Long Course) 
Monday - Thursday Main Pool & Therapy Pool Closed
(Change over)
10:30am-11:00am
 
Main Pool Closed Fridays
10:30am-11:00am for change over
Therapy Pool Open Regular Hours
 
Monday-Friday (Main Pool)
11:00am-7:00pm
(Short Course)
Lap & Recreational Swim
Saturday
10:00am-5:00pm
Lap & Recreational Swim
Closed on Sundays except for Warm Water Weekends