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Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center

 

The Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center

 

POOL INFORMATION

The Walkup Aquatic Center is a world-class facility that offers diverse activities to patrons of all ages, incomes, fitness levels, and interest levels. The facility offers affordable recreation, instruction, fitness, competitive programs, and therapeutic programs for all interest citizens and visitors. The Aquatic Center is known internationally for providing high-altitude training to swim teams in our Olympic-sized pool at an altitude of 7,245 feet above sea level. Please explore the website for more information about services at the pool.

Aquatics Recreation Waiver.pdf

 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday       6:00am -  8:00pm (check swim schedule for lap and recreation swim)

Friday                          6:00am -  7:00pm (check swim schedule for lap and recreation swim)

Saturday                      10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday                        1:00pm -   5:00pm

*Schedule for swim times is on the Spring Schedule Page

 MAIN POOL

  • 50 meters by 25 yards
  • 620,000 gallons
  • 4 feet - 13 feet deep
  • 82.5 - 83.5 F water temperature
  • Access by steps, hydro-lift, and ladders

Amenities:

  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Movable bulkhead
  • Two 1-meter diving boards
  • Water basketball hoop
  • USS regulation diving blocks
  • Rental locks available

THERAPY POOL

  • 40 feet by 20 feet
  • 27,000 gallons
  • 4'2" - 4'9" deep
  • 94-96 F water temperature
  • Access by ramp, ladders

Amenities

  •  Water wheelchairs
  • Underwater railing
  • Tot dock - 3ft. x 10 ft. platform

Holiday & Event Closures

 

May 17                                   Staff Training

May 26                                   Memorial Day              

 Aquatic Center Calendar

4/25/2014 7:00 PM   Dive-In Movie  
Cloudy with Chance of Meatballs 2
It's a movie party in the pool!!
$5.00 per person
Popcorn, treats, beverages and glow sticks included with fee!
 
5/10/2014 10:00 AM   Warm Water Weekend 
  • Warmer Water Temerature
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Inner-Tubes
  • Water Basketball
  • Water Toys
5/11/2014 1:00 PM   Warm Water Weekend 
A Day of Fun!!