Aquatic Center
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Aquatic PoolJanuary and February Open BoatingJanuary 2020 Swim Lessons

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2760 Canyon Road

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

Scheduled Events

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

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:   January     11 & 12 
              February   15 & 16
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:       January 28, 2020
                February 25, 2020
Time:       7:00pm - 8:00pm  Front Desk window closes at 7:15pm   
Fee:         $5.00 per person 


The Los Alamos High School NJROTC will be hosting its first Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition. Teams will perform specific tasks and maneuver through underwater obstacle courses. 

Notice to regular pool users: Pool usage will be limited to the public during this event. Calm water is required for the event, therefore no swimming will be permitted on the shallow end from 10am - 2pm. There will also be limited space available in the Main & Therapy Pool.

Date:       January 25, 2020
Time:       8:00am - 2:00pm     
Fee:         Free Admission

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.

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.

Rentals are available at the Aquatic Center Front Desk


Denise McCoy
Aquatic Center Program Manager
505 662-8170 Office 

Wendy Lott
Aquatic Center Program Coordinator
505 662-8170 Office