Pools and Splash

An adult and child swim in a pool

Whitlock pool is closed. All other indoor pool and splash locations are now open. Outdoor locations are now closed for the season.

View the hours dropdown below for current calendars.

HOURS MAY BE REDUCED DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGE

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Indoor Pool Schedules

Indoor pools operate year-round and are located in the city's four recreation centers. To view calendars, follow the links below.


Outdoor Pool and Splash Schedules 

NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

CARMODY OUTDOOR POOL AND SPLASH PAD 

Closed for the season.

GLENNON HEIGHTS POOL

Closed for the season.

MORSE PARK POOL

Closed for the season.

RAY ROSS SPLASH PAD 

Closed for the season.

SURFSIDE SPRAY PARK

Closed for the season.

Looking for a place to host pool party or birthday party, group activities or lessons, home school activities, and more? Look no further than our pool and splash facilities. We offer special event rentals and our staff can also help you customize a lesson or program to fit your needs.

View the list of reservable spaces below, then follow the links for details, including capacity, pricing and reservation requests.

Lakewood Link Recreation Center

Not currently accepting rental requests.

INDOOR LEISURE POOL

 People swim in the Link pool

  • Shallow leisure pool with play structure and water features
  • Separate gradual-slope pool with slide
  • Birthday party packages available

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Surfside Spray Park

Closed for the season.

 Kids play at Surfside Spray Park

  • Two splash pads
  • Shelter reservations will not be available in 2021.
  • After-hour private rentals will be available Friday-Sunday in 2021.

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Carmody Recreation Center

Not currently accepting rental requests.

INDOOR POOL

Carmody indoor pool.

  • Olympic-sized pool
  • 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards
  • (7) 50-meter lap lanes and (6) 25-yard lap lanes
  • Birthday party packages available

OUTDOOR POOL AND SPLASH PAD

Closed for the season.

Overview of Carmody outdoor pool

  • (8) 25-yard lap lanes
  • 900-ft splash pad with 12 water features
  • Picnic tables with umbrellas.

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Charles Whitlock Recreation Center

Not currently accepting rental requests.

INDOOR WARM WATER POOL

 An overview of Whitlock indoor pool

  • Assistive chair 
  • 90-93 degree water temperature

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Glennon Heights Park

Closed for the season.

OUTDOOR POOL AND BABY POOL 

A wide view of the entire pool area.

  • Diving board
  • Baby pool
  • Adjacent bath house
  • Picnic tables with umbrellas

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Green Mountain Recreation Center

Not currently accepting rental requests.

INDOOR POOL

 Green Mountain indoor pool overview

  • 25-meter facility
  • 6 lap lanes
  • 1-meter diving board
  • Shallow water area

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Morse Park

Closed for the season.

OUTDOOR POOL AND BABY POOL

 Overview of Morse pool

  • Slide
  • Climbing wall
  • Adjacent bath house
  • Baby pool
  • Picnic tables with umbrellas

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General Rules

Violation of these rules may result in suspension from the facility.

  • No alcohol allowed, as stated in Community Resources department rules
  • Obey the Lifeguard at all times.
  • Please shower before entering the pool.
  • Anyone under the age of seven must be accompanied by an adult, who is in the pool, within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Anyone 10 and younger must be accompanied by someone 12 or older.
  • No flotation devices unless approved by manager on duty.
  • No open swim during swimming lessons.
  • No food on the pool deck. Please consume in designated areas.
  • No rough play or running.
  • No sitting/standing on shoulders.
  • No hanging on lap lanes.
  • Swimming suit required; No street clothes allowed in the pool with the exception of a white shirt worn over a swimsuit.
  • Equipment may only be used by lap swimmers and class participants (kickboards, noodles, fins, pull buoys, dumbbells, etc.).
  • No diving in shallow area (5 ft and under).
  • No flips from the side.

Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and regulations and to respond to emergencies, but parents/guardians are ultimately responsible for the safety of your child.

Lap Swimmer Rules

  • Patrons are required to share lanes when needed.
  • Circle swimming is required when 3 or more people per lane.
  • Allow faster swimmers to pass.

Diving Board Rules

  • Diver must be able to swim the width of the pool before using the board.
  • No catching persons from the board.
  • Only one person on the board at a time.
  • Maximum of one bounce on board.
  • Dive or jump off the front of the board (not the side) and swim to the nearest ladder.
  • After diving, exit at the ladder.
  • No toys, equipment or life jackets may be used on the board.

Slide Rules

Violation of slide rules will result in slide privileges being suspended or removed.

  • One person at a time on the slide.
  • You must remain feet first from entry to exit.
  • No stopping.
  • No swimming in slide area.
  • The first person must exit before the next person begins.
  • No rough play or running on the stairs.
  • No spinning on the slide.
  • User must be able to swim unless otherwise approved.
  • Exit splash area immediately using the stairs.
  • Children may not be caught coming off the slide; parent/guardian may wait by the wall in the splash area.