Aquatic Center
Contact Info
Pool

Contact Info

505-662-8170

505-662-8034

lacrec@lacnm.us

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

Distances 

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 (September - December)

  Long Course Short Course Open Swim Closed 
         
Sunday

 1:00pm - 5:00pm  1:00pm - 5:00pm  
 


 
 
 
Monday  6:00am - 10:30am  11:00am - 7:00pm  11:00am - 7:00pm   10:30am-11:00am
         
Tuesday
  6:00am - 7:00pm  11:00am - 7:00pm  
         
Wednesday  6:00am - 10:30am  11:00am - 7:00pm  11:00am - 7:00pm  10:30am - 11:00am
         
Thursday
 6:00am - 7:00pm  11:00am - 7:00pm
         
Friday
 6:00am - 7:00pm  11:00am - 7:00pm   
         
Saturday
 10:00am - 5:00pm   10:00am - 5:00pm   


Therapy Pool Schedule (September - December)

  Fun Time with Toys Adult Swim Open Swim Fitness Class  Swim Lessons & Adult Swim  Closed     
 
             
Sunday   1:00pm - 2:00pm
           
 
 3:00pm - 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
   
Monday  3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
 6:00am - 10:30am
 2:00pm - 3:00pm
12:00pm - 2:00pm
11:00am-12:00pm
           
4:00pm - 6:45pm 10:30am - 11:00am    
 



 






   
Tuesday   3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 11:00am
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
11:00am - 2:00pm     4:00pm - 6:45pm      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Wednesday   3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 10:30am
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
 12:00pm - 2:00pm  11:00am - 12:00pm 4:00pm - 6:45pm 10:30am - 11:00am    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Thursday   3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 11:00am
2:00pm - 3:00pm  
11:00am - 2:00pm   4:00pm - 6:45pm      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Friday   9:30am - 11:00am
 3:00pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 9:30am
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
 12:00pm - 2:00pm  11:00am- 12:00pm        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Saturday   10:00am - 2:00pm 2:00pm - 3:00pm   3:00pm - 5:00pm          

Scheduled Events

Wacky Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, enjoy discounted admission and something fun for all ages.  Wacky Wednesday includes the Inflatable Obstacle Course and family friendly movies (G or PG) in the lobby.
Time:          1:00pm - 4:00pm - Movies, games and more
                   1:00pm - 3:00pm - Inflatable obstacle course

Discounted Fees:
- $2.00 Youth
- $2.50 Senior
- $3.25 Adult

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: December    9 & 10
            January       13 & 14
            February      17 & 18
            March           17 & 18
              
             
          
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.

When:       January 30th, 2018 (No Open Boating Nov. & Dec.)
Time:         7:00pm - 8:00pm  Front Desk window closes at 7:15pm   
Fee:            $5.00 per person 

Despicable Me 3

Dive-Movie

Enjoy Despicable Me 3 while floating in the main pool. The water is warmer, and participants can enjoy the movie while floating in the shallow end or lounging in the training room, fee includes admission and treats.

When:    Friday, December 8 
Time:      7:00pm - 8:45pm, Doors open at 6:30pm
Fee:        $5.00 per person
Ages:      All ages

Ticket sales begin November 13th purchase at Walkup Aquatic Center or on-line  

Egg Splash

Join us at the Aquatic Center and gather some of the hundreds of floating eggs in the pool! Each egg qualifies for a prize!

When:           TBA for 2018
Time:            1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fees:            $2.50 per person
Ages:           16 years old and under, limit 150 participants

Event begins at 1:00pm by age group


Birthday Parties

The Walkup Aquatic Center has a multi-purpose room just off the deck for a convenient swimming party!

Rental includes: balloons, 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


Staff

Denise McCoy
Aquatic Center Program Manager

Wendy Lott
Aquatic Center Program Coordinator