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Parks and Recreation

West Pool


1700 Hillcrest Drive

Manager: Jeff Matthis

You can reach the pool after 5p Monday - Friday


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Home of the TWISTED TALON Water Slide!

Pool Schedule 

Lap Swim    M-F* 5:30-7a
M/W 6:30-7:30p
F 5:30-7:30p
  M-F 11a-12N
  Sa 10-11a
  Su 5:30-7p
      Sr Citizen                   Sa 11a-12N
Open Swim



F 7:30-9p
Sa 1:30-3p
Su 4-5:30p
Parent & Me Open Swim M/W 6:30-7:30p
        M-F 11a-12N
F 5:30-7:30p
Su 5:30-7p
Rentals  M/W 7:30-9p
M-W (United PT)     10-11a
Sa 12:15-1:15p
Su 11a-3:45p
 No Lap, Open or Parent & Me Swims Sept 13, Oct 4, 18

 *Punch ticket or pass only

Slide Admission is $2 extra for 4yrs. thru adult. Pool may reach maximum capacity, so arrive early. Kids under the age of 7 years must ride slide with a paying teen or adult and be accompanied by a paying adult in the water at all times.

Hourly Rental Fees with Slide
  • $200 for 1-25 bathers
  • $235 for 26-50 bathers

Rentals are typically 1 hour in pool with 1 hour in the Party Room to follow.  Longer rentals are available.  For additional information, to check on availability or to schedule your next pool rental, contact 258-2017.

Lesson Schedule

SwimAmerica Lessons

Swim lessons are offered through the Alaska SwimAmerica Lesson Program at Dimond for SUMMER.  For additional information or to register for classes, call or fax 258-SWIM (7946).

Municipal Lessons

West Pool staff will be offering Tu/Th lessons this summer between 5-6:30p and are 30 minutes in duration.

Lessons                                                           Cost    
Jul 8-Jul 24 Tu/Th       $57
Aug 5-Aug 14 Tu/Th $38

Parent & Me Open Swim

Parent & Me Open Swims are available for families with young children (3 and under). Parents must accompany their children in the water. Space is limited as the time is shared with other evening and midday lap swims. See times listed under pool schedule above.

Pool Closures

July 4/5 Fri/Sat Independence Day
Sept 1 Mon Labor Day

 NOTE: Activities & times are subject to change and/or cancellation.

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    • Parks and Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 630, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-4355