Swimming pools
Anchorage Parks and Recreation

West Pool

​West Pool is a 6 lane 25 yd. pool and home of the TWISTED TALON Water Slide!

Evening Lap, Parent and Me, and Open Swim​ will be CANCELED on the following Fridays:

Sept. 17th
Oct. 15th

Lap Swim

Afternoon Lap ​      Mon-Fri          11:00a - 12:30p
Evening Lap          Mon-Thur       6:30p - 7:30p
                              Fri                   5:30p - 7:00p
Weekend Lap        Sat & Sun      10:00a - 11:30a
Senior Lap*           Sat & Sun       9:00a - 10:00a

*Pass Only

Open Swim

Evening Open Swim               Thurs    7:30p - 9:00p
                                                   Fri      7:00p - 8:30p
Weekend Open Swim     Sat & Sun     1:15p - 2:45p​

Parent and Me Swim

Parent & Me Swim is available for families with young children 3 and under. Parents must accompany their children in the water. Siblings are welcome, however, space is limited to the Kiddie Pool and Slide Pool, as the time is shared with our Lap Swim Program. The diving board and slide will not be available.  See times listed above.

Afternoon        Mon-Fri         11:00a - 12:30p​
Evening          Mon - Thur     6:30p - 7:30p
                                   Fri       5:30p - 7:00p
Weekend        Sat & Sun      10:00a - 11:30a


Slide is $2.00 plus general admission.  Kids under the age of 7 years must be accompanied down the slide with paying customer 13 or older, and be accompanied by a paying adult in the water at all times.


Rentals are typically 1 hour in pool with 1 hour in the Party Room to follow.  Rentals can be more than 1 hour if space is available.  Full payment is required when reserving, and is a first-come-first-serve basis.  For additional information, check availability or to schedule your next pool rental, contact 907-​258-2017.​

Sat & Sun      11:45a-12:45p, 3:00p-4:00p, 4:15p-5:15p​
Hourly Rental Fees with Slide

  • $200 for 1-25 bathers
  • $235 for 26-50 bathers

Lesson Schedule

SwimAmerica Lessons
Swim lessons are offered through the Alaska SwimAmerica Lesson Program Monday - Thursday.  For additional information or to register for classes, please visit their website at:  www.teamunify.com

NOTE: Activities & tim​​es are subject to change and/or cancellation.

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Contact Info

West Pool
1700 Hillcrest Drive
Phone: 907-343-4506


Jim Reeves
​Aquatics Supervisor