Aquatic Center
Contact Info

Contact Info



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



Summer Main Pool Schedule (June 4 - August 17)

  Long Course Short Course Open Swim Closed 
Sunday          Closed Sundays - Open only during the Warm Water Weekends listed below:
                       June 16 & 17, July 14 & 15, August  11 & 12 1:00pm-5:00pm 

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

Summer Therapy Pool Schedule (June 4 - August 17)

  Fun Time with Toys Adult Swim Open Swim Fitness Class  Swim Lessons & Adult Swim  Closed     
Sunday          Closed Sundays - Open only during the Warm Water Weekends
                       June 16 & 17, July 14 & 15, August 11 & 12 1:00pm - 5:00pm               
Monday  3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 9:30am
2:00pm - 3:00pm
12:00pm - 2:00pm
4:00pm - 6:45pm 10:30am - 11:00am    


Tuesday   3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 9:30am
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
11:00am - 2:00pm     4:00pm - 6:45pm 10:30am - 11:00am    
Wednesday   3:00pm - 4:00pm
 6:45pm - 7:00pm
6:00am - 9:30am
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 - 9:30am
2:00pm - 3:00pm  
11:00am - 2:00pm   4:00pm - 6:45pm 10:30am - 11:00am    
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

Freaky Fridays 

Every Friday, enjoy discounted admission and something fun for all ages. Freaky Fridays includes the giant 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

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:    August      11th & 12th 

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:       July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
                  August 7th, 14th

Time:        7:00pm - 8:00pm  Front Desk window closes at 7:15pm
Fee:            $5.00 per person 


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 Freaky Friday'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