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Help us improve! Please take a few minutes of your time and complete a survey on Recreation Center Aquatics. If you or your family has participated in Recreation Center swim classes please consider filling out our swim lesson survey. We appreciate your time and feedback! 

Aquatics Survey - click here

Swim Lesson Survey - click here


Available Activities

The Laramie Community Recreation Center offers a variety of aquatic activities and programs for people of all ages. With three pools to choose from - an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and an eight-lane pool - the center provides everything from kayaking and scuba diving lessons to water aerobics and youth water play.

Specific activity and program information can be found in our Winter/Spring 2016 Guide.  Occasionally we offer large inflatables placed in the 8 Lane Pool for public use. 

  • The Aqua Challenge will be available in the 8 Lane Pool on the following Saturdays from 2-7p: 6/27 & 8/15. Free with your membership or the purchase of a day pass.
  • The Fun Run will be available on the 8 Lane on the following Saturdays from 1-4p: 6/6 & 8/22. Free with your membership or the purchase of a day pass. 

Learn to Swim Lessons can be found by clicking here.

Make a Splash

Thanks to Make a Splash, we are pleased to announce that the Laramie Recreation Center is offering Group Swim Lessons at a discount of 50%! Group Swim Lesson fees are: 18.50(members) and 24.00(non-members) after the discount, and is awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

The second session starts April 4-April 28. Registration is now open from January 2- March 26. 
There is a limited amount of the grant funding left. Hurry and sign-up now to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity!

Register on-line by visiting our website at:
https://parksandrec.cityoflaramie.org

The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. Through Make a Splash, the USA Swimming Foundation partners with learn-to-swim providers and water safety advocates across the country to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim. The USA Swimming Foundation has invested millions of dollars to provide grants to qualified Local Partner learn-to-swim programs, to spread national awareness, and to bring together strategic partners to end drowning. To date, more than 2 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600 qualified lesson providers across the nation.

Aquatic Fitness Classes

We are excited to offer Water Aerobics, Intro to Synchronized Swimming, Intro to Springboard Diving and Swimming for Dummies this summer! 

Fundamentals of Water Safety

Adults who never learned to swim or would like to learn the fundamentals of staying afloat to increase personal safety and confidence around water this class is for you! Join us for a fun learning experience. Ages 16+.

October 27 - 28                 5:30 - 7:30p

Fee: $37, ($48 non-members)      
            

Hydro Core

Push and pull against the water using core strength to stabilize you as you work to tone muscles. We use a variety of gear including dumbbells, noodles and kickboards. All fitness levels can get leaner and stronger in this low-impact workout. Instructor: Laura Shuler

Oct. 20 - Nov. 17      Tuesdays       7 - 8p

Fee: $22.50, ($30 non-members)            

*Increase your market exposure and help us continue to bring quality programs and events to our community! We are seeking sponsors for our Pumpkin Dunkin Event. Align your business with positive activities for our community. Contact Blaise Grant, Aquatics Coordinator, 721-5221 for more info.

Other Aquatic Offerings:

Private Swim Lessons

Water Safety Instructor Class

Lifeguard Training

First Aid / CPR & AED

click here for more information



Pool Schedule

  • Detailed Pool Schedule
  • Weekly Pool closures at-a-glance: 
    • 8 Lane Pool : closed from 10:00am to Noon every Tuesday.      
    • Leisure Pool : The main area of the pool is closed from 5-6:30p M-Th during swim lessons; the lap lanes & lazy river will be open during this time to adults only, 18 years and older
    • Whirlpool : closed every Tuesday at noon for the rest of the day for cleaning
    • Upcoming 8 Lane Closures


For the week of 11/23-27/2015

This is a very quiet week this week. Our swim lessons and Swim Americas swim lessons have ended.  
We have no events this week, so all pools are open all hours.

For the most up-to date information on pool availability call the Front Desk at 721-5269.
Additional closures are possible.

Aquatics Policies

The City of Laramie Recreation Division puts the safety of you and your children first. Please help us maintain a fun and safe environment by abiding by the following rules when utilizing our Aquatics areas.

  • Age restrictions
    • Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water & within arm’s reach at all times.
    • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water, actively supervising at all times.
    • Children 8-12 years must be directly supervised by an adult in the pool area.
    • Guardian must be 18 years of age
  • General information
    • No food, drink, or gum in pool facilities.
    • Glass containers and alcohol are not permitted at any time.
    • Inflatables are prohibited.
    • Anyone entering the pool must wear a swimsuit (no denim or cutoffs permitted).
    • All patrons must shower before entering the water.
    • Children under 3 or who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper or a diaper and snug plastic pants.
    • All diaper changing must be done in the family locker room.
    • Noodles and small toys are permitted in the indoor Leisure pool.
    • An aquatic wheel chair and aquatic lift are available for use; please ask the aquatic staff for assistance if needed.
  • Play features
    • All riders must enter the water feet first.
    • Walking up the slide is also prohibited.
    • Patrons must be 48" tall to use the large waterslides.
  • Whirlpool Use
    • Whirlpool users must be at least 16 years old.
    • Whirlpool use is limited to 15 minutes at a time.
  • 8 lane pool
    • All youth swimmers must pass a 25 yard swim, and 2 minute water tread test to utilize the 8 lane pool.
    • Do not go under or over ropes separating pool areas at any time
    • Lanes separated by lane lines are for lap swim only.
    • Kickboards are to be used by lap swimmers only.
  • Diving Board Use
    • No specialty dives.
    • Forward dives only.
    • No Lifejackets on diving board.

ACSD Pool Use

Form for School District Use of Pools

Contact Us

For additional information about aquatic programs and events, please contact the Aquatics Supervisor at (307) 721-5263.

Make a Splash

We are proud to partner with USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash Initiative. To learn more about Make a Splash, please click here.

USA Swimming Foundation


Recreation Center: 920 Boulder Dr.   |   Laramie, WY 82070   |   Ph: (307) 721-5269
Hours: Monday - Friday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm   |   Saturday 8:00 am – 8:00pm   |   Sunday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm