Swimming Pools

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The City of Loveland has Many Swimming Options!

Outdoor Swimming is available at the Winona Pool, or at the Lake Loveland Swim Beach.

Chilson Recreation Center:
700 East Fourth Street
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 962-2FUN (2386)

The Chilson Recreation Center has two INDOOR pools, a steam room, an indoor & outdoor hot tub, and a variety of aquatics programs for you and the whole family to choose from! Handicapped accessible chair lift is available for all pool areas. Reservations for various Birthday Party Packages are also available. Please inquire at the front desk for more information.

Closures

If the swimming pools at the Chilson Recreation Center are scheduled to be closed for maintenance or other another known event forces a closure of the pool areas, it will be posted here.

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CLOSURES:

Please be aware that some pool areas are used for classes, and may be blocked from open swimming during certain hours. Please check the schedules below, or the quarterly Leisure Times Activity Guide for class information and further details. 

Leisure PoolLeisure Pool with Play Features

  • Lazy River with currents, geysers & vortex area - inner tubes are available!
  • Zero Depth Beach Entry
  • Children’s Play Features and Tot Slide
  • Speed Slide
  • “Bay” area for water Basketball/Volleyball
  • Fun for Everyone


Leisure Pool Schedule -

Open Swim
Monday-Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm 
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Lazy River - Adult Water Walking
Monday/Friday  6:00 am - 8:00 am 
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday  6:00 am - 7:00 am 
River Walking Class - varies M/W/F (see Leisure Times) 7:00 am - 10:00 am
The Bay
The Bay will NOT be available during regular swim lessons:
5:00-7:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
Aqua Classes
Monday/Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Speed Slide   
Monday-Friday  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Lap PoolLap Pool

  • 8 lane, 25 yard lap pool
  • Lap Swimming
  • Water Fitness Classes
  • Water walking
  • Swim lessons


Lap Pool Schedule -

Lap Swim
Monday - Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm;
11:30 am - 1:00 pm (Adult only - limited lanes)
Saturday    6:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday    11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open Swim  (Lap Swim lanes remain in place during Open Swim hours)
Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm 
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm 
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm 
Aqua Fitness  (see the latest Fitness Schedule for exact times/classes)
Monday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:45 pm; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:45 pm; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Swim Lessons
Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am  (Summer only)
Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  (September through May)

Please anticipate limited space availability during time frames listed for Aqua Fitness classes and Swim Lessons. Please see the Fitness Schedule for a detailed schedule of Aqua Fitness classes.

Pool Rules

Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied into the water by an individual 16 years of age or older, and stay within arms' reach of the child at all times.

Children ages 6-7 must be directly supervised and watched closely on the deck by an individual 16 years of age or older.

Youth under the age of 16 are not permitted to use the steam room or outdoor hot tub area.

Please limit the use of flotation devices in all bodies of water to water wings or small inner tubes (tubes for Lazy River are provided).

A full list of aquatics area policies is available at the Chilson Recreation Center Guest Services Desk and posted in the aquatics area.

You may see posters on display near the pool from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) encouraging proper cleanliness at the pool.  We take this very seriously!  
Here is one of the posters highlighting the "Six Steps for Healthy Swimming": 
FLYER (PDF)

 

Reader's Choice Awards
The Reporter Herald's Reader's Choice awards are voted on by the Citizens of Loveland, and are published annually in the Loveland Reporter Herald Newspaper's special section "Reader's Choice Awards."

  • 2011 Best Birthday Party Location: 2nd - Chilson Recreation Center