Welcome to the Mount Rainier Pool.

The Mount Rainier Pool is a six-lane indoor pool with a moveable bulkhead that allows the pool to be used for deep and shallow water activities. The pool offers American Red Cross Swim Lessons, water exercise, lap swim, family and open swim, special events, birthday party rentals, swim and dive team practices and water walking. It also has affordable fees, scholarships and accepts Prime Fitness and SilverSneakers and Silver and Fit for seniors. It is located on the Mount Rainier High School campus in Des Moines, Washington.
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JANUARY SCHEDULE UPDATE:: (December 31st Update) Please click link to see our updated schedule effective Monday, January 4th. An updated schedule for February and beyond will be coming out in late-January. Click here for updated schedule.

Effective January 4th, the Mount Rainier Pool is open:

  • Mornings: Monday-Friday, 5:30am-1:00pm
  • Evenings: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Closed for Private Swim Teams and Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00-7:30pm
  • Saturdays: 8:00am-1:15pm
  • Sundays: Closed

ALL TIMES ARE APPOINTMENT ONLY! Visit www.mtrainierpool.com for more information. (All changes follow new safety protocols for COVID-19.) Click here to see schedule to make appointments. To make an appointment, call us at (206) 824-4722. (Reservations can be made two business days before.) PLEASE BE AWARE OF OUR NEW “NO SHOW” FEE.

Water Exercise is available: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00-9:00am, Monday-Friday, 9:15-10:15am and Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm. Classes are limited to first 8 reservations. We now offer Silver (Insurance) Water Exercise on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:15-10:15am. Click here to view Water Exercise Guidelines.

Lap Swimming is available during all open times, but you must make an appointment. Lanes are limited to 1 lap swimmer or 2 members of the same household. Click here to view Lap Swimming Guidelines.

Water Walking is available during most operational hours. Water walking is one person per allotted space. Click here to view Water Walking Guidelines.

High-Risk Swim Times: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00-9:00am is available for lap swimming and water walking for individuals at a high-risk for COVID-19.

Future Updates: All other programming will be coming Winter 2021. Click here to be notified when the schedule changes.

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Swim Lessons
Swim lessons are available to all ages for group, semi-private and private lessons. All lessons are led by certified American Red Cross Instructors.

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Do you want a little open time in the pool to swim with the family, water-walk or hangout with your friends? We also have Family Swim Time available too. See Upcoming Events for special open swims.

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Water Exercise

Let the water help you fight gravity while you get a great workout! Check out morning and evening options.

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Lap Swim
Get the most of your time with up to six lanes and an open lane usually available. Use our interactive calendar for more information.

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Events all year
School’s Out Events
Looking for an affordable event to keep your kids busy on full or half days off. Click button below to view upcoming events.
Special Events
Check out our full calendar of special events with events for everyone. Click button below to view upcoming events.
Rentals and Parties
Are you looking at having your own birthday party, organization party or corporate event? Click here for more information.

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