Effective Monday, March 8th, the Mount Rainier High School  (MRHS) will start its “Fall” Girls Swim and Dive Team Practices and Meets. Due to COVID-19, they will have to spread their practices out to 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.




MRHS GIRLS SWIM TEAMS PRACTICES: The Mt. Rainier High School Swim and Highline School District Dive Teams will practice form 3:00-6:00pm on Monday through Friday. Due to COVID-19 directives, they will be using the pool and extra 30-minutes each day.




MRHS GIRLS SWIM MEETS: The Mt. Rainier High School Swim and Dive Team home meets will be the following Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The pool will be closed from 1:00-6:00pm on these days.




  • Tuesday, March 16
  • Tuesday, March 23
  • Tuesday, March 30
  • Thursday, April 1
  • Tuesday, April 6
  • Thursday, April 8



MRHS BOYS SWIM TEAMS PRACTICES AND MEETS: The Mt. Rainier High School Boys Swim and Highline School District Dive Teams will announce their practices and meet schedules at a later time. This schedule should start after the end of the girls season.




EFFECTS ON SCHEDULE: Private swim teams, lap swimming and water walking will be adjusted to the schedule below. Both High School Seasons should only last for fourteen weeks. Toward the end of the season, we will provide another schedule update.




IMPORTANT! Please read the following guidelines and be aware of them before visiting the pool for your chosen activity. 






NEW!  UPDATED SCHEDULE: See schedule (effective Monday,  March 8) at bottom of email. (Swim Lessons take effect March 2, 2021)




SHOWERING: Come ready to swim with your swimsuit on under your clothes. With showers closed, it is critical that everyone takes a cleansing shower before arriving at the pool.  Showering before entering the pools helps ensure clean, clear and safe water conditions.




FUTURE UPDATES: Due to the complexity of the Pandemic and State Directives there will be more future updates. If you were forwarded this email or linked to it on social media or the website, please use the buttons below to sign up for future updates. Finally, please help us spread the word by sharing the information with the button below.




CONTACT: Do you have more questions or would like to speak to someone in person? Our Aquatics Coordinator, Lauryne Newman, is here to help. You can call her directly at (206) 824-4722 or email her at lauryne.newman@desmoinespool.org.




We hope to have more information on other programming coming in the future as conditions change! Thank you for following these communications.




Click here for schedule taking effect on January 21st.