Northern Wasco county Aquatic Center 

Recreation & Aquatic Manager: Rebecca Thomson

Aquatic Supervisor: Dawson Hoffman

Dry Side Manager: Lori Cimmiyotti

602 W 2nd Street
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

Aquatic Center Telephone: (541) 298-2020

District Office Telephone: (541) 296-9533

***Pool Schedule Changes/Closure June 22nd- 24th***

The annual Ted Walker Swim Meet that takes place every summer will be held this weekend June 22nd-24th and will affect the operating hours of the public pool. Please see schedule below:

Friday, June 22nd

Pool CLOSES at noon, no family swim, open swim, or evening swim lessons.

Saturday, June 23rd

Pool CLOSED all day for swim meet.

Sunday, June 24th

Pool CLOSED all day for swim meet.

Splash Park will still be on normal operating hours of 9am-9pm Friday & 12pm-6pm Saturday & Sunday.

Hello Summer 2018!

The pool is open Saturdays and Sundays until June 15th.


Family Swim & Aqua Exercise:

Everyday: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m


Open Swim: 

Monday - Friday:

1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m. through August 17th

Saturday & Sunday: 

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Lap Swim:

Monday - Friday: 

6 a.m. - 10 a.m. Long Course

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Short Course

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Long Course

7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Short Course through August 17th

Saturday & Sunday: 

12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Short Course


Swim Lessons:

Monday - Friday:

10:10 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

 4:35 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.


The Dalles Swim Team: 

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Mondays & Wednesdays Only: 

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m


Splash Pad:                                               

Open May - June 15th as weather permits. Please check availability.

Schedule for June 15th - August 17th

Monday - Friday:   9 a.m. - 9 p.m.                                    

Saturday & Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m


Private Pool Rentals: 

Call for price and availability.

Saturday & Sunday:

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Activity Descriptions

Family Play Swim

Recreational swim for parents and children. Enjoy the shallow water, inner tubes, water basketball and more. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied in water by parent or guardian. Non-swimmers & children under 48” in height must have a parent or guardian in the water within arms reach at all times.  There will be at least two lanes available for lap swim during this activity.

Open Play Swim

Swimming and diving areas are open to all ages. Non-Swimmers and children under 48 inches in height must have a parent or guardian in the water within arms reach at all times. Enjoy 140 feet of water slide fun and deep water aqua-climbing wall!  There will be at least two lanes available for lap swim during this activity.

Lap Swim

For those of all skills and abilities who wish to swim laps to improve or maintain fitness and health. Great for cardiorespiratory fitness. Swim at your own pace or enjoy camaraderie of working-out with others. 50 meter long course swim times are identified on the daily schedule (50m).

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are taught to youth ages 6 months - 13 years old. Swim lesson sessions meet for 30 minutes in two week groupings. Please see our swim lesson page for additional information.

The Dalles Swim Team (TDST)

The Dalles Swim Team (TDST) is a USA Swimming affiliated swim team serving youth ages 4-18 years old. Additional information can be found on their website.