Aquatics Facility

The Avon Recreation Department offers a diverse selection of aquatics offerings. Whether you're interested in Water Aerobics, Masters Swimming, or a USA Competitive Swim Team, our trained staff and 15,000 square foot aquatics facility has something for everyone.

Aquatics Features

  • 5-lane lap pool
  • Lazy River
  • Zero-depth entry kids pool
  • 140-foot water slide
  • Aquaclimb climbing wall
  • Diving well with diving board
  • Hot tub 
  • Sauna 
  • Steam room 
Please refer to the LAP POOL SCHEDULE to see the most accurate lap lane availability.
  1. Kacy Carmichael

    Aquatics Superintendent
    Phone: 970-748-4081

  2. Zak Kornhauser

    Aquatics Supervisor
    Phone: 970-748-4064

Open Swim Hours

Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
                          4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Slide and Water Feature Hours

Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                           4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*Effective Monday, August 29, all pools will close from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday and close at 7:00 PM each day. The steam room and sauna will remain open during the general facility hours. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Lap Swim Hours

Monday-Friday, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                          4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Lap swimming is available throughout the entire day. There is no lap swimming when 5 lanes are being utilized for scheduled programs.

Space is limited in the Fall, Winter and Spring, Monday-Friday between 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM and between 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM. In the Summer, space is limited between 8:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

General Pool Rules

  • No shoes or boots on pool deck. Please use locker rooms to change.
  • No running, pushing or horseplay.
  • No food or drink on pool deck. Water is permitted.
  • No candy or chewing gum in pools.
  • No glass containers allowed on the pool deck or locker rooms.
  • Shower before entering the pools.
  • Diving is permitted in designated areas only.
  • Swimming suits/shorts required. No street clothes or under clothes are permitted. Swim shirts (spandex/lycra material) are permitted, no cotton!
  • Patrons with infectious or communicable diseases are not allowed in the pools.
  • No misuse of pool noodles or inner tubes (biting, swinging, smacking, etc.)
  • Diaper age children MUST wear a swim diaper. ($2 at Front Desk if needed)
  • Conduct that may endanger the welfare of other patrons is prohibited.

Safety Breaks

  • Safety Breaks are 15 minutes in length and are called on a set schedule each day.
  • The leisure pool, slide, lazy river and dive well will be closed for use during a Safety Break.
  • Adults who are in the jacuzzi or exercising are permitted to continue using the pool area but otherwise are asked to exit the water.
  • All children under the age of 18 years old must exit all pools during a Safety Break.
  • Additional Safety Breaks may be called based on bather load and staffing needs.

Age Requirements

  • Children age 4 and under must have a parent/guardian in the water with them, staying within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Children ages 5-8 years old must be ACTIVELY supervised by an adult, 13 years or older  who is on the pool deck.

Big Slide Rules Overview

  • One rider at a time.
  • Riders must go down feet first, on their back or bottom.
  • Height requirement of 4 ft. (48 inches) to go down Big Slide. 
  • Parents/guardians are NOT PERMITTED to go down the slide with children.

Diving Board Rules Overview 

  • One person is allowed on the board at a time.
  • Wait until the person in front of you is to the pool's edge.
  • Dives must be frontward with a forward rotation.
  • Parents/guardians are NOT PERMITTED to catch or lower children from the diving board.
  • Children wearing flotation devices are permitted to use the diving board as long as (1) a parent/guardian is present in the dive well and (2) the child must jump straight off the board.

Climbing Wall Rules Overview

  • One climber on the wall at a time.
  • Climbers must start in the water not from the pool deck. Climbers are not permitted to use the side of the pool deck to assist them in climbing.
  • Feet first entry from the wall. No flips or twists of any kind.
  • No swimming in the "Drop Zone." "Drop Zone" is 5' to each side of the wall and extends 5’ into the dive well.
  • You must be able to swim in deep water to use wall. Anyone using a flotation aide is not permitted to use the wall (i.e. water wings, life jackets, buoyant swim suits). Parents/guardians are not permitted to assist children while using the climbing wall.