Public Swim Sessions

Public Swim - Open to All Ages (schedule may vary based on staff availability) 

  • Masks are mandatory inside facility at all times for all individuals - regardless of vaccination status as of 8/20/21

Public Swim Age Restrictions

  • Any child under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult (age 18 or over) at all times.
  • Any child 6 years of age or under OR wearing a flotation device (water wings, vest...) must be accompanied by and kept within arm’s reach of an adult at all times (on deck and in water)
    • Maximum adult / child ratio for children 6 years of age and under: 1 adult / 2 children.

Session Schedule

August 9 - Seasonal Close 

  • Fri:  5:00pm - 7:00pm 
    • facility entrance doors close at 5:45 pm, no drop-in registration after that time,
    • if less than 10 people are registered/signed in by 5:45 pm, the swim session will end at 6:30 pm,
    • if no one is registered/signed in by 5:45 pm the session will be canceled.
  • Sat:  2:00pm - 4:00pm 
    • facility entrance doors close at 2:45 pm, no drop-in registration after that time,
    • if less than 10 people are registered/signed in by 2:45 pm, the swim session will end at 3:30 pm,
    • if no one is registered/signed in by 2:45 pm the session will be canceled.

On-line Registration: https://secure.rec1.com/NM/alamogordo-recreation/catalog.

SEASONAL POOL CLOSURE - last session is on Sat, 10/30, pool  closed as of 10/31, 2021.

Session Information

  • Deep end, splash pad and slide are not available at this time due to limited staffing, programming and/or maintenance issues. 
  • Appropriate swim attire required
    • Males - swim trunks, board shorts and swim shirts allowed (do not wear basketball/athletic shorts, denim cut offs or cotton shirts)
    • Females - one or modest two piece swim suits, swim shorts and swim shirts allowed (do not wear g-string or thong bikinis, basketball/athletic shorts, denim cut offs or cotton shirts)
    • Infants & Toddlers - must wear swim diapers or rubber pants while in pool (do not wear regular diapers or underwear in the pool)
  • Water toys - small water toys are allowed in the pool (i.e., diving rings, inflatable beach ball...). Please do not bring in large flotation devices or toys and/or non-water throwing toys as they pose a safety concern (i.e, football, basketball...)  
  • Food and drink are allowed ONLY in a the designated patio area - no glass containers allowed.

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