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Ballard Pool


Pool Information: (206) 684-4094
Address: 1471 NW 67th St (Map It)
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Located in the heart of Ballard, we offer a wide array of aquatics programs for all ages.

Pool Features:

  • Pool size: 25 yard/6 lane
  • 1m diving board
  • Rope swing
  • Exercise equipment
  • Spa/warm water pool (99 degrees)
  • Slide
  • 2 family changing rooms
  • Pool Temperature: 85 degrees

Lesson programs include:

tot lessons (6 months to 4 years of age), kinder lessons, youth lessons, youth competitive stroke lessons, adult and senior adult lessons, and private lessons.

Exercise classes include:

aqua jogging, hyrdofit exercise, and water exercise.

We also offer:

family swim, public swim, and lap swim times.


  • Accessibility
  • Ada lift
  • Portable access stairs

* You are welcome to enjoy this facility. Please wear appropriate swimwear. If you feel you need an individual accommodation, we invite you to speak with the Pool Coordinator or the Swim Beach Manager.

Deep Water Swim Test

To ensure the safety of children and youth using our pools, in order for swimmers younger than 18 to go into the deep end, Seattle Parks and Recreation requires a swim test. The test consists of swimming two widths of the pool. While crawl stroke is preferred, alternate methods of swimming can be acceptable if the child is swimming with the body in a prone position and is making good forward progress. For additional safety, the test may be more stringent if the pool is really crowded. Final determination is based on the judgment of the lifeguard on duty.

Alternately, the child can take the swim test using a personal flotation device (life jacket). Children who pass this modified test are allowed in the deep using a life jacket.


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