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Pool Locations and Hours

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Due to lifeguard staffing shortages, weekday hours at the Monroe Street Pool have been reduced. Thank you for your patience as we work to secure additional lifeguard coverage a the Monroe Street Pool. 

Monroe Street Pool
Weekdays            6 a.m. to 10: 30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Weekends          8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (no change) 

Alga Norte Aquatic Center
Weekdays           6 a.m. to 11 a.m., 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday              8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday                9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The Alga Norte Aquatic Center located in Alga Norte Community Park offers a 56-meter competition pool, a 25-yard 12-lane instruction pool, a warm water spa for adults, 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards, a splash pad for children and a fitness room. Learn more about our Aquatics Programs.

The Alga Norte Spa has resumed operations as of March 22, 2023, and is open for use. Thank you for your patience while we resolved the issue.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


  • Adults: $5
  • Youth: $3
  • Masters Drop In: $7
  • Water Aerobics Drop In: $7


  • A 56-meter competition pool with a bulkhead and viewing bleachers
  • A 25-yard 12-lane swim instruction pool
  • A warm water spa for adults
  • A splash pad for children
  • Main locker room/restrooms
  • Meeting room
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