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BernCo Pools to Open This Weekend

3:17 PM

Break out the swimsuits, sun block, and bring a mask to the opening of the Rio Grande Pool and the South Valley Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 29.

There will be three recreation swim sessions daily to accommodate as many swimmers as possible under the state coronavirus (COVID-19) health order.  While masks for vaccinated individuals are not required, mask use is recommended upon entering the facility and while relaxing and not in the water.

Hours for the Rio Grande Pool and South Valley Aquatics Center are as follows:

  • Session 1: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Session 2:  1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Session 3:  3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Swimmers and guests will need to exit each pool location when the recreation session ends and are only allowed one session per day.

Costs to swim are:

  • Adult (18+) $4.25
  • Youth (6-17) $3.25
  • Tots (0-5) $2.00
  • Group rate (10+ people) $2.00
  • Lap swim $3.00
  • Spectators $3.00
  • Seniors (60+) and veterans free

The Alameda Splash Pad is slated to open on Thursday, June 3 and will observe the same hours of operation as the swimming pools listed above.  
Cost to use the splash pad is $2 per person.

Private rentals can now be booked at all three facilities for use from 5 – 9 p.m. with a minimum two-hour booking and maximum of four hours.  
South Valley Aquatic Center and Alameda Splash Pad are available daily. Rio Grande Pool only accepts weekend rentals.

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