Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Facilities > Palmer Pool

Palmer Pool is located at the back of Palmer High School in Palmer. It has been open since 1982, and has offered exercise, swimming lessons, and fun for 35 years.

 The pool is available for a range of activities like lap swim, lessons, open swim, kids parties, and school activities. Scroll down for our schedule, fees and rules.

To reach the pool call 861-7670 or the info line at 861-7676

Tim Pickard: Pool Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Northern Lights Swim Club practice daily 5:30pm-7:00pm.

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Swim Lessons

We still have openings for July swim lessons. 

Open Registration for September classes will be August 3rd @ 5:30pm and will continue untill all classes are full.  If you miss the date don't worry we will continue to register for any available classes.  Also coming August 3rd we will have the first roll out of an online registration.  We will have a select # classes to offer online:  Home School W/F and W semi private classes while getting used to the process then build up eventually to online registration only for swim lessons.  A link has been provided below to create an account, add swimmer/s info.  Soon all classes will be available in this new format.

https://ecommerce.matsugov.us/Pages/CD/Swim/MySwimmers.aspx

Instructional video links

Register for Swim Lessons

Pay for Swim Lessons

 

Summer Daytime, and Evening classes offered.

Semi-private classes on Wednesdays as well as private one on one classes on Mondays or Thursdays.  Please inquire at the Palmer pool for more info.

PARENT/CHILD LESSONS:

For parents and small children (8 months to three years.)  Parents will be entering the water with their children.  Tuesdays @ 5:45-6:15.

PRESCHOOL LESSONS:

Will be offered various different times:
AM classes are Tuesday/ Thursday and Wednesday/ Friday mornings.

Evening are Monday/ Wednesday and Tuesday/ Thursday between 5:30-7:00pm.

 

YOUTH LESSONS

Homeschool classes are Wednesday and Friday between 10am and 11:30am.

Evening youth lessons on Monday/ Wednesday and Tuesday/ Thursday between 5:30-7:00pm.

ADULT CLASSES

This class is geared to anyone over 16 who would like to learn to swim or improve existing skills-We can help you reach those goals.

This class meets Wednesdays on a regular basis.
 (4) classes for $40.00
This class will meet 8:15 - 9:00pm.

 

Schedule

 

Pool Rules

  • Anyone under 9 must have a responsible individual of at least 13 yrs old in the water with them at all times.
  • Hot tub is for ages 18 and up.
  • The services of the Hot Tub and diving boards cannot be guaranteed.

Pool Facility Rules

  1. Payment is required before swimming.
  2. No alcohol or drugs are allowed on premises. Any and all persons exhibiting such behavior are required to leave without a refund, or will be denied admittance and be reported to the proper authorities.
  3. Persons with open wounds, sores, or any communicable disease may not enter the pool.
  4. Toys and equipment brought to the pool need to be approved by the lifeguard prior to its use.
  5. Running or sliding is not allowed.
  6. Smoking and chewing tobacco is not allowed in the facility. No smoking within 50 feet of the front door.
  7. Profanity is prohibited.
  8. All patrons are subject to lifeguard's interpretation of the rules.

Swimming Rules

  1. Only regulation swim wear is allowed.
  2. Swim pants are required at this facility for patrons that are not toilet trained. 
  3. All persons must shower thoroughly before entering the pool.
  4. A Lifeguard MUST be on duty before entering the pool.
  5. Listen to the lifeguard. Failure to do so will result in expulsion from the facility without refund.
  6. All children under nine years of age must be accompanied in the water, within arms reach, of a responsible individual at least thirteen years of age at all times.
  7. A parent or guardian must be within an arms reach of any child using a flotation device at all times.
  8. Persons unable to pass a swimming proficiency test must be accompanied in deep water by a parent or guardian at all times.
  9. Riding or sitting on another person's shoulders is not allowed.
  10. Hanging from the diving board or slides is not allowed.
  11. Rough play is not allowed. This includes dunking, splashing, shoving, pushing, harassment, or flirtatious behavior.
  12. Diving is only allowed in the diving well.

**Please take note of the additional rules posted at the pool on use of the Locker Rooms, Hot Tub, Diving Well, Diving Board, Slide, and Alaska DEC Public Swimming Pool and Spa Hygiene Requirements when you visit the facility.**

 

Fees

Class Fees - These fees are effective September 1, 2013

Swimming Lessons
Pre-School Lessons (8 each/ 30 minutes)
Per child $55.00
Youth Lessons ( 8 each/45 minutes)
Per child $60.00
Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Classes
• Lifeguard Class (must be at least 15 to participate) $225.00
• Water Safety Instructor (must be at least 16 to participate) $225.00
CPR recertification $75.00
Lifeguard recertification $100.00
Classes
   
   

DID YOU KNOW?

CPR, Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor, as well as youth and adult swim lessons are offered.

PRESCHOOL LESSONS - Give your child a good start in learning to enjoy the water. We offer swimming lessons and pointers for children 6 months through five years.

YOUTH LESSONS - Lessons are available starting at age six. Program is based on nationally recognized Red Cross Swimming skills.

ADULT LESSONS - Individualized instruction focusing on stroke technique and swimming endurance.

Hourly Rental - These fees are effective September 1, 2013

Private Hourly Rental
0 - 35 People                                            $ 125.00/hr
36 - 70 People $ 150.00/hr
71 - 105 People                                                  $ 175.00/hr
Shared Hourly Rental
0-20 People                                                           $60.00/hr
21-35 People $70.00/hr

Passes - These prices are effective September 1, 2013

30 Day Pass**

• Youth $50.00
• Adult $70.00
• Sr. Citizen $50.00
• Family $95.00
Disabled (regardless of age)                $50.00
One Year Pass**
• Youth $379.00
• Adult $483.00
• Sr. Citizen $379.00
• Family $990.00
Disabled (regardless of age) $379.00

**Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable

10 Visit Punch Card - These prices are effective September 1, 2013

10 Visit Punch Card
• Youth $50.00
• Adult $60.00
• Parent/Child $40.00
• Senior Citizen (age 55 and up) $50.00
• Disabled (regardless of age) $50.00

Session Rates - Prices are effective September 1, 2013

Session
• Preschool (3 & Under) * Free*
• Youth (4-17 Yrs.) $ 5.00
• Adult (18-54 Yrs.) $ 6.00
• Sr. Citizen (55 & Older) $ 5.00
• Disabled $ 5.00
• Group Rate (up to 4 members) $15.00
• Each additional group member $ 3.00

*When accompanied by paid admission.

Forms

Palmer Pool Forms

Facility Use Request - Long Term Rental
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Palmer Pool Short Term Rental Form
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