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Cortez Municipal Outdoor Pool

Summer 2018 information and fees

The Outdoor Pool is scheduled to open Saturday May 28th 2018

We will be closed Monday - Friday beginning August 20th, 2018 
With regular hours on the weekends and the final day will be Labor Day 

This aquatics complex hosts a 125-foot double loop water slide, diving board, tube slides and a Splash Pad

Hours of Operation 

May 25th - June 1st

Adult Lap Swim: Monday - Sunday 11:45 AM - 12:50 PM
Open Swim: Monday - Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Open Swim Monday's and Wednesdays: 1:00-6:50 PM 

CLOSED June 1st, 2nd and 3rd for a Swim Meet

June 4th - July 1st
Adult Lap Swim: Monday - Sunday 11:45 AM - 12:50 PM
Open Swim: Monday - Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Open Swim on Monday's and Wednesday's will be 6:00 PM-7:50 PM

July 2nd - End of The Season
Adult Lap Swim: Monday - Sunday 11:45 AM - 12:50 PM
Open Swim: Monday - Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Open Swim on Monday's and Wednesday's will be 5:00 PM-6:50 PM
Again, we will be closed Monday - Friday beginning August 22nd, 2018


The complex will be cleared of all patrons from 4:50 PM - 6:00 PM June 4th - 29th
for swimming lessons 


No swimming lessons or lap swim on July, 4th due to the triathlon

The pool closed periodically for events, maintenance issues and the beginning of the school year, please call for updated hours.


Daily Fee

Youth (17 & Under)   $2.50
Adult   $5.00
Senior (60 & Over)/Veteran    $4.00

Season Pass
Youth $50
          $40 ***
Adult   $70
          $60***
Senior/Veteran $60
                        $50 ***
Family (Immediate Only) $150**
      $125***

*Children 4 years of age and under are allowed in the pool at no charge but must be accompanied by a paying adult dressed to swim
** Immediate family only living in same household year round, 5 members max. each addl. youth $30
***Fee with current Recreation Center Pass equal to or greater than the pass to be purchased

Pool Rental
Beginning June 9th, the pool is available for rental on Saturdays and Sundays from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM/ The fee to rent the pool is $2 for up to 100 people.  Parties with more than 100 people will be charged for the cost of additional guards.

Shelter Rental
A pavilion at the pool is available for rent. It contains two picnic tables. $15.00 an hour with a minimum of two hours.  If you would like to bring in anything other than snacks, the shelter must be rented.

Swimming Lessons
The Cortez Municipal Aquatics Complex participates in the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program.  Children must be five years old by August 30 2017. Adult and Tot classes are available for children who don't meet these requirements. Each session is $30 and lasts 25 min

Session 1 June 4th-June 15th Registration May 31st
Session 2 June 18th- June 29th Registration June 14th
Session 3 July 2nd - July 13th Registration June 28th (no lessons on the 4th)
Session 4 July 16th - 27th Registration July 12th

Registration is held in front of the facility beginning the Thursday before each two-week session, beginning at 7:00 a.m. on a first come, first served basis (or you may call your registration in and pay with a credit card at the time of registration).

Evening Lessons offered during the first and second sessions only

Adult Lap Swim
Lap swim is open to the adult public, and pool guidelines for swimming laps must be followed. Lanes are not provided during open swim times. Children are not allowed to swim at this time, but may come into the facility only if accompanied by a supervisor 16 years or older who remain by their side at all times.

Dive in Movie Night
Join the staff and DARE with a dip in the pool on a hot summer night.  Come listen to music and watch a feature film at dusk.  Bring your own floatie for watching the movie in the pool.

June 27th

7- 10:30 pm DJ Music  Movie Starts at 8:30 and will be voted on that night
FREE to all grade school and middle school students
Bring your water toys and something to float on
Bring warmer clothes for the movie as it gets chilly when you are wet and soggy