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Kandle Pool

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  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    • Bike Rack
    • Parking Stalls
    • Parking Stalls / ADA
    • Restrooms / Seasonal
  • SWIMMING
    • Pool / Outdoor
Hours:

Full Session: 12-5pm
Half Session: 2:30-5pm
Evening: 5:30-7:30pm (evening session not guaranteed. Check status)

5302 N. 26th St.
Tacoma, WA 98406
(253) 404-3920

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 Open June 22 - Sept. 2, 2019

Tacoma's newest outdoor pool is not just any pool …it's the first wave pool in Pierce County, and one of only a handful in Washington!

The pool is 5 feet deep at it's deepest end and features a gradual beach-like entry, so it’s easy for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the water. A separate shallow tot pool and sprayground ensure a fun time for the whole family.

Hours (seven days a week)
  • Full Session    12-5pm daily
  • Half Session    2:30-5pm daily
  • Evening Session   5:30-7:30pm daily*
*Evening Session not guaranteed to run every day. It is subject to attendance and weather.
Check status of evening swim session (updated by 4pm daily)

Admission                       
  
Adult (Age 18 & Over)   
  • Full Session (12-5pm) $11   
  • Half Session (2:30-5pm)  $9 
  • Evening Session (5:30-7:30pm) $7 
Youth (Age 5-17)   
  • Full Session (12-5pm) $9  
  • Half Session (2:30-5pm)  $7 
  • Evening Session (5:30-7:30pm) $5  
Tot (Age 4 & Under)  
  • Free

Pool Parties: CLICK HERE
Swimming Lessons: CLICK HERE
Lap Swim: CLICK HERE

Safety Rules

  • Children under ten years of age must be accompanied by an adult at pool facilities.
  • Children under the age of seven and those who cannot meet the height requirement must have an adult in the water within an arm's length at all times while the child is in the water. 
  • Read complete rules
 
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2019 Season Swim Passes:
 
  • Buy your pass from April 1 - June 19 and receive 2 free buddy passes! (A buddy pass provides a one-time entry into the pool when accompanied by a season pass holder.)
  • Passes are sold at   Eastside Community Center Pool until June 19.
  • After June 22, passes are only sold at Kandle and Stewart Heights Pools.
  • $75 for the first pass, $70 for additional passes
  • Swim passes are valid for both Kandle & Stewart Heights Pools.
  • Season Passes expire at the end of the 20198 season.

Outside food and beverages are allowed, however; glass containers are prohibited in the facility.

Personal flotation devices

  • At Kandle Pool only coast guard approved life jackets are allowed. They will have a stamp on them indicating this, that the lifeguard or pool manager may ask to see.
     
  • At Stewart Heights Pool coast guardapproved life jackets are allowed. Small flotation devices like noodles are also allowed. The item must be small and can not obscure the bottom of the pool (as a raft would). To know for sure whether your item is allowed please check with the pool manager.

20px-wheelchair-iconThis facility meets 2010 accessibility standards.
Events Happening Here:
  • 01 Jun
    Cardboard Boat Regatta
    Assemble a team, build a boat, and see how seaworthy your vessel really is! Teams of at least one adult...
    09:30 am
  • 04 Jul
    Free Swimming at Outdoor Pools
    Visit one of our outdoor pools today and receive FREE admission!  Pool capacity is limited.  ...
  • 02 Sep
    Free Swimming at Outdoor Pools
    Visit one of our outdoor pools today and receive FREE admission!  Pool capacity is limited. Kandle Pool:...
    12:00 pm

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