Metro Parks Tacoma

  • Park Finder
  • Register

Kandle Pool

Features You'll Find:
Hover over an icon for more details
    • Bike Rack
    • Parking Stalls
    • Parking Stalls / ADA
    • Restrooms / Seasonal
    • Pool / Outdoor

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

Get Directions
 Open June 20 - 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)

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

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.
Shark Shack logo

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 20, 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 Type III pfds or flotation aids 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 guard approved Type III pfds and flotation aids 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.

Current News