People’s Center Pool Rental & Party Room 103

People's Center Pool Rental
People's Pool open swim pool basketball
people's community center swimming pool open swim lily pad

Contact Us

1602 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405

(253) 404-3915



Starting Price:



43 spaces

Recreation Swim Parties

Room rental: $50 per hour with an additional $50 refundable deposit and admission for each swimmer
Pool admission:

  • Pass holders: Free
  • Non–pass holders: $3 Youth, $4 Adults

Capacity: 25
Rental Time: Available during Recreational Swim times. The pool is open to the public during this time.

  • Monday, Wednesday or Friday 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday or Friday 4-5:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 12-2 pm; 2:30-4:30pm

Parking: 43 spaces, 4 accessible
Audio/Visual: No
Kitchen: No
Pricing: $50 + $50 refundable deposit + pool admission for each swimmer

Private Pool Rental

Capacity: 100
Rental Time: 2 hr minimum, weekends 5-7 pm
Parking: 43 spaces, 4 accessible
Audio/Visual: No
Kitchen: No
Up to 25 people

  • $85/hour (passholder)
  • $100/hour (non-passholder)

26-50 people

  • $100/hour (passholder)
  • $115/hour (non-passholder)

51-100 people

  • $115/hour (passholder)
  • $130/hour (non-passholder)

$50 damage/cleaning deposit is required for private parties.


  • Pool Features
  • Additional information for young swimmers

Pool Features

The pool features stair-step access to a shallow swimming area and submerged bench, perfect for introductory swimming lessons. The entire pool is relatively shallow, making it enjoyable even for non-swimmers.

  • Three-lane lap pool
  • Passive swim area and bench
  • A spraypad especially for toddlers
  • A current channel and vortex, designed for both fun and therapy
  • Floating pads for walk-on-water play
  • Two poolside basketball hoops
  • Two party rooms
  • Two family changing areas/restrooms and one additional restroom

Additional Information

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.