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Juneau Pools News
Lockers at Dimond Park Aquatic Center require patrons to bring their own locks.
Recreation Pool Closed During Swim Lessons
Dimond Park Aquatic Center is currently hosting swim lessons. During these lessons the Recreation Pool will be closed to the public. Please consult the up-to-date schedule for dates and times that the Recreation Pool will be unavailable to the general public. If you have further questions please give us a call at 907-586-0839.
DPAC Recreation Pool Maintenance Extended
Maintenance of the recreation pool at Dimond Park Aquatic Center continues with difficulty and the pool will remain closed until further notice. The lap pool, sauna, hot tub, and fitness deck will remain open. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.
It’s time to celebrate the reopening of our beloved Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 1 at 2 p.m. Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, Parks & Recreation Director George Schaaf, and Aquatics Supervisor Terra Patterson will each say a few words and a cleansing ceremony will be performed by Goldbelt Heritage. You’re invited; come celebrate with us!
DPAC Hot Tub
The status of the hot tub at Dimond Park Aquatic Center has been irregular and we are actively working on returning it to normal operations. If you are planning to visit the facility for just the hot tub, we encourage you to call ahead to check the status. 907-586-0839
Celebrate the completion of major renovations at Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool with us on March 9! The Grand Reopening will span two free swim sessions sponsored by Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club: 1-2:30 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. There is a maximum of 125 swimmers per session.
Augustus G. Brown pool is hiring lifeguards, aquatic attendants, and swim instructors in preparation for their anticipated opening in March. Working for Juneau Pools offers flexible scheduling options, a fun work environment, and a complimentary pool pass; you can have a great job AND swim for free! Job descriptions and application instructions can be found here.
Chair yoga classes are now offered at two facilities: Dimond Park Field House on Saturdays and Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and general admission rates apply. Field House and Pool Passes are accepted at their respective facilities, whereas Winter Passes can be used at either. Please note, although classes will be offered most Saturdays at the Field House, participants are encouraged to check the Field House schedule as occasionally classes will not be scheduled due to tournaments or other events.
Ai Chi Aquatics Fitness Class
Ai Chi is offered at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center every Tuesday & Thursday from 6 - 7 a.m. This aquatic fitness class focuses on breathing with progressive resistance training to relax and strengthen the body. There is no additional fee to participate, the class is included with daily admission.
Juneau Pools Update
Juneau loves its pools! From the renovation of the Augustus G. Brown Memorial Pool in downtown Juneau to expanded swim lessons and special activities, CBJ Parks & Recreation is working hard to deliver high-quality facilities and services to our community. While demand has always been high for these programs, more people than ever are eager to get back in the water following the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s an update on what we’re doing to make sure everyone in our community has access to Juneau’s pools and aquatic programs:
- Offering sign-on bonuses of up to $5,000 for difficult-to-fill positions
- Providing free swim passes to every employee in the Aquatics Division
- Offering free lifeguard certification courses to prospective employees
Since 2022, we’ve hired *45 new employees. This includes 9 swim instructors, 27 lifeguards and 14 aquatic attendants. *Several employees work more than one position.