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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.
Dive-in to the season with a favorite holiday tale! The Santa Clause (PG) will be presented on the floating screen at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Friday, December 8. Two shows are available: 5 and 7:30 p.m. and the locker rooms open 15 minutes before each. Guests can queue up in the lobby and enjoy festive activities while they wait. We recommend arriving early! Maximum 100 guests per show, general pool admission required.
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.
Beat the winter blues by staying active in the bright indoors with the Parks & Recreation Winter Pass! The all-ages pass costs $200 +tax and provides unlimited access to your favorite CBJ Parks & Recreation facilities for five months. The pass includes swimming, fitness classes, and workout equipment at Dimond Park Aquatic Center; Open Skate, Freestyle, Stick N’ Puck, and Pond Hockey at Treadwell Arena; and
Turf for Tots, Chair Yoga, and track access at Dimond Park Field House.
To get the most bang for your buck, purchase your Winter Pass early and use it often; it is available for purchase at any participating facility or online beginning October 30 and is valid November 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024. Please note: the Winter Pass is assigned to an individual and is nontransferable. For more information, please visit the registration page or the Facebook event.
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.
Session 2 of the fall swim lessons, November 13 – December 11, is open for registration. The session lasts five weeks with eight lessons in total (no class on November 22). Lessons are thirty minutes long and take place Monday and Wednesday evenings. Classes are offered between 3 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.; see the registration portal for a detailed schedule.
Preschool classes are open to children ages 3-5 and youth classes to ages 6-12. Classes are limited in ratio based on the age of the students. See the Juneau Pools website for complete class level descriptions.
The Aquatics Division is in need of aquatic attendants, aquatic instructors, fitness instructors, and lifeguards. Wages start at $13.43/hour for attendants and $18.62/hour for instructors and lifeguards (DOQ). All aquatics employees enjoy a flexible schedule and a complimentary pool pass! Applications should be submitted online. Find more information on available positions and apply at bit.ly/Join-CBJ.
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.
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