An official army family and MWR Site

Please follow COVID-19 mitigation strategies posted onsite at our facilities and outlined on the COVID Blue Hash: https://jblm.armymwr.com/happenings/covid.

Aquatics

  • McChord Pool

    McChord Pool

  •    Kimbro Pool

    Kimbro Pool

  • Soldiers Field House Pool

    Soldiers Field House Pool

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Click for pool schedule

Pool schedule effective May 23.

McVeigh Gym and Kimbro Pool will close for facility repairs (asbestos abatement/HVAC work) from May 23 to September. 
During this closure, Jensen Family Health & Fitness Center will re-open and expand hours to accommodate patrons from McVeigh. Kimbro Pool programming will return to Soldiers Field House during this closure. 24/7 access at McVeigh will also be closed during this time. For patrons looking for a new gym to use, the gym status tracker has been updated with icons to make it easy to find where to go, whether you’re looking for 24/7 access, functional fitness, racquetball or another fitness component.

Kimbro Pool – Indoor

Located inside McVeigh Sports & Fitness Center

This facility is used for recreational and fitness swimming, as well as swim lessons.

  • Seven 25-yard lap lanes.
  • Two water slides in deep water (non-swimmers are not permitted to utilize the slides. Children must pass a swim test).
  • A wading pool with spray features for young children. 
  • Various fitness training equipment such as kickboards, pull buoys, paddles, fins and lifejackets and a recreational basketball hoop.
Non-swimmers under 4'10" and younger must be within arm's reach of a guardian 18 years or older.
Pool Rules
McChord Outdoor Pool

Located between the McChord Fitness Center and McChord Fitness Annex

McChord Pool is closed until May 28, then it will reopen weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Soldiers Field House Pool – Indoor

Located inside the Soldiers Field House 

The Soldiers Field House Indoor Pool is used for lap swim, unit training and physical therapy.

  • Six 25-meter lap lanes.
  • Diving well with a 1-meter springboard and a 3-meter platform.

Unit PT

  • To schedule unit PT, fill complete our Military Training Reservation form and a risk assessment. Bring them to the Soldier Field House Indoor Pool weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Pool Rules

Keeler Pool – Indoor

Keeler pool is currently closed due to leaking occurring after HVAC repair. Repair is expected to be completed soon.

This facility is used solely for military training.

  • Size: 100 feet x 50 feet
  • Seven lanes and a 3-meter tower in the deep end
  • Two shallow-water egress trainers: 1 for the Stryker and 1 for the HUMVEE

Reservations required for military training.
Units can reserve pool space and time for training needs. Download the Military Training Reservation form.
Keeler Pool Rules

Parent & Toddler Classes

(6 months to 3 years) 
Youth Swim Lesson Calendar
These sessions are a great way to introduce your little one to the joy of swimming. The cost for 6 lessons (twice a week for 3 weeks) is $10 per child. 

Register Here

Instructions to enroll for Youth Swim Lessons via ‘Recreation’ WebTrac:

Log-in using your Username and Password.

Select ‘Aquatics Classes’.

To enroll, click the shopping cart to the left of a beginner level lesson with days and times that work best for you. Please keep in mind that ages 6 months- 3 years are designated as Parent & Tot Aquatics, ages 4-5 are designated as ‘Preschool A’ and ages 6 and up are designated as ‘Level 1’.

Under the appropriate enrollee’s name, select the box underneath ‘Activities for Enrollment’ and then select ‘Add to Cart’.

Read and ‘OK’ all youth swim lesson requirements. If you do not wish to abide by the requirements, you cannot enroll any children swim lessons.

Read and ‘Agree’ to the Activity Waiver.

Click ‘Proceed to Checkout’. You will be prompted to enter debit/credit card information at this time and a receipt will be emailed to you, or you can print a copy. If you need further assistance please call +1(253)967-5026.

Learn-to-Swim

Youth Swim Lessons Calendar
Sign up for our Learn-to-Swim levels 1-4 classes! We also have Preschool Aquatics now for ages 4-5.

Cost: Ages 6 months-3 years: $10, Ages 4-16: $20.

Call +1(253)967-5026 to set up a swim assessment. Once the assessment is completed, we will assist with registration if your child meets the requirement for the level.

More Recreation

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Deep Water Running

May 18 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Trivia Night

May 18 7 pm - 9 pm
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BOSS Ticket Raffle

May 19
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BOSS Ticket Raffle

May 19

Commander's Cup Outdoor Basketball registration

May 19
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FoFS - WZ Break & Run Challenge

May 19
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Open Dodgeball League registration

May 19

Open Soccer League registration

May 19
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Take a StoryWalk

May 19
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Mudspots & Robots

May 19 4 pm - 5 pm
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Thursday Pool Tournaments

May 19 7 pm
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Thursday Pool Tournaments

May 19 7 pm

Friday Night Fighting Games

May 20 7 pm
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Super Smash Bros. Game Night

May 20 7 pm
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Women Rock: Vantage Rock Climbing Weekend

May 21

Women Rock: Women’s Climbing Course

May 21 8 am - 5 pm
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Armed Forces Kids Run

Sign up for a free run! Register by May 12 to get the free shirt.

May 21 9 am - 11 am
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Armed Forces Day

Open to the public! Join us for military vehicle displays, entertainment and fair food at McChord's Heritage Hill.

May 21 11 am - 6 pm
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Anime Night

May 21 7 pm - 11:30 pm

PlayStation VR gaming

May 22 10 am - 9 pm
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Salt Creek Tide Pools

May 22 10 am - 7 pm

Salt Creek Tide Pools

May 22 10 am - 7 pm
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Pizza & Bowling Sundays

May 22 12 pm - 6 pm
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Teen Filmmakers Club

May 23 4 pm - 5 pm