An official army family and MWR Site

Due to the severity of the COVID-19 Delta Variant, beginning Monday, Aug. 2, masks are required indoors at JBLM, regardless of vaccination status. Those not fully vaccinated should also continue to physically distance consistent with CDC and DOD Force Health Protection guidance. Details: 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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  • Aquatics Egg Hunt

    Aquatics Egg Hunt

Kimbro Pool and Keeler pool are currently closed.

Pool schedule

Kimbro Pool – Indoor (closed until further notice)

Located inside McVeigh Sports & Fitness Center


Kimbro Pool will be closed until further notice for repairs to the main and wading pools. 

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. The pool is currently closed for repairs.
  • 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 open for the 2021 season

When visiting McChord Pool, please follow guidance from aquatics employees to ensure your safety and the safety of others. McChord Pool rules

Soldiers Field House Pool – Indoor

Located inside the Soldiers Field House 

The Soldiers Field House Indoor Pool is open for unit training, youth swim lessons and lap swim. 

  • 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 1 p.m.


Pool Rules

Keeler Pool – Indoor

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 Levels 3 & 4 classes

Youth Swim Lessons Calendar
Sign up for our Learn-to-Swim levels 3 & 4 classes! The cost is $20 per youth (ages 6-16) for six lessons. Held twice a week for three weeks.
Call +1(253)967-5390 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.

  • McChord Outdoor Pool
  • Operating at 100% capacity. Reservations no longer required.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Tuesday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Wednesday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Thursday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Friday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Saturday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
    Sunday
    10:00am-11:00am
    Lap swim & wading pool
    11:00am-6:00pm
    Rec swim (1-2 lanes open for lap swim)
  • Soldiers Field House Pool
  • Operating at 100% capacity. Reservations no longer required.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    5:00am-6:30am Lap Swim
    6:30am-12:00pm
    Scheduled Military Training
    12:00pm-5:45pm Lap Swim
    1:00pm-2:05pm Youth Swim Lessons
    2:00pm-5:45pm Recreation Swim
    5:50pm-7:30pm Youth Swim Lessons
    Tuesday
    5:00am-6:30am Lap Swim
    6:30am-12:00pm
    Scheduled Military Training
    12:00pm-1:00pm Lap Swim
    1:00pm-3:30pm MAMC Physical Therapy
    3:30pm-5:10pm Youth Swim Lessons
    5:15pm-7:30pm Lap & Recreation Swim
    Wednesday
    5:00am-6:30am Lap Swim
    6:30am-
    Scheduled Military Training
    12:00pm-5:45pm Lap Swim
    1:00pm-2:05pm Youth Swim Lessons
    2:00pm-5:45pm Recreation Swim
    5:50pm-7:30pm Youth Swim Lessons
    Thursday
    5:00am-6:30am
    Lap Swim
    6:30am-12:00pm
    Scheduled Military Training
    12:00pm-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-3:30pm
    MAMC Physical Therapy
    3:30pm-5:10pm
    Youth Swim Lessons
    5:15pm-7:30pm
    Lap & Recreation Swim
    Friday
    5:00am-7:30am
    Lap Swim
    7:30am-8:30am
    Pregnancy PT & TBI
    8:30am-9:30am
    Lap Swim
    9:30am-10:30am
    Water Aerobics
    10:30am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:30pm
    Lap and Recreation Swim
    Saturday
    10:00am-11:40am Youth Swim Lessons
    12:00pm-6:00pm Lap & Recreation Swim
    Sunday
    10:00am-6:00pm Lap & Recreation Swim
    Holiday & DONSA
    10:00am-6:00pm Lap & Recreation Swim

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