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City of Astoria, Oregon


Astoria Aquatic Center

Visit our Award Winning Aquatic Center

at 1997 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103

Drop in or purchase a monthly pass and enjoy fun and fitness. The Astoria Aquatic Center has something for everyone to enjoy with four pools and a large fitness area all under one roof. The lap pool measures 25 yards one-way. Our recreation pool has a lazy river and the Big Red Slide. Enjoy the hot tub for warming up those muscles or the infant/toddler pool with the kids. Additionally we offer swimming lessons for all ages, a master swim club, water exercise classes for adults, therapy swim, and lots of open times to just play. Click her for our pool schedule.  We're proud to host to the North Coast Swim Club and the Astoria High School Swim team.

Interested in becoming a lifeguard or learning water safety? We offer training classes through out the year.

For information contact us or stop on by. Anticipated closures are posted in events and short notice closures can be found on our Facebook page.


Fitness Room Big Red Slide Lap Pool Recreation and Kiddie Pools Fitness Room

Lockers are day-use and free. Please check with guest services if you would like to rent one out for the season!

Aquatic Center Schedule

Schedule by Activity*:

Monday - Friday Saturdays Sundays
Lap Swim 5:00am - 7:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm
Open Play (pool space varies) 1:00pm - 7:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm
Family Swim 9:00am - 1pm 9:00am - 4:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm
Therapy Swim 6:00am - 11:00am
Water Exercise/Aerobics 8:00am - 9:00am
Swim Lessons 4:30pm - 6:00pm
US Coast Guard Tues/Thurs 8:30am - 10:00am
Swim Teams 4:00pm - 7:00pm 9:00am - 11:00am
The Big Red Slide 5:00pm - 7:00pm 1:00pm - 4:00pm 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fitness Center 5:00am - 7:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm


Note: Pool and slide schedules may change without notice. Lap lane availability may vary. Location of pool activities may move. 

Swim Lessons  - Join our Willie the Whale Swim Program!

Willie the Whale Swim School Handbook.pdf pdf Document

Sessions for Winter/Spring 2016:
Times vary depending on Swim Classes and skill levels.
Tuesday and Thursdays

Please click here to register or be placed on a waiting list if class is full. Payment is due upon registration for class.

Private Lessons
Our private swim lesson program delivers one on one instruction. It is level based, but tailor-made for your child. Tell us what your goals are and we'll work with you! Times of lessons are based on instructor availability.

One Child: Ten lessons with the instructor.

Adult Private Lessons: Are you a good swimmer who would like to improve your strokes?For this private lesson the adult must be comfortable in the deep water.
$50 per lesson

Lifeguard Classes

Being a lifeguard takes pride, responsibility and motivation. Take an E&A class this season; gain leadership, life saving skills, and be a member of a community driven team.
Class cost: $100 (scholarships available)

Check Events for upcoming Lifeguard Class Dates  


Scholarships are available to help pay for passes. Visit our scholarship page for more information!

Contact the Aquatic Center

To contact the Aquatic Center by phone, 503-325-7027
Terra Patterson is the Recreation Coordinator and can be reached by email at 


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Terra Patterson
Recreation Coordinator


Erin Reding
Recreation Coordinator

Thank you to Erin and Terra for pulling double duty this Spring and Summer to keep the Aquatic Center, Recreation Center, Port of Play and Lil' Sprouts and all associated programs up and running! You ladies are the best!


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