Pools & Aquatics

Pools, swim lessons, summer recreational swim team, lap swim and more.

City of Boise aquatics jobs are now posted

Lifeguard classes for the 2024 Season for current and future City of Boise Employees, are open for registration.
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Season Swim Pass

Season swim passes are valid at all four outdoor city pools.

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City of Boise has four pools: Natatorium and Hydrotube, Ivywild, Borah and Fairmont.

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Swim Lessons

Classes are available at all outdoor pools through the Boise Parks and Recreation Aquatic Lesson Program. 

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Youth Summer Recreational Swim Team (5-18 years)

Have fun while improving your swimming skills and competing in swim meets.

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Lap Swim

Learn more about lap swim at City of Boise pools.

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Private Pool Rentals

Looking for a new and unique venue to host your family reunion, company picnic or child’s birthday party? Consider renting one of four Boise pools for your celebration.

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Lifeguard Classes

Become a lifeguard at one of the City of Boise’s four outdoor City pools - Borah, Fairmont, Ivywild or the Natatorium. This class is for future City of Boise employees only. To enroll in the Lifeguarding course, you must be at least 15 years old before the last scheduled class session.

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Aquatics Employment Opportunities

City of Boise has concluded the hiring process for the 2023 summer swim season. Please visit the City of Boise hiring website in mid-January of 2024 for summer employment opportunities in aquatics.

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