Lions Pool – indoor pool, open year round

509 West Pine Street
Yakima WA 98902
(509) 575-6046

Season: January 2 – June 12 *Open Daily

Lions Pool Closures: Pool may be closed on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings due to high school swim meets.

  • July 4Independence Day
  • November 26 – Thanksgiving Day
  • Dec. 24-Christmas Eve, close at 1:00 p.m.
  • December 25 – Christmas Day
  • December 31-New Year’s Eve, close at 1:00 p.m.
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day

Lap Swim and Water Walking

  • 6:00-8:00 a.m. M-F
  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. M-F
  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday
  • 5:00-6:30 p.m. M-Sat

Split Pool Lap/Recreational Swimming
This is an opportunity for Yakima’s home-school students to receive P.E. credits for their curriculum or to socialize with fellow home-schoolers. Seven years and older may be in the water without a parent. This session is open to the public.

  • 1:30-3:00 p.m. M/W/F
  • 3:15-4:45 p.m. M/W/F Starts February 19

Recreational Swimming

  • 3:15-4:45 p.m. M/W/F Starts February 19
  • 7:00-8:30 p.m. Friday

Participate in April Pools DAY! FREE!
Every year, many pools around Washington State host April Pools Day events for families and community members. Each two-hour event is designed by the pool and includes a combination of water safety activities and FREE swim time.
Saturday, April 6 1:00-3:00 p.m.

  • 1:00-2:00 Water Safety Training, elementary rescues, life jacket use, boating safety and hypothermia awareness.
  • 2:00-3:00 Free Swim
  • 2:45-3:00 A raffle for free life jackets, free swim lessons and other prizes

Pool fees for Recreational Swims

(Fee applies to everyone who will be inside the building whether they swim or not.)

POOL FEESGeneral Admission3-Month Pass10-Punch Card
Family of 6*$17$375
Family Plus**$19$450
Honored Citizen***$3$68$25
*Make Swimming a family affair. Family rate includes up to two adult family members and four of their own children.
**Family Plus rate includes up to two adult family members and six of their own children.
**The Honored Citizen category is for those who are 62 years or older, or are a Yakima Transit Honored Citizen card holder, State of Washington Handicapped Parking Placard (wallet card) holder, SSI Disabled, or active duty military with ID.
Youth is ages 4-17 (3 & under free with a paying adult)

Learn-To-Swim and Exercise Classes

Franklin Pool – Outdoor Pool (CLOSED FOR THE SEASON)

Operates June 15, 2023 – August 19, 2023 for the season
2102 Tieton Drive, Yakima WA 98902
(509) 575-6035

Children Love Franklin Pool in the Summer
  • Recreational Swims M-F 12:30-6:30pm
  • Recreational Swims M-F 7:00-9:00pm ($2.00/person of any age from 7-9 p.m.)
  • Saturday & Sunday Recreational Swim 12:30-4:30pm
  • Adult Water-walking and Lap Swims M-F 8:00am-Noon and Sat/Sun 10:00am-Noon
  • Water Fitness Classes: Aqua Zumba: (M/W) 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Fee: $40/month or $6 drop in
  • Paws in the Pool :  Sunday, August 20 (2:00pm-4:00pm); Fee: Dogs swim free but their owners have to pay general admission fee.

If your child uses a flotation device, we allow coast guard approved life vests.  (We do not allow inflatable water wings , snorkels or any glass containers.)

Dive ‘N Movie
Turn a day at the pool into a night at the movies. Watch Luca on a giant inflatable screen while floating on a tube under the stars at Franklin Pool. The Movie is FREE with your pool admission. Bring your own tube.
Friday, June 30 at 8:30 p.m.

Rent the pool

Planning a birthday party? Need a special event for your youth group? Rent Lions and Franklin Pool. The pools are available during non-program times. Make a reservation online or call 509-575-6046 to make a reservation or to request information.

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