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Scott Carpenter Pool

Scott Carpenter Pool

Scott Carpenter Pool is closed for the season.

Following up on our commitment to extend Boulder’s outdoor pool season as long as feasible, we've decided to close Scott Carpenter Pool for the season on Wednesday, Oct. 21. 

Average daily temperatures have reached below 50 degrees, the threshold established when we announced this year’s outdoor season extension given the pandemic-related growth in interest in outdoor swimming. Colder weather is predicted for this weekend and next week as well.

We know this is short notice, and wish we had more time to plan to say goodbye to Scotty this year. Given the low temperatures predicted for this weekend, and to protect the infrastructure of this beautiful new facility, it is necessary to winterize the pool as soon as possible before the prolonged below freezing temperatures anticipated this weekend.   

Any reservations not honored will be automatically credited to your account within two business days. You can redeem a credit by calling to make your next reservation at 303-413-7260 or 303-441-4400. 

With the colder weather here, we want to remind you that indoor lap swimming is available by reservation at the North Boulder Recreation Center and the East Boulder Community Center. Additionally, staff are finalizing plans for a limited open of the South Boulder Recreation Center in the coming weeks. Boulder Parks and Recreation has measures in place to provide indoor swimming amidst the pandemic.