Covington Aquatic Center
The Covington Aquatic Center is an indoor public pool that hosts a range of aquatic activities from swimming lessons to swim teams to water exercise classes, and much, much more.
Registration is open for Spring 2013 Swimming Lessons!
Covington Aquatic Covington Aquatic Center is seeking Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors (swim instructors). For more information and how to apply, click here.
Scholarship Fund Depleted
The Scholarship Fund has been depleted and we will not be awarding new scholarships at this time. However, we are still accepting scholarship applications and look forward to awarding new scholarships once we receive more funds. Contributions to the scholarship fund may be made at the Covington Aquatic Center front desk, by callin 253-480-2480, or by mail (form available in the menu to the left).
Covington Aquatic Center is located at 18230 SE 240th St, Covington WA 98042, next to Tahoma High School. Click here to view location on a map
Pool: The pool is six lanes wide and 100’ long with depths ranging from 3 feet to 12 feet. The pool has two sections separated by a moveable bulkhead. Typically, the pool is configured with six lanes of 25 yards in the deep end of the pool and a small open section in the shallow end. Water temperature is kept at 85ºF. Pool amenities include the following: 1-meter diving board, 31-foot flume water slide, “Big Red” the large octopus inflatable, the floating magic carpet, rope swing, water polo goals, aquatic lift entry, and spectator area.
Rental Room: A small room is available for rental with an approximate capacity of 15 adults (or 20 children). Amenities include refrigerator/freezer, microwave, tables, and chairs.
Pool Closure Policy
During inclement weather, the Aquatic Center may close due to road conditions or other hazards. If the Aquatic Center is closed, it will be posted on the top of this webpage and recorded on the Aquatic Center phone system, 253-480-2480.
- Visit us at 18230 SE 240th St, Covington WA 98042
- Send mail to City of Covington, Attn: Aquatics, 16720 SE 271st St., Ste 100, Covington WA 98042
- Email us at email@example.com
- Call us at 253-480-2480
What temperature is the pool?
The pool is temperature is maintained at 85ºF (±1º). While some users desire a cooler pool, and others want a warmer pool, this is the "happy medium."
What is required to work at the Aquatic Center?
The Aquatic Center is a great place to work. To be eligible for hire, applicants for lifeguard positions must have current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training & First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and have passed the Northwest Lifeguard Test. Applicants for Water Safety Instructors (swim lesson instructors) must have all current certifications required for lifeguarding and be an authorized American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. All applicants must go through the City of Covington application process and pass a swim test. Click here to see if there are any open positions at the Aquatic Center.