Aquatic Center

  • The Aquatic Center consists of an indoor natatorium which includes a 25yd. 6 lane competitive pool, an instructional pool, a hydrotherapy pool, and locker rooms with showers. Our outdoor swimming pool is an Olympic size 50 meter pool with depths ranging from 6ft to 17ft. Whether you’re looking for a place to swim laps, take a water exercise class, swim lesson or enjoy our open recreation swim there’s something for everyone.

  • Aquatic Center Events

    Aquatics CTA


    Lap swimmers:


    The 50-meter pool will be closed for lap swim on the following days:
    Saturday, April 22 
    Friday and Saturday, May 12-13
    Saturday, May 27
    for  the  MHA Swimathon, Oregon Empire Water Polo Tournament and the CRST Decathlon


    • About Our Facility- Hours of Operation & Daily Fees

      Thinking of taking a dip? We offer adult lap swim and open recreation swim times for you to come exercise or relax with family and friends. Check out our daily schedule, daily fees, and everything you need to know for your visit.

      Calendar of Events

      Come check out the many events and swim meets we host here at our swim complex. A detailed list of all our special events and closures.

      Children's Programs

      The aquatic programs at the aquatic center offers a wide variety for ages 8 months through Teens. We have the most comprehensive swim lesson program in East County, providing water adjustment, pre-competitive stroke training, safety and tween training classes.

      Adult Programs

      The aquatic center provides a wide range of adult classes, including beginning swimming lessons, pre-competitive training, and Water Exercise classes for all ability levels. We also offer swimming lessons for teens and opportunities for safety training. 

      Become a Member!

      The Aquatic Center offers a variety of memberships to meet your needs. Check out our various options for Lap Swim & Open Recreation, Water exercise, and Punch Passes.

      Register for Activities

      We now have online registration for all swimming lessons and programs! It's easy to set-up your own account and have the convenience of registering anywhere. Please click the following link to register: .

      Mt. Hood Aquatic Center Day Camps

      We are offering a winter day camp in December! If you are working or need some extra time to prepare for the holidays, enroll your kids in our camps and give yourself a little space. Our winter camp is designed to fit your needs; register only for the days you want. We also offer Early Drop-off and Late Stay for those who need it.

      Rentals & Birthday Parties

      The aquatic center offers a variety of birthday party packages to assure your child a fun filled day. Our facilities are available for rentals for special events, trainings, meeting, and corporate parties. Check out our expanded offerings.

      Lifeguard Training & Safety Classes

      Are you interested in becoming a certified lifeguard or swim instructor?  We offer certification classes throughout the year including Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, Water Exercise, CPR and First Aid. 

      College Courses

      The Health, Physical Education, Athletics, Aquatics and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of aquatic-related classes for credit. Classes include water exercise, swimming, water safety and Lifeguarding. Go to MyMHCC for complete listings.

      Private Lessons

      Do you want some one on one help? Or need some flexibility when you have lessons? Private lessons just may be what you are looking for! Whether it is for your child or yourself, we can find someone whom can work on skills in a personal setting.

      Rock Wall

      Did you know MT. Hood Community College has an indoor Rockwall? The Rockwall has 2,000 square feet of climbing and features 20 top rope stations, 2 roofs, a running crack, and a chimney. The climbing wall routes are designed for beginners, intermediate, and advanced climbers.