Swimming Pools

GCC Leisure Pool SlideThe Golden Community Center offers two indoor swimming pools for patrons, a leisure pool and a lap pool, and a hot tub, which holds up to 12 people.

The leisure pool is a favorite of Golden families, featuring a 150 ft. spiral water slide, and other interactive play areas for kids of different ages. The depth of the pool ranges from 0″ to 3’6″.

The adjacent lap pool is 25 meters long, and features 6 lanes. The depth of the lap pool ranges from 3’6″ to 12′, and a diving board is available.

Both swimming pools are open to the public by reservation only.

For more information, please email the Aquatics Coordinator, or call (303) 384-8131.

Swimming Pool Guidelines (All Facilities)

  • It is required that all infants and toddlers 3 years and under wear rubber pants or swim diapers under swimsuits. (Swim diapers may be purchased at the Front Desk). No regular diapers are allowed in the pool.
  • An adult must accompany children under the age of 6 into the pool. The adult must pay admission, be wearing a swimsuit, and be actively participating in the water with the child. Maximum ratio of 3 children under 6 years of age per swimming adult.
  • Children 6 and 7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at poolside. The adult may observe from the side of the pool.
  • Adult lap swim is for ages 16 and older. Swimmers must swim continuous lengths in lap lanes. Open swim takes place in the remaining pool area and water features may be operating. Those under the age of 16 interested in lap swimming should see hours for Open Swim.
  • Only bathing suits, swim trunks or board shorts appropriate for a family atmosphere are allowed in the aquatic facility. Street clothes, cut-offs, thongs, jeans, or workout clothing are NOT permitted. Staff reserves the right to deem any questionable attire inappropriate.
  • Patrons under the age of 14 are not permitted in the hot tub or sauna.
  • Lifejackets are available for those in need. Please visit the lifejacket area at each facility for guidelines on how to properly fit and wear the lifejacket.

Swim Lessons

Due to extreme staffing shortages, swim lessons are limited. For more information, visit rec.cityofgolden.net or contact the Aquatics Coordinator at 303-384-8130.

COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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