Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Palmer Pool

Palmer Pool is located at the back of Palmer High School in Palmer. It has been open since 1982, and has offered exercise, swimming lessons, and fun for over 40 years.

The pool is available for a range of activities like lap swim, open swim, rentals, and school activities. For more info on our Swim Lessons, Fees, and Rules, see the main MSB Pools Page.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Palmer Pool's Next Swim Lesson Registrations will take place:                                                               August 22nd at 7:30 AM for Fall Lessons online at                            Family Lap, Tuesday through Thursday is BUSY, with limited space due to shared pool time with lessons and NLSC.                                                                                                                                                  Fall Schedule Starts soon! Please be on the look out for time changes and starting dates for certian programs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      








Palmer Pool Forms

Palmer Pool Short Term Rental Form








Family Open Swim

This open pool time is for families to play and have fun together. Requirements for the swim are that it is a family swim. A parent or guardian must accompany children in the  pool and swim with them at all times. Take time as a family to bond and make some splashy memories. 

Family Lap Swim

Family lap is a new program designated for patrons who would like the option of swimming laps with their kids, or maybe switching out with another guardian to take turns getting in a mini work out. The pool will have a few lanes in and a few lanes out to make room for swimming practice or mild freeplay. A guardian or parent must be with childen at all times.  

 Open Swim 

This open pool time is available to all. All lane lines are removed for lots of space to play. The deep end and diving board is open for those who pass a swim test, or are accompanied by a guardian. Please remember anyone under the age of 9 must be accompanied by someone responsible and over the age of 13 in the water at all times within arm's reach. Lifejackets are available, however anyone wearing one under the age of 9 must still stay witnin that arms reach of what responsible guardian. The is a great program for friends and family to come play and recreate in a warm friendly atmosphere. 

Lap Swim ( AM, Noon, PM) 

Do you want to enjoy a good water workout? This time is dedicated to those who can swim laps, are willing to share lanes, and potentially circle swim. Please keep this time free for those who can swim at least 25 yards without stopping unassisted by others. Aqua joggers enjoy using the deep end* to get their water laps in during this time as well. 

* Please call ahead or check to see if the pool is set up deep to shallow or shallow to deep. 

Senior Disabled Swim

This lap session is for the seniors and others who may swim a little slower or need extra assistance. The pool is set up with all lane lines in, however many patrons use this time for therapy and water exercise. Come enjoy some relaxing water time and get a warm exercise in. 

Aqua Exercise 

Please note the deep end is CLOSED for Dive Club

Come enjoy an open water time to perform your own exercise, or maybe those your doctor has suggested. There will be a group of people doing exercises together should you wish to join (subject to instructor availability). 




Northern Lights Swim Club

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Northern Lights Swim Club
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