West Side Recreation & Park District
creating memories and providing quality recreation opportunities in the Taft area since 1947

Natatorium Swimming Pool
821 4th Street, Taft

Keep an eye out for updated information for the
2014 Summer Swim Season.

Night Swim
Don't get a chance to swim during the day? 
Monday and Thursday nights are just for adults and families. 

Ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.
When:  Monday and Thursday evenings
Season:  2014 TBA
Time:  2014 TBA
Fee:  $1 per person

Open Swim The William M. Thomas Aquatic Center at the
Walter Glenn Natatorium will open for regular
summer hours in June.  All ages are welcome
to stop by to swim and enjoy the slide, spray park
and other amenities.Children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult during open swim sessions. 
When:  Monday - Friday
Season:  2014 TBA
Time:  1:30-5:00 p.m. 
Fee:  $2 per person

Saturday Swim
Open Swim will be held at the Natatorium for a few hours on
Saturdays all summer.  Children ages 6 and younger must
be accompanied by an adult during open swim sessions.
When:  Saturdays
Season:  2014 TBA 
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Fee:  $1 per person

Lap Swim
Lap Swim is a cool and fun way to exercise this summer.  A minimum of 7 paid participants per session is required.  ** Evening Lap Swim shares the pool with other activities; lap swimmers will have access to the deep end of the pool.
  Ages 16 and older
Sessions:  2014 TBA
Morning Swim:  5:30-7:00 a.m. 
Evening Swim:  6:00-7:30 p.m. 
Fee:  $30 per session  or  $3 per visit
click here for a lap swim registration and waiver form 

Swim Passes
Individual and family swim passes to the pool may be purchased at the Natatorium.  Passes are good for the month in which the are purchased.  A Passes may be purchased for monthly or full season use and can be used for Open Swim, Saturday Swim and Night Swim only.  Family passes cover up to 5 immediate family members (living in the same household). Additional family members may be added at an additional cost - $10/monthly or $25/season.  At least one parent or adult (age 18+) must be included on the Family Pass if there are children under 7 years of age listed on the pass. 
Monthly:  $20 - Individual, $50 - Family
Season:  $50 - Individual, $120 - Family
click here for a swim pass registration and waiver form 

Swim Lessons 2014 
All ages are invited to learn to swim or improve their skills
by participating in one or more of our swim lesson classes. 
Classes include Preschool, Parent & Me and Levels 1-3.  Each
session is 2-weeks long, with classes taking place Monday
through Thursday. **We now have more classes and some evening lessons!
Session 1:  2014 TBA
Session 2:  2014 TBA
Session 3:  2014 TBA
Fee:  $30 per session - Preschool, Levels 1-3
          $20 per session - Parent & Me
Registration:  2014 TBA
click here for a complete swim lesson schedule

Pool Party Rentals
Tired of birthday parties at your home?  We have something different for you!  The Natatorium is available for private party rentals on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays from June 6 through August 17, 2014.  Reservations will be accepted beginning April 15.  We even have a party package that provides you with partyware, decorations and invitations. 
Rental Fees:  Start at $165
Reservations:  Contact the District Office at 763-4246 to make a reservation
click here for rental fees and availability

Family Fun Fridays
Cool down with a dip in the pool and do-it-yourself ice cream sundaes!  Bring the whole crew down to the Natatorium for these special nights just for families.  The fee includes admission and ice cream. The snack bar will also be open.   Ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.
When:  2014 TBA
Time:  6:30-9:00 p.m. 
Fee:  $3 per person  or  $12 per family  (max 6 people per family living in same household)

Aquatics Week
2014 TBA
Join us for special activities and fun... all activities take place during Open Swim, 1:30-5:00 p.m.  Children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.  Admission is free for the first 25 swimmers each day this week.

Theme Thursdays
Every Thursday will revolve around a fun theme during
Open Swim at the Natatorium.  There will be fun
decorations, music and snack bar specials.  Regular
Open Swim rules and policies are in effect.
2014 Dates & Themes - TBA

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