DIVE IN: Chugiak swimming pool reopens after quake closure

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 17:55
  • Spectators watch participants in the 2017 Eagle River Triathlon complete the swimming portion of the competition on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Chugiak High School. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth)

The Chugiak swimming pool is now open.

The pool — which had been closed for nearly two months due to damage from the Nov. 30 earthquake — reopened Tuesday according to the Chugiak-Eagle River Parks and Recreation Department. The facility is located at Chugiak High School (16525 S. Birchwood Loop).

The pool will be open normal hours, with lap swims from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:25 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 11:45 Saturday. Open swims are Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Water exercise times are 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Cost for adult (19 and over) lap and open swim is $5 for adults or $3 for youth, senior (62+) or disabled. Punch cards and passes are also available.

For more information and a complete pool schedule, visit muni.org.

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