Why is each pool a different temperature?

The Nampa Recreation Center follows the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for pool temperatures.

  • The lap/competition pool is between 80 & 81 degrees
  • The deep pool is approximately 83 degrees 
  • The Hydro-Therapy pool is between 90 to 91 degrees 
  • The Recreation pool is about 86 - 88 degrees 
  • The spa is 102 degrees 

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1. What kind of toys & floatation are welcome?
2. Does every child need to take a swim test?
3. What is the pool supervision policy?
4. When do the pools have limited availability?
5. I’m interested in Learn-to-swim classes, which class should my child be in?
6. Why is each pool a different temperature?