Swimming Pools

Indoor & Outdoor Locations

The Activity, Lap and Therapy Pools in Ridge Recreation Center have reopened in a limited capacity with restrictions by reservation only. We are following all State of Colorado and Jefferson County public health orders related to COVID-19.
Thank you for your patience as we operate under new protocols.

Ridge Pools


Located in the Ridge Recreation Center
6613 S. Ward Street, Littleton, CO 80127

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED to enter the building.  Each reservation has limited spots available due to public health guidelines. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis and limited to one reservation per person per day.


The most up to date hours of operation for the following activities can be found in our Reservations (green buttons below) as part of our Sign Up Genius account.

LAP POOL: Lap Swim, Masters Swim, Fitness Classes

THERAPY POOL: Open Therapy Swim, Fitness Classes

ACTIVITY POOL: Open Swim, Water Walking

Daily Admission Prices and Frequent Use Passes

Activities by Reservation Only

Pool amenities include:
3 separate pools, see details below
Locker rooms
Family changing cabanas
Additional services include:
Swim Lessons
Birthday Parties
Drop-in Aqua Fitness
Water Walking
Competitive Teams
Specialty Classes
Lifeguarding Courses

Ridge – Lap Pool

25 meters x 25 yards, featuring lap swimming.

  • 10 lane x 8 lane lap pool
  • Hydraulic chair lift
  • 1 and 3 meter diving boards
  • Pool depth is 3 1/2 – 13 feet
  • Bleachers on pool deck

Ridge – Warm Therapy Pool

Designed for patrons needing warmer temperature for therapeutic necessity. Children are NOT permitted in this pool unless accompanied by a therapist or parent AND are using the pool for therapeutic needs. Please be considerate of our patrons with therapeutic needs and enjoy your leisure activities in our activity and lap pools.

  • Pool depth is 3 – 5 feet
  • Hydraulic chair lift and dual access hand rails

Ridge – Activity Pool

Leisure and activity pool with play features – fun for all ages! The current channel is a feature used for both play and exercise.

  • Current channel
  • Floor geysers
  • Bubble bench
  • Chairs on pool deck
  • Hydraulic chair lift
  • Fenced outdoor sundeck
  • Children’s play structure with tot slides
  • Body flume slide with splash down area
  • Zero depth “beach style” and stair entry

LILLEY GULCH Pool is Temporarily Closed

We are following all State of Colorado and Jefferson County public health orders related to COVID-19.

You may see some activity of cars and people at these facilities. Some of our employees continue working to maintain our assets.  Additionally, we may have other uses occurring like essential childcare, personal training, etc., that have been approved by the health department.  With the exception of these cases and until further notice, these facilities remain closed to the public for general use.
In the meantime, visit our Foothills at Home page for virtual learning and resources.
Have additional questions?  Read our Frequently Asked Questions
Thank you for your patience. We miss you and look forward to when we can be together again.

Pool amenities include:
25 meter indoor pool
One meter diving board
Hydraulic pool lift
Chairs and bleachers on pool deck
Locker rooms
Family changing cabana
Additional services include:
Swim Lessons
Birthday Parties
Drop-in Aqua Fitness

Lilley Gulch Pool


Located in the Lilley Gulch Recreation Center
6147 S. Holland Way, Littleton, CO 80123


Daily Admission Prices and Frequent Use Passes

POOLS – What you need to know BEFORE arriving

  • We ask all patrons to refrain from using a facility if exhibiting any signs of sickness and to self-monitor before arriving to a facility.
  • Reservations will be required for admission. 90-minute sessions will be available with 30 minutes in between for cleaning. Reservations may be made 7 days in advance and are limited to one reservation per person, per day.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To adhere to physical distancing requirements, every individual (babies included) MUST have a reservation. Youth, not yet walking, are free. If you bring more people than indicated on your reservation, we will not be able to accommodate you and you will be turned away.
  • All reservations are first come, first served.
  • At this time, walk-ins are not allowed.
  • CANCELLATIONS: Due to popularity and limited capacities, we ask that if you need to cancel a reservation, you do so within 24 hours of the start time through your SignUpGenius account. This will release your spot(s) for others to enjoy.
  • Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes early for your session. When your arrive to the facility, you will be greeted at the front of the facility to confirm your reservation.
  • Youth ages 5 & under must be accompanied INTO THE WATER by a paying/reserved adult (18 or older).
  • Youth ages 6-11 must be accompanied by a paying/reserved adult in the facility at all times.
  • Only patrons with a reservation will be allowed entry. No spectators, parents, children, siblings or guests will be allowed in the facility.
  • Masks are required to be worn at all times for all activity.  Review the Mask Order details. You will not be admitted into a facility without one. You should take your mask off while swimming in the pool. Masks are required whenever you are in crowded spaces – this includes any of our pools if you are not swimming.
  • All patrons must adhere to 6-foot social distancing protocols at all times. Facility signage will be posted to assist with social distancing.
  • All water fountains will be turned off. Please bring your own water bottle and snacks as concessions will not be available.
  • Please come in your swimsuit to be swim ready, limit personal belongings and have your own water bottle.
  • We strongly encourage you to shower at home before and after you visit the facility.
  • All lockers will be closed off to the public to prevent gatherings.
  • Restrooms will be open for patrons. Certain amenities (sinks, toilets and showers) may be blocked off to accommodate for social distancing.
  • At the end of the reservation session, a closing whistle will be blown to clear the pool and facility and patrons will be kindly asked to promptly vacate the facility so staff can clean and disinfect the facility.
  • Pass Holders: If you were a current pass holder before the COVID-19 closure, you will need to call Peak 303-409-2200 or Lilley Gulch 303-409-2500 to reactivate your pass. This applies to all of the following: Annual Pass (premier, standard and Masters Swim), 3-Month Pass, Active Options Pass, School Year Value Pass and Insurance-Based Programs: SilverSneakers, Silver&Fit and Renew Active.
Please be patient with our employees. This process is new to us, as it is to you. We appreciate you following these rules and health protocols so that our facilities may remain open and we can continue serving you.

General Pool Rules, apply at all pool locations

Lifeguards are ON DUTY to enforce rules and regulations and to respond to emergencies. You are ultimately responsible for your safety and your child’s safety.

  • Mermaid tails and mermaid fins are not allowed.
  • Dive only in designated areas. NO diving is allowed in water less than 5 feet deep.
  • No one, regardless of age or ability, may “catch” another swimmer who is going off the diving board or big slide.
  • No horseplay on play features.
  • Flotation devices, goggles and masks are NOT ALLOWED on diving boards or slides.
  • Swim diapers or plastic pants required if not toilet trained.
  • No smoking inside fenced areas.
  • Food and gum are NOT ALLOWED in the water.

The above rules are not inclusive. Manager on Duty may enforce further rules for the safety of the patrons. Signs will be posted at each pool for specific rules pertaining to that facility.

Ridge Pools

LAP SWIM – Operational Protocols:
  • Due to the limited capacity and social distancing requirements, lap swimmers may be sharing a lane with up to one other person.  Swim counter-clockwise in a single file line, 6 feet apart, staying on the right side of the lane.

CURRENT CHANNEL (during open swim) – Operational Protocols: Due to the limited capacity and social distancing requirements all patrons in the current channel must swim with the the current.

YELLOW WATER SLIDE – Operational Protocols:

  • Slide dispatcher will wear a mask.
  • Riders under 48 inches tall are not permitted on this ride.
  • Riders will adhere to all posted attraction rules.
  • Riders will maintain social distancing between other households by waiting in line near designated waiting markers on the slide tower.

WATER PLAYSCAPE – Operational Protocols: Playscape is open and will be cleaned/disinfected after every reservation block.

WATER WALKING in the current channel (8-9 a.m. & 9:15-10:15 a.m.) – Operational Protocols:
Due to the limited capacity and social distancing requirements the following schedule is in place for the WATER WALKING reservation blocks:

  • First 30 minutes of the block = all walkers must walk against the current
  • Last 30 minutes of the block = all walkers must walk with the current


  • RIDGE POOL – Saturdays and Sundays: 5-7 p.m. (capacity restrictions apply) – call 303-409-2333 to schedule.
We are following all State of Colorado and Jefferson County public health orders related to COVID-19.
Thank you for your patience as we operate under new protocols.

Aquatics Exclusive Use Parties & Rentals

Consider this after hours option if you are planning a party or special event!

Reservations must be made at least 10 days in advance, 50% deposit required at time of reservation. Additional fees may apply. Children ages 5 & under, MUST be accompanied into the water by an adult (age 18 & up) and be within arms’ reach. Rental fee includes lifeguard(s) and exclusive use of the entire pool.
Ask about our outdoor pools available in the summer.
For more information please call 303.409.2520.

Ridge Recreation Center Pools,
Deer Creek & Weaver Hollow Outdoor Pool

1-25 people: $110/hour
26-50 people: $165/hour
51-99 people: $220/hour
100-150 people: $275/hour
151+ people: $330+/hour

Lilley Gulch Recreation Center Pool,
Columbine West & 6th Ave. West Outdoor Pools

1-25 people: $75/hour
26-50 people: $100/hour
51-99 people: $120/hour
100-150 people: $135/hour
151+ people: $150+/hour

Cabana & Shelter Rentals (summer only)

Available by reservation during open swim times at Deer Creek and Weaver Hollow Pool.


Each 10×10 cabana has 3 sides, 2 lounge chairs, 2 chairs and a small table. Serves a maximum of 8 people. Sides slide open to rent an additional cabana for larger groups. Multiple cabana rentals based on availability.
1 cabana, $15/session


Each 16×16 shelter is open on all sides
Serves approximately 16 people.
Picnic table(s) included*
1 shelter – $22.50/session

*Deer Creek Pool has 1 picnic table
*Weaver Hollow Pool has 2 picnic tables

For reservations, call 303.409.2520 prior to opening for the season. After opening day, call Pool Location.
No refunds due to inclement weather. Rescheduling will be based on availability.
Rental does not include admission fee. Cabanas NOT available if not reserved.

Working on your Merit Badge?

Scouts can complete lifesaving skills at one of our pools – $3.50 per person.
Reservations must be requested at least 10 days in advance.
Lifeguard assistance is an additional $15 per hour plus $15 per lap lane per hour.
Ridge Recreation Center 303.409.2333 or Lilley Gulch Recreation Center 303-409-2500.

Outdoor Pools

Outdoor pools are closed for the season

Pool amenities include:
Zero depth entry
Innertube Slide
Lap lanes
Concession stand
Rent a Pool Shelter or Cabana
Leisure & splash down features
Swim accessories in proshop

Weaver Hollow Pool

12750 W. Stanford Avenue, Morrison, CO 80465
720.981.3108 | Park Info

Pool amenities include:
25 meter outdoor pool
6 lap lanes
Diving well with 1 meter diving board
Concession stand, cash only
Wading Pool

6th Avenue West Pool

400 Holman Way, Golden, CO 80401
303.278.1000 | Park Info
Pool amenities include:
25 meter outdoor pool
Diving well with 1 and 3 meter diving boards
Concession stand, cash only
6 lap lanes
Wading pool

Columbine West Pool

7046 S. Webster Street, Littleton, CO 80128
303.978.9300 | Park Info
Pool amenities include:
Zero depth entry
Body flume slide
Lap lanes
Concession stand
Rent a Pool Shelter or Cabana
Leisure & splash down features
Swim accessories in proshop

Deer Creek Pool

8637 S. Garrison Street, Littleton, CO 80128
720.981.8393 | Park Info

Outdoor Pools Weather Policy: Safety is our top priority, and we will close in case of severe weather, but will re-open 30 minutes after severe weather passes. If the weather is below 65 degrees and the forecast calls for 65 degrees or below, we will not open. Classes take exception to the 65 degree weather rule, and you will be contacted if your Foothills swim class will be cancelled due to weather or other conditions.

Now Hiring Lifeguards!

Want to work with people, learn rescue skills, and teach swimming lessons?  Come be a part of our team!

Instructors and Lifeguards must be (age 15+), Head Lifeguards (age 17+). Fill out an application online now.

Call 303.409.2333 for information about Training Programs.

Have a birthday coming up? Check out our Birthday Party Opportunities.

Rent our pools for your next party!