City of Wrangell Parks and Recreation
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Swimming Pool & Recreation Facility - Swimming Pool


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Swimming Pool & Recreation Facility
Swimming Pool
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Facility Area Information

Wrangell, AK 99929
Phone: (907) 874-2444

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General Information
The Parks & Recreation Swimming Pool is available for public reservations and rentals. Rental of the Swimming Pool requires a minimum of one week lead time. This allows us to coordinate with department staff and ensure that we have adequate coverage to facilitate your rental. Please note that all facility rules apply for private parties, events, and programs. Ensure that you review our facility rules and guidelines prior to confirming your rental.

Reservations, rentals and refunds
• All rentals must be submitted as a reservation request to be reviewed by the Department Director or designee.
• The Swimming Pool is available to rent from 6:00AM-10:00PM, unless otherwise posted.
• Rental of the Swimming Pool requires one (1) week lead time. This will allow us to coordinate with department staff.
• Facilities WILL NOT BE RESERVED until the reservation request has been reviewed for approval and paperwork and payment are completed. Payment in full is expected prior to the facility use.
• The fee is based on the time that you are going to use the facility. Please consider the time you will need to set up and breakdown for your event. During birthday pool rentals, this time includes pool time and party time. Please include all the time you will need in your rental reservation request.
• An aquatics inflatable device is available as a rental add-on, upon request. The inflatable requires additional lifeguard staff; therefore, an extra fee per hour is applied to the total cost of the rental.

Use and Activities
  • Each user group is responsible for any damages to the facility. The misuse of the facility or failure to conform to the rules of this permit will be sufficient reason for denying future facility rental.
  • There is a cleaning deposit for the Swimming Pool. We ask that this be in check form and after the activity is over, the deposit may be returned. Cleaning and deposits are fully refundable if the facility is left in its original condition.
  • We ask that you leave the room you reserved in the same condition as when you arrived. All cleaning must be completed, and decorations removed immediately following the conclusion of your event (or by prior arrangements). Please do not use staples or nails on the walls or floor.
  • All tables and chairs must be returned to their original storage area or area designated by the facility staff. Tables and chairs must be cleaned before storage. Please indicate that you wish to have tables and chair at the time of your reservation as there is a limited supply.
  • Cleaning supplies, toilet paper, paper towels and garbage bag liners are stored in the facility laundry room as needed (across hall from office space).
  • If food and drink are to be in the pool lobby, the floor will need to be vacuumed and garbage taken out to dumpster in front of the Community Center (Church Street).

Facility Rules
Please note that private rental parties are required to follow the same rules, so make sure your guests are aware that their non-swimmers must be accompanied. Supervision is one adult to three (3) children.

• Children under the age of 7 and non-swimmers MUST be accompanied in the water by a mature responsible person 14 years of age or older. Their supervisor must accompany them at all times, staying within 4 feet of the swimmer.
• Swimmers must be 48” tall or able to swim one width of the pool without touching the sides or bottom of the pool. Non-swimmers or weak swimmers must notify a lifeguard on duty. Swimmers wishing to go to the deep water must be able to pass the deep-water swim test as outlined in the facility’s policy.
• All persons must obey rules and adhere to the requests made by Staff. Staff and Managers have discretion to remove violators from the pool and may set a “time out” for their own safety as well as the safety and enjoyment of all pool patrons.
• Swimsuits and trunks must be worn by persons using the pool. No cut-off pants are permitted in the pool. T-shirts may be worn. Patrons are not allowed on the pool deck with street shoes or clothes, except in the exercise machine area.
• All swimmers entering the pool must take a shower with soap and water.
• Chewing gum, food, and drink, with the exception of water, are not permitted in the locker room, on the pool deck, or in the pool. Water shall be in non-glass containers only.
• Persons with communicable diseases, open wounds, sore or inflamed eyes (because of infection), or discharge of the mouth or ears shall not use the pool.
• Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are prohibited from using the facility.
• No running in the lobby, locker rooms or pool deck.
• NO ROUGH HOUSING (pulling or pushing, throwing people, choke holds, jumping on each other, pushing off inner tubes, etc.)
• Spitting, screaming, and foul language are prohibited.
• No back dives or back flips from the edge of pool.
• No walking on deck with flippers.
• Inflatable toys, such as water wings, inflatable rings, and ski belts are not allowed at any time. Only Coast Guard-approved flotation devices will be allowed.
• Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible

I certify that I am the authorized representative of the organization named above and that the above statements are true. I agree for myself and for the organization named above to supervise all activities on the premise, and to comply with and enforce the rules and regulations of the facility during the time allocated for use by our group/organization. I agree for myself and for the organization named above to comply with the fee schedule governing permit users of City & Borough of Wrangell facilities.

The City & Borough of Wrangell immediately terminates this agreement if the Renting Party fails to comply with its promises to supervise all activities and to comply with and enforce all rules and regulations.


The Renting Party or group using the facility agrees to hold the City & Borough of Wrangell, its agents, employees and officials, while acting within the scope of their duties, harmless from all causes of action, demands and claims, including the cost of their defense, arising in favor of the organization, the organization’s employees, or third parties on account of personal injuries, death or damage to property arising or of the premises or in any way resulting from the willful or negligent acts or omissions of the organization, its agent, employees or representatives.

Fee Schedule

Reservation requests can be made online but in order to complete the reservation you must submit the paperwork, fees and deposit to the office.

Pool Rental Fees:
  • 0 - 15 People with 2 Guards     $50/hr
  • 16 - 30 People with 3 Guards    $75/hr
  • 31 - 45 People with 4 Guards    $100/hr
  • 46 - 60 People with 5 Guards    $125/hr

Pool with Nessie Rental Fees:
  • 0 - 15 People with 3 Guards $75/hr
  • 16 - 30 People with 4 Guards $100/hr
  • 31 - 45 People with 5 Guards $125/hr
  • 46 - 60 People with 6 Guards $150/hr

Reservations & Activities

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