Lake County Aquatic Center


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Lake County Aquatic Center
1000 West Sixth Street
Leadville, CO 80461
(719) 486-6986

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Residents: $5.00; SC(60) $4.00. Non-residents: $8.00; SC $6.00.
[September, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 6 lanes, indoors, 85ºF (29ºC)
One 1m diving board.


Located within the Middle School building.
Lake County
39.246772, -106.305819

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The pool is 10,152 feet above sea level. Leadville boasts being "North America's Highest Incorporated City" and the pool is the highest indoor pool in the United States. Olympic Gold Medalist Angel Martino trained here before the 1996 Atlanta Games.

Facility Reviews

When I swam laps there this morning, the posted temperature was 84ºF (29ºC). This is not an 82º pool, but you can get a good aerobic workout without swimming very hard thanks to the altitude.
[July, 2011]
I swam a 3,000 yard workout here today: The pool temperature was 85ºF; lap lanes were open; and diving and swimming lessons were underway, as well. Towel rental and lockers are available. The pool is a great asset to this historic mining and tourist town.
[September, 2017]