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Aquatics

The Ivy and Nelson pool are available for Lap Swim. Lap swim is ACTIVE DUTY ONLY from 6–9 a.m. weekdays. Active duty patrons have priority until 4 p.m. weekdays

Ivy Family Pool is open for recreation swim with restrictions. See schedule below.

Time blocks for recreation swimming are on a first come, first serve basis. No reservations will be made over the phone or in advance.

Please see schedule below for capacity restrictions and time block information.

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Ivy Indoor • Nelson Indoor
Fall/Winter Pool Schedule

All information is subject to change at any time.

Prices

100% ID Check" policy in effect.

All prices and policies are subject to change at the discretion of Fort Carson Aquatics.

Are you currently a legacy pass holder with questions about your pass validity? 

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Prices

Daily Pass

  • Free for Active Duty military
  • $3 per person: Retired military, DOD dependents, DOD civilians
  • $6 per person: General public/non-military

*Observation fees are charged at all Fort Carson pools between Memorial Day and Labor Day for all non-swimming patrons

Monthly Pass
  • $25 Individual monthly pass
  • $40 (2 or more) monthly pass

Annual Individual Pass

  • $100 for an Individual Pass
  • Available for purchase by eligible DOD patrons
  • Annual passes are valid for one calendar year from the date of transaction

Annual Family Pass 

  • $250 per family of 3+
  • Available for purchase by eligible DOD patrons
  • Family pass holders must all live in the same household
  • Annual passes are valid for one calendar year from the date of transaction

Water Aerobics
 

  • $3 per class
  • $30 for a 10-class punch card
  • $150 for an annual water aerobics pass

 

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Ivy Indoor Pool

Features:

  • 25-yard lap pool
  • Lap swim equipment
  • Zero entry family pool
  • Handicap lift
  • Men's and women's locker rooms
  • Family changing room
  • Aquatic exercise equipment available
  • 1- and 3-meter diving boards
  • All Water Aerobics Classes are offered at the Nelson Pool
  • Youth Swimming Lesson registration available through Eventbrite on the 15th of each month starting at 9:00 a.m (Our followers get notified first!)
  • 2 slides in the main pool
  • 2 slides in the family pool
  • Mushroom Fountain for kids

 

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Nelson Indoor Pool

Nelson Indoor Pool Features:

  • 25-yard lap pool
  • Lap swim equipment
  • Handicap lift
  • Men's and women's locker rooms
  • Family changing room
  • Aquatic exercise equipment available
  • Water aerobics
  • Group, private, child and adult swimming lessons
  • Youth Swimming Lesson registration available through Eventbrite on the 15th of each month starting at 9:00 a.m (Our followers get notified first!)
  • 1-meter diving board

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Ellis Outdoor Pool

 

  • 50-yard lap/open swim pool
  • Deck area for lounging
  • Handicap lift
  • Men's and women's locker rooms
  • Open seasonally from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend
  • Available for pool party reservations
  • Baby pools
  • 1 meter diving board
  • Water slide
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I bring a "floatie" or water wings for my child?

A: Only Coast Guard Approved flotation devices are approved for use at any of the pools. All flotation devices are inspected by aquatics staff. Learn more about choosing the right Personal Flotation Device (PFD) for your child.

 

Q: What age can I let my child go to the pool by him/herself?

A: Unaccompanied minors must be 13 years of age or older. Minors ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an eligible patron of the pool age 18 or older. Fort Carson Aquatics complies with 100% ID check policies.

 

Q: Can I bring a guest? They don't have military ID.

A: Yes, but your guest must be accompanied by an eligible patron at all times. The Daily Pass fee applies.

 

Q: Can I bring toys to the pool?

A: All toys must be approved by aquatics staff.

 

Q: Can I reserve a lane for laps?

A: Lap lanes are first-come, first-serve, no reservations. Lane sharing is enforced by aquatics staff.

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  • Ivy Indoor Pool
  • Hours:
    Monday
    5:00am-10:00pm
    Tuesday
    5:00am-10:00pm
    Wednesday
    5:00am-10:00pm
    Thursday
    5:00am-10:00pm
    Friday
    5:00am-10:00pm
    Saturday
    6:00am-8:00pm
    Sunday
    6:00am-8:00pm
    Federal/Training Holidays
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