Borah Pool


borah pool.JPGCLOSED FOR 2018 SEASON

(208) 608-7675 or (208) 608-7680

Hours (Daily):
June 1 - August 19
1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

August 20 - August 31 
3:00 to 6:00 p.m

Lap Swim 16+ years:
June 1 - August 19
Daily/12:05-1:30 p.m.
M-F/5:35-6:35 p.m.

August 20-August 31
1:00-3:00 p.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Admission Rates

Free admission to all swimmers age 65 and over! 

11 years old and under $2.00
12 - 18 years $2.50
Adults $3.75
Age 65 and over Free
One adult and 2 children $7.00

Children must be 9 or older to attend the pool without an adult.  Kids 8 and younger must be supervised in the water by a guardian age 16 or older.  

Special Admission Rates
Monday-Thursday 4:00-5:30pm
Friday & Saturday 7:00-9:00pm

Youth - 18 years of age $1.25
Adults $2.50

Family Swim Wednesday Evening/Weekends
Per family rate of $8.00
*Admission includes up to five family members each additional is $1.00 

Adapted Swimming Lessons

Lessons are available for participants with disabilities who would like to learn swimming skills and water safety awareness. Class size is limited to 8 students. There will be two instructors teaching the classes and a lifeguard on duty at all times. Previous swimming or water experience is not necessary. Lessons will be under close supervision by the teachers, but will not be 1:1. All lessons will take place at Borah pool, 801 Aurora; an aquatic lift is available at the pool.

Visit Online Registration for detailed information on current lessons.

Additional information on Adapted Recreation

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Pool Information

"L" shaped with 25 yard length and 6 lanes in long section.

4100 square feet surface area, 220,000 water gallons.

Deep end 12 feet deep, has two one-meter diving boards.

Shallow area has step in entry and slide for ages 5 and younger.

Separate sprayground facility on NE side of pool deck.

Rules for the pools.

Private Rentals

Pool may be rented for private parties any night of the week from 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Reservations must be made and fees paid in advance. See pool party rates.

Youth Outdoor Pool Swimming Lessons

Classes are available at all outdoor pools through the Boise Parks and Recreation Stroke & Turn Aquatic Recreation program (STAR). Eight 25 minute classes are offered in two-week sessions, Monday-Thursday. Class size is limited. Registration is available on a first-come, first served basis. Pre-school classes are available to ages 2-4 years. Swimmers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water. For all other classes students must be at least 4 years of age.

Visit Online Registration for detailed information on current lessons.

Summer Recreation Swim Team (5-18 Yrs)

Open to all youth ages 5-18 who are NOT year-round competitive swimmers.  Swimmers who participate in organized competitive swimming between January 1 and May 31 are not eligible for this league.

Improve your swimming skills and enjoy fun, competitive meets between other city and private pool teams.  Participants must be able to swim 25 yards prior to the first practice.Swimmers will compete based on the age they are as of June 1st. Coaches will train participants in basic swimming skills. Practice times will be decided by age of your child. Register Online beginning April 16, 2018 for residents and April 18, 2018 for non-residents. All meets begin at 5:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Team sizes are limited, and registration is on a first come, first served basis.


Amenities & Details

  • Pool

Smoking Prohibition

Boise Smokefree Park SignSmoking is prohibited in all public parks, including within 20 feet of the Boise Greenbelt, except in designated areas within Ann Morrison and Julia Davis parks and city-owned golf courses.

NOTE: E-cigarettes are not prohibited under the ordinances.


Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner's risk and expense. Boise Valley Towing at (208) 389-9707.