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UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment runs into clogs & snags

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment runs into clogs & snags

The Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment project is underway after encountering some unforeseen issues that required repair before reopening.  Officials say that when replacing the pool liner and tile surfaces... [Read more]

REMINDER: Mount Rainier Pool closed for maintenance until January, 2018

REMINDER: Mount Rainier Pool closed for maintenance until January, 2018

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District wants to remind all that the Mount Rainier Pool is closed for maintenance until January, 2018. Pool users are encouraged to visit other facilities for aquatic... [Read more]

Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District community meeting is Sept. 13

Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District community meeting is Sept. 13

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District is making progress on its Aquatics Feasibility Study, and will be holding its last public community meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m.... [Read more]

‘Unforeseen issues’ may delay Mount Rainier Pool reopening to January 2018

‘Unforeseen issues’ may delay Mount Rainier Pool reopening to January 2018

The Mount Rainier Pool refurbishment project has encountered some unforeseen issues that will potentially delay the reopening date to January 2018. The original plan for this project was to replace the... [Read more]

LETTER: Huge THANK YOU to Aquatics Management Group for Mt. Rainier Pool

LETTER: Huge THANK YOU to Aquatics Management Group for Mt. Rainier Pool

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Mt. Rainier Pool is closed for renovations... [Read more]

Update from the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District

Update from the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District

By Scott Deschenes District General Manager We appreciate your support for the Mount Rainier Pool. We’ve had a busy month, and I wanted to share the highlights with you in this blog post. First, a quick... [Read more]

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Winter Break is just around the corner and you know what that means: it’s time for WINTER WATERLAND at Mount Rainier Pool! They’ll have 11 days of wet, wild fun from Dec. 19 – Jan. 2, between... [Read more]

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

This Friday and next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will offer exercise enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the brand new Flow Motion exercise mats at Mount Rainier Pool. Normandy Park’s own Christen... [Read more]

Not in school? Come to Mt. Rainier Pool for Veterans Day this Friday!

Not in school? Come to Mt. Rainier Pool for Veterans Day this Friday!

Friday is Veterans Day and you know what that means: No School! At Mount Rainier Pool we are continuing our pledge to parents that we’ll have a special event to help keep the kids busy on their... [Read more]

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool for a ‘Splashtacular’ – Five Days of Wet, Wild Fun, from April 4–8! For just $3 per day, kids can frolic and play (and exercise…shhhh!)... [Read more]

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

There is no school for middle and high school students in the Highline School District this Friday, so that means that Mt. Rainier Pool is having another “Not in School? Come to the Pool!”... [Read more]

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Join your friends at Mount Rainier Pool on MLK Day – Monday, Jan. 18 from Noon-2 p.m. – for an open swim. This is a great way to keep your kids busy on this national... [Read more]

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Parents: We heard you! After the Ho Ho Hos die down after Christmas, the rest of Winter Break often becomes just Ho-Hum. That’s why your Mount Rainier Pool is hosting four days of wet, wild fun between... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [Read more]

JOB: Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District hiring District General Manager

JOB: Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District hiring District General Manager

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District is seeking to hire a motivated, charismatic, innovative recreation and parks professional to become their District General Manager. The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan... [Read more]

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

The Easter Bunny may have left town, but there is one last egg hunt on the horizon! Kids and parents will be treated to a Duck Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 18 as the Mount Rainier Pool celebrates its annual... [Read more]

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

The City of Des Moines is in the process of updating the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan that provides a six-year plan and 20-year vision for the City’s parks, trails and open space, landmarks,... [Read more]

Sign up for Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Sign up for Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Registrations for Mount Rainier Pool’s first-ever Pumpkin Plunge will be available at Kids Day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this Saturday, Sept. 13. Instead of braving rainy or chilly... [Read more]

Camp KHAOS campers learn about ‘Pool Safely Day’ at Mount Rainier Pool

Camp KHAOS campers learn about ‘Pool Safely Day’ at Mount Rainier Pool

Contents of Pool Safely Day bags given to kids. Andy Beal teaching front float to Camp KHAOS kids. Dryland lesson – “Which floats, the rock or the beach ball?” During a regularly scheduled visit... [Read more]