Mercer Island

Fall 2016 / Winter 2017

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Guide

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MARY WAYTE POOL 34 Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Mary Wayte Pool is located on Mercer Island near the high school. The pool is a public resource for all Mercer Island residents. It is owned by the Mercer Island School District and managed/operated by Olympic Cascade Aquatics (OCA) with support from the City of Mercer Island. Address: 8815 SE 40th, Mercer Island, WA 98040 Phone: (206) 588-1117 Web Address: Hours: Fall/Winter (Sep 6 - Apr 9) Mon, Wed, Fri 5:30am - 9pm Tue, Thr 5:30am - 8pm Sat 7am - 2:30pm Sun 10am - 2:30pm Building opens 10 minutes before the first program. Building closes 15 minutes after the last program. Our complete schedule and program registration is available online at Recreational Swim Schedule Mary Wayte Pool offers many recreational swimming opportunities for all ages. Lap Swims and Family Swims are offered throughout the day, some evenings, and weekends as well. OCA Swim School OCA Swim School offers a technique–based curriculum with low instructor to student ratio. This allows each student to progress at their own rate based on ability and comfort level. Lessons are available for children six months to adult. It's about safety, fitness, and fun! Swim lesson registration begins 30-days prior to the first lesson. Riptides (Pre-competitive/Youth Fitness) This program is geared to help younger swimmers get ready to join a competitive swim program and older swimmers an opportunity to exercise and get fit! Classes are set up by age so swimmers can be with their friends! Come join your friends and learn to Swim Fast and Have Fun! Aquatic Fitness Activities Aquatic Fitness activities are available at Mary Wayte Pool for all ages and activity levels. These include Shallow Water Fitness, Deep Water Fitness, and Senior Swim. These full body and low impact exercise opportunities are great for an everyday workout or to supplement a diverse fitness routine. Lifeguard and Aquatics Recreation Training Advanced Training in water safety and scuba is offered at Mary Wayte pool. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is offered at least twice per quarter. Birthday/Party Rentals Birthday/Party Rentals are available for special events. Parties include exclusive use of the facility with professional lifeguards. Pizza, birthday cake, or a movie during the party will be arranged for a wet and memorable occasion. Please call the pool to help schedule your event. Mercer Island has a strong tradition and interest in aquatic activity and Mary Wayte Pool is one of the most heavily used pools in the Pacific Northwest. A full range of programs and services are available from infant to senior, recreation to competition, as well as programs for the adaptive population. Come down and jump in!! Please call or stop by the pool with questions, or find all scheduling, pricing, and online program registration at

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