• Reservations are strongly recommended for indoor pool use, this can be done by calling the Civic Center.  Residents are allowed one lane reservation a day and reservations can be made up to one week in advance to the day.
  • Residents only will be permitted and children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Each swimmer/household group will be given their start and end time, time slot will be given to walk-ins if current reservation is more than 15 minutes late.
  • Household groups are limited to 10 people or less.
  • The Main Lap pool will be divided into six sections, the Activity pool will be reserved for use by one household at a time.
  • Whirlpool use is limited to 15 minutes of use by and individual alone and/or members of the same household/group together. Only adults are permitted in the whirlpool.
  • Lockers are open, residents must provide their own locks. Showers are open for single use only; all users are required to sanitize after usage – sanitizing equipment is provided.
  • Fitness equipment is for adult use only, will be distributed by the lifeguard staff, and sanitized after each user.

The Indoor Pool at the Civic Center is open year-round and includes the following amenities: 

  • Main Pool - 6 lanes, 25 yards, 3 Civic Center Indoor Activity Pool1/2 to 5 feet deep
  • Activity Pool - Zero depth to 3 feet deep
  • Whirlpool

The Indoor Pool hosts a variety of water exercise classes, as well as occasional special events for families, such as our Spring 'Diving For Eggs' program. The Indoor Pool is also host to the Independence High School Swim Team - scheduled times for practices and meets are posted during the winter season. Usage of the Indoor Pool facilities is included in the Civic Center membership.

The Outdoor Pool, located in Elmwood Park, includes the following amenities:

  • Main Pool
    • 8 lanes, 50 meters, 3-1/2 - 6 feet
  • Additional 2 feet deep area
  • Diving
    • One high dive
    • Two 1-meter boards
  • Activity Pool
    • Zero depth entry to 3-1/2 feet deep
    • Play structure and water slide
    • Water cannons
  • Whirlpool

For more information on our current roster of aquatics classes, click below.

For additional aquatics programs, see below or contact Aquatics Manager, April Lemke 


Swim Team