Aquatics Division

Welcome to the Cheyenne Aquatic Division!

News & Updates:

The Cheyenne Aquatic Center will open under restrictions under current Wyoming Health Code on May 26, 2020. This will only include lap swim for the current time. Please see the Summer Hours and COVID-19 Restrictions and Rules tabs below for further information. We look forward to seeing you at the pool!

The Spray Park will open June 1, 2020 with limited capacity. Please see the Spray Park Hours and Fees tabs below for more information.

Please reserve your lap lane or Spray Park time here:
Sign Up!

Click here to check out the full PDF of rules and restrictions during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Click here to check out the full PDF of Operating Hours during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Click here to check out a list of helpful reminders and things you don’t want to forget to pack for your trip to the Aquatic Center or Spray Park.

Contact Us:
-For questions and information, please call the Cheyenne Aquatic Center at 307-637-6455.
-Manager: Desiree Vapenik, DVapenik@CheyenneCity.org, 307-637-6456.

Contact Us

Aquatics Manager


Desiree Vapenik
Office: 307-637-6456
Email: DVapenik@cheyennecity.org

Aquatics Foreman Staffing

Alex Sutton
Office: 307-637-6457
Email: Asutton@cheyennecity.org

Aquatics Foreman Maintenance


Tom Berg
Office: 307-638-4376
Email: Tberg@cheyennecity.org

Facility Hours

Cheyenne Aquatic Center - School Year Hours

931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

Check back in the fall for an updated schedule:

Cheyenne Aquatic Center - 2020 COVID-19 Summer Hours

931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

May 26 – July 1, 2020 Schedule:
Lap Swim
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m., & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m., & 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please reserve your lap lane here:
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Please note: Swim times are limited and restricted per current Wyoming Health Code.

Johnson Pool-Closed for 2020 Season

303 East 8th Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6239

Closed for 2020 Season:
Weather Permitting

Lap Swim
No Lap Swim Available

Recreational Swim:
No Rec Swim Available

Party rentals unavailable at this time.

Sloan's Lake Boat Rentals-Closed for 2020 Season

In Lions Park, Cheyenne
Located at intersection of Carey Avenue & 8th Avenue
307-637-6423 (open seasonally)

Closed for 2020 Season:
Weather Permitting

No Boat Rentals Available

There is no swimming permitted at Sloan’s Lake.

For large group reservations, please call 307-637-6455.

Cheyenne Aquatic Center Spray Park

Spray Park will open June 1, 2020

Located behind the Cheyenne Aquatic Center
931 Martin Esquibel Street, Cheyenne
307-637-6455

Hours (Starting June 1, 2020):
Weather Permitting
M, W, F: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Please reserve your Spray Park time here:
Sign Up!

Admission Fees

Cheyenne Aquatic Center

Recreational Swim Fees:
Under 4: Free
Ages 5 – 59: $5
Ages 60+: $4.50
Master: $4.50
Military: $4.50
Family: Please ask the front counter about our family pricing

Lap Swim Fees:
Ages 8-59: $3.75
Ages 60+: $3.25
Master: $3.25
Military: $3.25

Please reserve your lap lane here:
Sign Up!

Toddler Time Fee:
$2/person

Water Exercise Drop-In Fee:
$5/person

Johnson Pool-Closed for 2020 Season

Recreational Swim Fees:
Closed for 2020 Season
Under 7: $1.25
Ages 8 – 17: $3
Ages 18 – 59: $3.50
Ages 60+: $3

Lap Swim Fees:
Closed for 2020 Season
Under 7: $1.25
Ages 8-17: $2.25
Ages 18-59: $2.50
Ages 60+: $2.25

Sloan's Lake Boat Rentals-Closed for 2020 Season

Paddleboats:
Closed for 2020 Season
30 Minutes: $6
1 Hour: $9

Canoes:
Closed for 2020 Season
30 Minutes: $5
1 Hour: $8

Kayaks:
Closed for 2020 Season
30 Minutes: $4
1 Hour: $6

Paddleboards:
Closed for 2020 Season
30 Minutes: $10
1 Hours: $20

For large group reservations, please call 307-637-6455.

Spray Park

Spray Park will open June 1, 2020
General Fees:
8 Years and Under: $1.25
9 Years & Over: $2.25

Punch Card Payment Only. You can purchase a punch card at the Front Counter or by calling 307-637-6455.

Spray Park access will be from the south gate only. No entrance to the main facility will be permitted.

Please reserve your Spray Park time here:
Sign Up!

Punch Cards & Passes

Punch Cards can be used at all facilities.

Aquatic Fitness Pass

Aqua Fitness Class Pass:
$50/month for full access to all Aqua Ex. classes, rec & lap swims. Please register for classes to be guaranteed a spot.

Discount Punch Cards

For Lap Swim, Recreational Swims, Johnson Pool, Boat Rentals and Water Exercise Drop-Ins:

  • $20 worth of swimming for $18
  • $30 worth of swimming for $27
  • $40 worth of swimming for $36
  • $50 worth of swimming for $45

 

Passes

1 Month:
Ages 8 – 17: $30
Ages 18 – 59: $45
Ages 60+: $30
Master: $25
Military: $30
Family: $90

6 Months:
Ages 8 – 17: $140
Ages 18 – 59: $160
Ages 60+: $140
Master: $125
Military: $140
Family: $480

1 Year: 
Ages 8 – 17: $200
Ages 18 – 59: $250
Ages 60+: $200
Master: $180
Military: $200
Family: $650
Military Family: $550

Aquatic Fitness

No current registrations available at this time.

Acquapole® Toning


The Acquapole Toning program utilizes the resistance of the water, the use of music, and the unique acquapole to improve all the components of fitness. It tones arms, shoulders, abdomen and legs. Acquapole Fitness involves 20 grips and 150 exercises using those grips. A unique, versatile class suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Limit of 8 participants.

Aqua Aerobics


This one-hour focuses on developing cardio endurance. Workouts focus on large muscle groups with sustained interval & flexibility exercises. No swimming skills required.

Aqua Exercise


This one-hour class focuses on flexibility. Workouts include static exercises that emphasize movements through a normal range of motion and basic aerobics. No swimming skills required.

Aqua Spinning


Aqua Spin is a cardio workout, similar to an on-land spin class, that is focused on cardio and toning. You’ll be able to set your own intensity for this workout. 8 bikes available per class. No swimming skill required.

Aqua Tabata


Come experience Tabata in the water!! This new, exciting class uses interval training, it alternates short bouts of high intensity moves with less intense recovery periods. The
water offers added resistance and reduces impact to the joints. You can use this as
your personal form of exercise to build endurance and raise metabolism, as cross training for athletic land-based performance or as a buoyant alternative to land Tabata training. Come experience this exhilarating workout in the comfortable environment of the pool.

Aqua Toning


Designed to supplement your personal exercise program, Aqua Toning uses equipment + water resistance to tone specific muscle groups. This class does not provide a cardio workout. Conducted in shallow water. No swimming skills required.

Deep Water Walking


Deep water is the ideal exercise environment to work all muscle groups with no impact on the joints. This class uses equipment that allows your body to be completely buoyant while offering resistance. Perfect for those just starting activity or wanting to change up their existing routine.

Deep Water Tabata


Come experience Tabata in the deep water! This new exciting class uses interval training as it alternates short bouts of high intensity moves with less intense recovery periods. The water offers added resistance and more core action as you are suspended in deep water. Come experience this experience this exhilarating workout in the comfortable environment of the pool.

Learn to Swim

The Aquatic Division is pleased to offer American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Starting at 6 months of age to adult we offer many levels to suit your families learn to swim needs. We offer classes year round and swim tests to adequately place your child in the correct class.

You can register online, call 307-637-6455, or stop by the Aquatic Center to sign up for classes. We also offer private lessons, please call for more information and scheduling.

It should be expected that a child will spend several sessions at the same level. Children must be developmentally ready to complete the required skills, which can take time

No current registrations available.

Parent Child Level 1

Designed for children 6 months to 3 years, Parent Child level 1 allows Guardians and their young ones to bond and grow as they get used to the aquatic environment. Guardians will work closely with the instructor and their little ones to familiarize and instruct steppingstone techniques they can use for years to come.

Parent Child Level 2

Developing on skills learned in Parent Child level 1, level 2 will prepare both guardians and their young ones for the preschool levels. Instructors and Guardians will work closely to insure the child is ready for the skills and independence developed in preschool levels.

Preschool Level 1

Starting at age 3, Preschool level 1 sets a foundation for safety and aquatic skills. Under the guidance of an instructor and their attendant, children will learn basic skills to grow and build upon in later levels.

Preschool Level 2

Using skills learned in Preschool level 1, Preschool level 2 encourages children to broaden and advance their aquatic skills. The instructor and their attendant will use games and child participation to provide a learning environment suitable for growth into later levels.

Preschool Level 3

In the last stage of Preschool Lessons, Preschool level 3 focuses on swimming and independence. Children will work with the instructor and their attendant to improve upon previously learned skills and develop strokes.

Learn to Swim Level 1

Used as a starting point and as a point of continued education, Learn to Swim level 1 reviews and builds upon basic skills. Instructors and their attendants will work with children to improve their skills and begin developing stroke technique.

Learn to Swim Level 2

Learn to Swim level 2 takes skills and techniques learned in level 1 and builds upon them, focusing on strengthening swimming independence and fundamental skills. Instructors and their attendants also work with children to promote aquatic safety.

Learn to Swim Level 3

Used as a turning point in fundamental skills, Learn to Swim level 3 takes stroke techniques and develops them further. Instructors will work with children on expanding their knowledge and capability of all the strokes and dives.

Learn to Swim Level 4

In Learn to Swim Level 4, swimmers improve on strokes and techniques introduced in Learn to Swim Level 3. Learn to Swim Level 4 also focuses on swimmers improving their independence, endurance and safety in the water.

Learn to Swim Level 5

Learn to Swim Level 5 is designed to help swimmers refine their technique in all six of the strokes taught in Learn to Swim. Swimmers also focus on skills that improve their independence and safety in the water.

Orca Swim Team

This program is for children who have a Learn to Swim Level 5 or higher swimming ability and want to learn the basics of competitive swimming. Orca Swim Team includes structured swim practices that focuses on stroke technique, endurance, sprinting and competition. Swimmers get to participate in monthly swim meets during the summer. Fees include a recreation swim pass.

Programs & Classes

Mermaid 101

An introductory course to life under the sea! You’ll learn how to safely use and swim in a Monofin and Funfin Tail. Must be at least 8 years old and be able to pass the pre-requisite. Focus on safety, learning the dolphin kick, and fun mermaid games & tricks. Successful completion includes membership to the Mermaid Club and discounts on tail rentals/purchases. Rental tail included in course fee.

Beginning Springboard

This hour-long class is for children with no prior springboard diving lessons or experience. You’ll learn proper technique for forward and backward approaches, takeoffs (leaving the springboard), and proper entries. Basic required dives (forward, back, reverse, inward, and twist) will be introduced. Must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim to side of pool unassisted. Springboard diving is a technical sport and requires repetition of basic skills before moving onto next skill set. Students will progress at their own rate. An advanced springboard class will be added if necessary.

Lifeguard Training Classes

Provided by The American Red Cross. Participants must be at least 15 years old by end of class to participate and must be able to swim 300 yd continuously using these strokes (in this order): 100 yd front crawl, 100 yd breaststroke, 100 yd front crawl/breaststroke.

Course will test swimmer’s ability to swim 20 yd using front crawl/breaststroke, surface dive to 10 ft, retrieve 10 lb object, return to surface, swim 20 yd back to start with object, exit pool in 1 min. 40 sec. When returning, face must remain above water, and participant must hold object with both hands. Tread water without hands 2 min.

Call 307-637-6455 for exact dates and fees.

Water Safety Instructor Class

Provided by The American Red Cross. Participants must be 16 years old by end of class to participate and must be able to swim the following strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4: front crawl 25 yd, back crawl 25 yd, breaststroke 25 yd, elementary backstroke 25 yd, sidestroke 25 yd, butterfly 15 yd.; maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling); tread water for 1 minute.

Call 307-637-6455 for exact dates and fees.

Special Events

Mermaid Camp

A full Mermaid 101 class each day! Participants learn new skills and build up endurance while swimming with tails. Bring a sack lunch to eat on the Main Pool Party Pad. After Lunch, a mermaid makeover will happen, followed up with Rec Swim and fun mermaid-themed games.

Community Classes

Help keep your family and community safe by learning life-saving techniques during our community CPR/AED and First Aid Classes.Certificate good for 2 years through the American Red Cross. $60/person.

Held at the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Drive).

Winter Tri Series

A 4-part progressive event that includes a swim, stationary bike ride, and run. Register for an individual event or take the challenge and complete all 4.

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Have fun diving for eggs with your child’s specific age group, then enjoy pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, Glitter Tattoos, and games. Tickets are $8 in advance/$10 at the door.

Spring Break Rec Swim

Join us for extended rec swim hours during Spring Break. Regular rec swim admission and rules apply. Prices for Rec Swim can be found above in the Aquatic Center Fees section.

Punch Card Sale

Save 25% off of face value. These punch cards make great gifts and are a great way to send your 8+-year-old children to the pool without cash or credit cards! Can be used at all Aquatic Facilities.

Punch passes on sale:

May 26th-June 12th

Water Safety Fair

Join the Lifeguards, Fire, AMR, and Police to learn how to prevent drowning and keep children safe in, on, and around the water.

Facility Rules

For the safest and most enjoyable experience, please review the rules before enjoying any of our facilities.

All facilities employ the Under-8 rule, specifying that those under the age of 8 must be within arm’s reach of an adult (15 years or older) at all times.