Dive right in! Our aquatics department has something for everyone – from lap swimming, aqua fitness, adult & youth swim lessons, to advanced swim and water safety programs.Our year-round aquatics facility creates the ability to swim during our coldest and our warmest months.


Mid-May to mid-September, our pools and splash park are uncovered and ready for you and your family to enjoy summer at Thoreau.

  • 2 outdoor competition size swimming pools
  • 2 outdoor adult-only hot tubs
  • Splash park for children
  • Diving well
  • Shallow well for swim instruction and children
  • Poolside Cafe with healthy options for the whole family
  • Shaded Picnic Area
  • Lounge chairs
  • Fenced in property
  • Fully trained lifeguard staff



Swim School

Progressive curriculum & small class sizes. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors & Lifeguards. No Membership required to participate in swim lessons

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Sharks Swim Team

Join the Thoreau Sharks Swim Team, and discover a fun and supportive swimming community. Our highly-trained coaches teach competitive swimming techniques, overall fitness conditioning and bring a spirit of fun to the pool.

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Private Adult & Youth Swim Lessons

A private lesson is a great option for children or adults interested in a tailored experience with 1-on-1 instruction.

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Schedule a Complimentary Swim Profile

Email our Aquatics Staff to schedule your profile at

PART Program

Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART) is an eight week online group wellness education program that teaches participants science-backed skills to manage stress and modify daily routines to increase resiliency and joy.

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