Whitmore Pool

Panoramic of Whitmore Pool in summer.

Whitmore Pool is closed for the season. We will reopen in May 2019.


The Whitmore Pool is located at 904 Benton Crossing Road, adjacent to the Whitmore Recreation Area. The facility includes a six-lane 25-meter pool, children's wading pool, restrooms, hot showers, lawn area, shade structure, complimentary Wi-Fi, and concessions. The pool is open from mid-May through early September and is available for private use by reservation. American Red Cross-certified personnel staff the pool. Swim lessons and youth camps are offered throughout summer. The Whitmore Pool is also home to the Mammoth Lakes Swim Team, the Mammoth Sharks!                            Swimming Logos

2018 Whitmore Pool Schedule and Session Times

June 16 – August 26 (Closed July 4 & August 16)
Mon. – Fri. 12:30 – 3:30pm | Sat. 10:00am – 6:00pm | Sun. 12:00 – 6:00pm (Lap lanes available)

May 7 – August 31 (Closed July 4)
AM Lap Swim (Mon. – Fri.) 6:30 - 8:30am
PM Lap Swim (Tues. & Thur.) 5:30 - 7:30pm

FREE SWIM DAY - Sunday, August 26, 2018

Celebrate the last public swimming day of the season with complimentary admission this Sunday, August 25, 2018. 

EXTENDED LAP SWIM HOURS - Week of August 27 - August 31

To assist our many willing, eager and devoted lap swimmers reach their summer swimming goals, we have extended lap swim hours for the week of August 27 – 31. You now have an extra 9 hours to swim those laps! The new lap swim hours  for the week of August 27 - August 31 are as follows:

  • MONDAY-FRIDAY: 6:30 - 9:30AM 
  • MONDAY-THURSDAY: 5:00 - 8:00PM


Celebrate the end of the lap swim season by joining us for the Whitmore 50 Challenge Breakfast on Friday, August 31 between 7:30 – 9:30am. Swimmers reaching or eclipsing the 50 miles will be presented with a custom Whitmore 50 T-shirt and swim camp – let’s go swimmers, you can do it!

All dates and times are weather dependent. 

2018 Summer Rates

ADULTS (18+) $5 $140 $24 $2 each
$3.25 $120 $15 $2 each
YOUTH (6-17) $3.25 $60 $15 $2 each
CHILD (5 & under) $2 NA $8 $1 each
INFANT (2 & under) FREE w/ 
paying adult
FREE w/ 
paying adult
FREE w/ 
paying adult
FREE w/ 
paying adult

The Whitmore Pool accepts cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and personal checks (with a valid Driver's License).

Special Events

Lap Swim and Whitmore Challenge commences – May 7
Mammoth Lakes Swim Team training commences - May 8
Mammoth Lakes Swim Team “Splash Bash Meet ‘n’ Greet” – June 10
Whitmore Pool Grand Opening (Public Swimming) and Free Swim Day – June 16
World’s Largest Swim Lesson – June 21
Mammoth Lakes Swim Team Shark-A-Thon Fundraiser – TBD
FREE Swim Sundays – July 29 and August 26
Mammoth Lakes Swim Team Home Meet – TBD

Swim Lesson Program

The Whitmore Pool offers aquatics classes structured along the guidelines of the American Red Cross 'Learn to Swim' program. Group and private lessons are available for all ages and levels. Youth group sessions include both 5 week programs (once a week, Mondays or Saturdays) and week-long sessions (5 days, Monday - Friday). Register hereSwim Lessons

Youth Aquatic Camps

The Whitmore Pool hosts two Aquatics Camp (July 30 - August 3) for 9-14 year olds who are able to swim at least 2 lengths of the pool, submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet, and tread water for 1 minute. Register here.

Facility Rentals

The Whitmore Pool is available for exclusive and shared short-term private rentals. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (760) 965-3690 or submit an online reservation request for your next family gathering, tournament, team practice, corporate event or party today.


The Whitmore Pool is located at 904 Benton Crossing Road adjacent to the Whitmore Recreation Area. Contact the Whitmore Pool at (760) 965-3692 or the Parks and Recreation Office at (760) 965-3690. Whitmore Google Map