All of the City of Albuquerque Pools are available to rent. They are great for birthday parties, neighborhood block parties, and company picnics.
How To Rent A City Pool
Call your local pool and ask to speak to the manager. They can tell you what dates are available, make arrangements for accessibility needs, explain the rules and guidelines for renting, and make your reservation.
The rental fee for all pools other than the West Mesa Aquatic Center and Sierra Vista Pool is $50 per hour, with a 2-hour minimum.
Sierra Vista is $100 per hour with a 2-hour minimum as well.
This fee includes lifeguards.
Rental reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Please see below for details on renting the West Mesa Pool.
West Mesa Aquatic Center
Pool rentals are reserved in advance on a first-come first-serve basis.
Reservations for each month are opened on the first of the month prior. Please go to the pool on the first of the month that is prior to the reservation date with a deposit of $100.00. This deposit is nonrefundable and is applied to the total cost of the rental period.
If the first of the month falls on a weekday (Monday-Friday), the NORTH entrance will open at 5:30am. If the first of the month falls on a weekend (Saturday-Sunday) the SOUTH entrance will open at 11:00am.
The fee for West Mesa Pool is $100 per hour, per pool (one indoor and one outdoor pool), with a 2-hour minimum. This fee includes lifeguards. The maximum amount of guests allowed for the indoor slide pool is 100 and the Maximum for the outdoor slide pool (summer only) is 150. The Olympic pool is not available for rentals.
The outdoor pool is only open during summer months. If your guest list is more than 100, you will be required to rent the outdoor pool. If your guest list is over 150, you will be required to rent both pools.
To make a reservation you must reserve the pool in person (6705 Fortuna Rd NW), please call (505) 836-8718, extension 0 for more information.
Birthday Parties at West Mesa Aquatic Center
Party reservations are made on a first come first served basis. There is a 10-child paid minimum and an 18-child maximum. From fall to spring, parties can have more than 18 guests, but it must be approved by West Mesa Aquatic Center management. One party per family per day, please.
Make your reservation by calling West Mesa at (505) 836-8718, extension 0.
Birthday parties are scheduled for public recreation hours only. During summer hours, party guest reservations are included in capacity limits. Parties not reserved in advance are not accepted.
The price of admission for birthday parties are $1.50 per person. Please inform your guests to give the cashier your last name when they arrive so that they are not charged. If you are not paying for the other guests, they must still give us your name in order to receive the discounted admission price.
Birthday Party Rules
- Persons using the slide must be able to swim.
- Children are not allowed to sit on a swimmers lap to go down the slide.
- No one is allowed to catch or wait for a non-swimmer in the tank.
- Children 8 years and younger or wearing a floatation device must be supervised by an adult in the water within arm's length reach.
- Children 10 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult or parent who remains in the facility.
- Only suits with smooth backs/bottoms/sides are allowed on the slide. Suits with zippers, buttons, pockets, snaps, rivets, eyelets, or buckles are not allowed on the slide.
Please be aware that your party may be canceled or cut short without warning if the pool closes for weather or health reasons.
Both indoor and outdoor pools close for lightning.
Health and weather issue closures are out of our control.