Parents teaching tots to swim at Pullen Park Pool

Parents teaching tots to swim at the Pullen Parks Aquatics Center Pool. 

Pullen Aquatic Center

Raleigh's premier competitive aquatic venue

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Programs Therapy Pool Availability and Rules Lap Lane Availability Diving Area Rules

Hours may vary due to staffing. Please call before visiting for the most up-to-date hours. Learn more about the cost of admission and passes to the pool.

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Adult Lap Swim Closed 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed
Recreational Swim Closed 12:30 to 5 p.m.  12:30 to 5 p.m.  12:30 to 5 p.m.  12:30 to 5 p.m.  12:30 to 8 p.m.  Closed

Warm Water Therapy Pool and Diving Board hours based on staffing.  Please call for daily hours.

Closures/Modified Hours
October 21 - 23 – Closed for Swim Meet 
November 11 - 13 – Closed for Swim Meet
November 24 - 25 – Closed for Thanksgiving
December 23 - 26 – Closed for Christmas
December 31 – Closed for New Years Eve
January 1 – Closed for New Years Day
January 13 – Closed at 12 p.m. for Swim Meet
January 14-15 – Closed for Swim Meet
January 16 – Closed for MLK Day




Tricia Severa, Facility Director
Chris Macon, Asst. Facility Dir.



Pullen Aquatic Center
410 Ashe Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27606




Two swimmers on deck, cheering unseen swimmers in pool

Therapy Pool Availability and Rules

A group of parents and their tots listening to instructor inside the therapy pool at Pullen Park Aquatic Center

The warm-water teaching pool is used for therapy, swimming lessons, recreational swimming, and other scheduled classes. For safety, recreational swimming is limited to non-swimmers under 4′6″ tall and their guardians. Lap swimming and intense aerobic exercise (including swimming laps with face submerged) are not allowed in the teaching pool.

  • The teaching pool is closed to the general public during swimming lessons.
  • Please limit jumping from the pool deck to water over two feet deep.
  • Please stay off the divider wall.

Lap Lane Availability

Swimmer in lap pool with arm raised mid breastroke at Pullen Park

Lap lanes are available for exercise during certain times of the day. Contact 919-996-6197 for more information. 

Lap swimming rules and etiquette

Diving Area Rules

girl in a low mid dive off a spring board at Pullen Park Pool
  • There should be only one person on the diving stand at a time.
  • Please dive from the end of the board only and straight out. Diving to the side is prohibited.
  • Before diving, wait until the preceding diver swims clear. After diving, swim immediately to the side and exit the pool.
  • Please avoid “double bouncing” and running dives.
  • Swimming under and hanging on the diving boards are prohibited.
  • A high dive board is for use by people who are taller than the third rung of the diving stand.

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