boy holding his nose going down a slide before hitting the pool inside the Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center


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Operations Update Water Features Hours Rental Information Lap Lane Availability

Note: The admission fees for this facility are different from other City of Raleigh pools.

Waterslide, Vortex, Current Channel
Note:
 Due to recent staffing shortages these attractions may be closed or the schedule may be adjusted. Please call the facility at 919-996-5600 the day you plan to visit to inquire about adjustments to the schedule for these attractions.

Contact

 

919-996-5600
Aaron Weaver - Facility Director
Christian Cavanaugh - Assistant Facility Director
Priscilla Holcomb - Assistant Facility Director

Aquatics

Address

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center
5908 Buffaloe Road
Raleigh, NC 27616

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Operations Update

Reservations are no longer be needed for recreation swim.  We welcome all swimmers on a first-come, first-serve basis as capacity limits allow.  If the facility has reached capacity when you arrive, a waiting list will be available.

Water Features

  • 3 story waterslide
  • Lazy river
  • Water vortex
  • Water basketball & water volleyball
  • 3 lap lanes (no back stroke flags)
  • Zero-depth entry with tot-size play area including water tumble buckets, a water curtain, and tot-size slide
  • Admission fees for this facility vary from other City Pools

Hours

Hours may vary due to staffing. Please call before visiting for the most up-to-date hours.

  Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Recreation Swim 1 to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3 to 7 p.m.

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. 
Buffaloe Road has 3 lap lanes with no backstroke flags.

Lap Swimming Rules and Etiquette