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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Water Features Hours Rental Information Lap Lane Availability

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center is open with limited capacity.

Before visiting, please be sure to review our Aquatics Know Before You Go guide which includes important information about admission and reserving space at one of our pools. Reservation spots will be available 7 days in advance.

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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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

Reservations will be available online via RecLink. Space is also available for walk-in patrons. Reservation “no-shows” will be released to walk-in patrons if not present within 1 hour. If the facility reaches capacity, a waiting list will be available. Please inquire at front desk.

The water slide availability may be limited due to staffing. During limited staffing management strives to open the slide for 15 minutes during each hour.

The basketball goal and volleyball net have been removed to in the interest of physical distancing.

  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 Lane Availability
Lap Swimming Rules and Etiquette

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